Industrial Mechanics Program

Find a job that requires this degree by visiting Career Coach!The Industrial Mechanics Program provides training essential for entry-level positions as a machine repairer, building and plant maintenance technician.  The program will provide basic skills in welding, fabrication, pneumatics and hydraulics, blueprint reading, lean manufacturing and preventive and predictive maintenance.  Students will utilize hands-on training to install, maintain, and troubleshoot the equipment currently utilized by today’s industries.  Upon completion of the program, the graduates will be awarded a Diploma in Industrial Mechanics.  All courses taken will also satisfy some of the requirements for other Industrial Technology Associate Degree programs.

Course Schedule

Industrial Mechanics Technology Diploma

Graduates of this one-year program will be awarded a diploma in Industrial Mechanics. All courses taken will also satisfy some of the requirements for other Industrial Technology Associate Degree programs.

First Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
MAT-743 Technical Math*
3.0
ELE-114 DC Fundamentals
3.0
IND-126 Precision Measurements Lab
1.0
IND-127 Shop Operations
1.0
IND-128 Blueprint Reading
1.0
IND-184 Mechanical Processes
2.0
IND-185 Predictive/Preventative Maintenance
2.0
MFG-256 Intro to Lathe
2.0
WEL-122 Beginning Welding
2.0
 
Total Hours: 17.0

Second Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
WEL-213 Fabrication, Layout, Estimating & Repair
2.0
OR
WEL-214 Advanced Fabrication
WEL-340 Maintenance Welding
2.0
MFG-505 Lean Manufacturing
1.0
MFG-266 Intro to Mill
2.0
IND-106 Industrial Pumps & Drive Systems
2.0
IND-110 CPR, First Aid, and OSHA
1.0
IND-116 Pneumatic & Hydraulic Systems
2.0
IND-183 Industrial Machine Maintenance
4.0
IND-314 Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
1.0
 
Total Hours: 17.0
 
Industrial Mechanics Technology Diploma Hours: 34.0

Optional

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
IND-932 Internship
4.0
MFG-257 Advanced Lathe
2.0
MFG-238 Machine Processes
2.0
BUS-113 Workplace Readiness
1.5
BUS-114 Workplace Communications
3.0

*Course must be chosen or substituted with a related course from either A.A., A.S., or Approved General Education list for Applied Science and Technology.

Gainful Employment Information

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Instructors

Garnet Johns 515-574-1933 johns@iowacentral.edu