Industrial Maintenance Technician

Advanced Manufacturing

The Industrial Maintenance Technician program provides comprehensive knowledge of different mechanical, hydraulic and electrical processes. Upon completing the program students will have the base competencies to perform at a higher level in an industrial maintenance position. The skills for installation, preventive maintenance, diagnostics, and equipment repair remain in high demand. As such, employment opportunities as an industrial maintenance technician are excellent. Program graduates will find their skills in demand in hospitals, schools, manufacturing, industrial/processing as well as on general building maintenance sites. Whether a part of a large corporation or a small business entity, graduates are assured of a challenging but rewarding career with promising promotional potential.

Award: Associate of Applied Science, Diploma
Credits: 67, 34
Locations: Peosta
Entry: Fall

Paying for the Program

$6,732 - 13,266*
Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $7,548 - 14,874*

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$22,318 - 56,662

Estimated annual salary range for Advanced Manufacturing graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations ​within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.

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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. ACCUPLACER® scores are valid for three years, and ALEKS® scores are valid for 18 months.

In addition to the College admission procedures outlined, applicants must be a high school graduate or equivalent and achieve a minimum ALEKS® score of 15. ACT® or ACT Compass® scores are also acceptable.

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2019-2020 Industrial Maintenance Class Schedule

Diploma

Fall

CourseTitleCredits
Fall
ELE:172 Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics 3.0
IND:242 Identifying Industrial Networking Equipment 1.0
IND:134 Print Reading 2.0
HCR:403 Basic Electricity 4.0
MAT:773 Applied Math II 3.0
SDV:179 The College Experience 3.0

Spring

CourseTitleCredits
Spring
COM:723 Workplace Communications 3.0
ELT:168 Instrumentation 3.0
IND:138 Electrical Installation and Repair 5.0
IND:139 National Electrical Code and Wiring 3.0
IND:192 Industrial Pumps 1.0
IND:195 Mechanical Drives 3.0

Prior to the completion of Term 1, students are required to provide their program faculty with a copy of their First Aid/CPR certificate.

Associate of Applied Science

Note: the Associate of Applied Science option is offered only on the Peosta campus.

Fall

CourseTitleCredits
Fall
IND:242 Identifying Industrial Networking Equipment 1.0
IND:134 Print Reading 2.0
ELE:172 Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics 3.0
HCR:403 Basic Electricity 4.0
MAT:773 Applied Math II 3.0
SDV:179 The College Experience 3.0

Spring

CourseTitleCredits
Spring
COM:723 Workplace Communications 3.0
ELT:168 Instrumentation 3.0
IND:138 Electrical Installation and Repair 5.0
IND:139 National Electrical Code and Wiring 3.0
IND:192 Industrial Pumps 1.0
IND:195 Mechanical Drives 3.0

Fall

CourseTitleCredits
Fall
BCA:212 Intro to Computer Business Applications 3.0
EGT:158 Fluid Power II/Pneumatics 2.0
ELE:203 Motor Control Circuits 4.0
ELT:171 Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) 3.0
IND:154 Solid State Components 3.0
WEL:119 Maintenance Welding 1.0

Spring

CourseTitleCredits
Spring
ENG:105 Composition I OR 3.0
SPC:112 Public Speaking 3.0
ENV:115 Environmental Science 3.0
IND:911 On the job Training 1.0
HCR:202 Intro to Cooling 3.0
IND:198 Mechatronics 3.0
PSY:112 Psychology of Human Relations 3.0
IND:240 Industrial Power Sources 1.0

Prior to the completion of Term 1, students are required to provide their program faculty with a copy of their First Aid/CPR certificate.

The Industrial Maintenance Technician program maintains formal articulation agreements with the institutions listed below. Students are encouraged to speak with their transfer college or university to verify that their planned courses at NICC will meet necessary requirements. Learn more about transferring from NICC.

Chris Carlson

Christopher Carlson
Dean of Career and Technical Education

  • Email: carlsonc@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 800.728.7367, ext. 168
  • Location: Peosta

Michael Wilfer
Industrial Maintenance Instructor

  • Email: wilfera@nicc.edu
  • Location: Peosta