Industrial Maintenance


Industrial maintenance technicians install, repair, and maintain commercial or industrial machinery in buildings, plants, and manufacturing settings.  Technicians ensure all machines are functioning properly through troubleshooting and preventative maintenance services.

Industrial Maintenance Technicians:

  • Disassemble machinery and equipment for maintenance or repairs
  • Perform tests and operate machinery to ensure all is functioning properly
  • Adjust and calibrate equipment and machinery to optimal specifications
  • Read manuals to understand equipment and controls

Benefits:

A long-term career with a good salary, job advancement opportunities, and the opportunity to use cutting-edge technology while working with your hands.

Earn and Learn Program Opportunities


Program Type

Apprenticeship (Credential = Associate Degree)

  • Company hires or places incumbent worker into DOL approved apprenticeship program
  • Two‐ to thee‐year program – paying DOL wage rate (below market/above minimum) – student graduates with associate in applied science degree and DOL recognized apprenticeship hours – students are eligible to test for stackable industry credentials throughout program
  • Company covers tuition, fees, supplies, books, and apprentice’s classroom time
  • Schedule alternates between ICC classroom and working at company
  • Two‐year employment commitment to company at the end of the program

Program Requirements

  • Have mechanical aptitude and interest (Must pass ICC Mechanical Aptitude Test with a 45 or Higher)
  • Hold a valid driver’s license
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be at least 18 years old

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Course Details


Industrial Maintenance Technology (62 Credit Hours)

Program Information/Mission

The mission of the Industrial Maintenance Technology Associate in Applied Science degree program is to use lecture and hands-on laboratory experience to prepare the graduate for employment in industry/business as an electro-mechanical maintenance technician by educating them in the knowledge, skills, and behaviors as an industrial maintenance technician. 

Additional program Information

Students enrolled in the Associate in Applied Science degree program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements.

Required General Education Courses

  • Course
  • Name
  • Cr Hrs
  • ENGLISH *
  • 3 hrs
  • COMMUNICATION *
  • 3 hrs
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE *
  • 3 hrs
  • LABORATORY SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS *
  • 7 hrs
  • HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *
  • 3 hrs

Required Program Courses

  • Course
  • Name
  • Cr Hrs
  • ELCTK 150
  • INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY 
  • 4 hrs
  • ELCTK 151
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS TROUBLESHOOTING 
  • 3 hrs
  • ELCTK 215
  • PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS 
  • 4 hrs
  • ELCTS 131
  • INTRODUCTION TO BASIC ELECTRICITY 
  • 2 hrs
  • ELCTS 132
  • SERVICE ELECTRONICS - D.C. CIRCUITS 
  • 2 hrs
  • ELCTS 133
  • SERVICE ELECTRONICS - A.C. CIRCUITS 
  • 2 hrs
  • MACTR 110
  • PRINT READING - MECHANICAL 
  • 3 hrs
  • MACTR 121
  • MACHINE TOOL OPERATION I 
  • 3 hrs
  • MECTK 149
  • BASIC POWER TRANSMISSION 
  • 2 hrs
  • MECTK 150
  • MECHANICAL SYSTEMS I 
  • 2 hrs
  • MECTK 151
  • MECHANICAL SYSTEMS II 
  • 3 hrs
  • MECTK 152
  • INDUSTRIAL RIGGING 
  • 2 hrs
  • MECTK 231
  • INDUSTRIAL FLUID POWER 
  • 3 hrs
  • MECTK 252
  • ADVANCED TROUBLESHOOTING 
  • 3 hrs
  • NCTK 110
  • INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL (CNC) SYSTEMS 
  • 3 hrs
  • WELD 120
  • WELDING 
  • 2 hrs

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.