Intro to Industrial Maintenance

Advanced Manufacturing

Develop the fundamental skills needed to operate, install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair industrial equipment. You will be introduced to common tools and materials used in the field and gain an understanding of the basic theories of hydraulics and pneumatics needed for fluid power equipment. In addition you will receive a 10-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) certification.

Award: Career Pathway Certificate
Credits: Noncredit
Locations: Calmar, Peosta

Paying for the Program


There are many options available for tuition savings. Contact the Admissions or Financial Aid office for more information.

You may qualify to earn a Career Pathway Certificate at no cost if you meet all eligibility requirements.

Register and pay tuition now for the next class offering or Apply for Tuition Assistance.

  • For Tuition Assistance contact NICC Business and Community Solutions to complete the following:
    • Tuition Assistance Program Application
    • CASAS Assessment
    • Interview with NICC staff
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OSHA 10 Certification
Identifying Industrial Networking
Equipment (IND:242)
Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics (ELE:172)
Industrial Pumps (IND:247)
Workforce Ready Soft Skills
Total Hours - 164 hours

Students who successfully complete this certificate program are prepared to enter the workforce directly and/or apply certificate credits to enter Industrial Maintenance degree programs at NICC.

In partnership with Greater Dubuque Development Corporation and Opportunity Dubuque, the College will provide child care assistance at no cost to those who qualify while students are in class for this program. Also, full-time employed graduates from this program may qualify for additional child care support for up to 12 months at a licensed or registered child care provider. Child care services are available in the Dubuque and Peosta areas only.

Graduates of this Career Pathway Certificate program may enter the workforce or transfer course credit into the Industrial Maintenance Technician diploma program. For a listing of courses and how they transfer, visit the Credit for Prior Learning page and select "Credit for Northeast Iowa Community College Non-Credit Coursework" to see the "Non Credit to Credit Course Matrix."