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Advanced Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate
Semester Hours:  35
Effective Term: Fall 2017
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Program Description: The Advanced Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate provides students the opportunity to gain knowledge, skills, and an understanding of the concepts and applications of industrial maintenance. Upon completion of the certificate, students will have the abilities and skills needed to support employment in the manufacturing industry. The certificate was developed in cooperation with automated manufacturing industries.

Recommended Proficiencies: Ability to be a tactile learner, willingness to work in a repetitive environment.

Course Requirements
Advanced Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate
Total Credits: 35

ELC 122 Direct Current and Alternating Current Circuit Analysis (3)
ELC 128 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (3)
ELC 220 Active Circuits (3)
ELC 228 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers (3)
HEO 118 Forklifts, Hoists, and Rigging (2)
MET 125 Principles of Fabrication (3)
MET 132 Fluid Power - Hydraulics/Pneumatics (3)
MET 221 Electro-Mechanical Technology (3)
MET 226 Electro-Mechanical Systems (3)
MET 245 Variable Frequency Drives (3)
MET 289 Advanced Technology Capstone (3)
WLD 110 Survey of Welding (3)

Other Requirements:
Students must earn:
a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
at least one-third of the Certificate's credits from CAC.

Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Demonstrate knowledge of pneumatics and distribution systems in manufacturing facilities. (CSLO 3)
2. (Application Level) Understand and show proper rigging, crane and forklift use to provide a safe environment. (CSLO 1)
3. (Analysis Level) Analyze and solve problems using technical reference manuals and technical support materials.
4. (Synthesis Level) Coordinate and document of chemical treatment programs. (CSLO 1)
5. (Application Level) Use appropriate test and measuring instrumentation to define solutions to problems.
6. Evaluation Level) Interpret schematics of basic fluid power, electronics and other drawing typically used in manufacturing industries to problem solve. (CSLO 2)
7. (Application Level) Identify, discuss and demonstrate the components of a programmable logic controller (PLC) system.
8. (Synthesis Level) Apply manufacturing industry tools, materials, processes, procedures, and problem solving strategies to real world problems and justify methods. (CSLO 2 & 4)
Standards for Program