Industrial Equipment Technology (Certificate)

Study industrial equipment technology at JCC

The Industrial Equipment Technology certificate at Jamestown Community College provides you with the knowledge to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment. You can work in many environments, such as manufacturing, facilities, plastics, and aerospace.

You’ll be prepared for entry-level positions in industrial maintenance and other manufacturing jobs with job titles such as industrial electrician, industrial machinery mechanic, installation technician, and building maintenance mechanic. Professionals in the field can also use the certificate as a credential, showing skills necessary for advancement.

Most of the mechanical technology courses completed in the Industrial Equipment Technology certificate will ladder into JCC’s Mechanical Technology A.A.S. degree with a concentration in design or machine tools.

2022 median pay for electro-mechanical and mechatronics technologists and technicians: $60,570/year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Where to study at JCC

Industrial equipment technology skills

After you complete the program, you will be able to:

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

Semester 1

Requirements Met

ELC 1200: Fundamentals of Electricity


CSC 1510: Intro to Computer Science or

CSC 1560: Computer Application Software or

MCT 1380: Introduction to Solid Modeling


MCT 1240: Engineering Drawing with AutoCAD


MCT 1270: Machine Theory and Operations


Semester 2

Requirements Met

ELC 1220: Industrial Automation/Programmable Logic Controllers


ELC 1230: Electric Motors and Control Systems


MCT 1210: Applied Pneumatics and Hydraulics


MCT 1280: Computer Numeric Control with Machine Tools


WLD 1240: Applied Welding

  • Apply for graduation.