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Industrial Equipment Technology (Certificate)

Study industrial equipment technology at JCC

This certificate will prepare students with the necessary interdisciplinary background to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment used in a manufacturing or facilities environment. It will prepare students to obtain the necessary skills for entry-level positions in industrial maintenance as well as other entry-level manufacturing jobs. Job titles may include industrial electrician, industrial machinery mechanic, installation technician, industrial technician, and building maintenance mechanic. The certificate will also allow personnel presently employed by industry to obtain a credential showing basic competence in the skills necessary for advancement.

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Minimum program credit hours: 31

Program Codes
Degree Option
Hegis Code
Curriculum Code
General Requirements
6 credit hours
ENG 1510: English Composition I

(or higher)

MAT 1210: Applied Mathematics for Technology I or MAT 1220: Applied Mathematics for Technology II or MAT 1250: Applied Technical Calculus or MAT 1590: College Algebra/Trigonometry

(or higher)

Core Requirements
25 credit hours
ELC 1200: Fundamentals of Electricity3
ELC 1220: Industrial Automation using PLCs3
ELC 1230: Electric Motors and Control Systems3
MCT 1210: Applied Pneumatics and Hydraulics3
MCT 1240: Engineering Drawing with AutoCAD4
MCT 1270: Machine Theory and Operation3
MCT 1280: CNC Programming of Machine Tools3
WLD 1240: Applied Welding3
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Set up and operate machine tools.
  2. Interpret engineering drawings.
  3. Interpret and troubleshoot traditional ladder logic diagrams.
  4. Program and troubleshoot PLC ladder logic diagrams.
  5. Troubleshoot pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  6. Understand DC and AC single phase and poly-phase motors.
  7. Understand and troubleshoot DC circuits, single-phase AC circuits, and 3-phase wye and delta circuits.
  8. Apply basic welding concepts needed for industrial maintenance applications.