Industrial technicians keep machines and equipment working properly.
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Why choose Industrial Technician?
- Work with tools to maintain & troubleshoot equipment
- Enjoy the satisfaction of keeping machinery & equipment working
- Be able to focus on specialties, such as:
- Repair techniques
- Hydraulics technology
- System design
Prepare for what you will do at work
- Use mechanical & troubleshooting skills to figure out the problem when a machine is not working correctly
- After identifying the problem:
- Take apart machines
- Replace or fix broken part(s)
- Reassemble the machine
- Test the machine to make sure it runs well
- Perform preventive maintenance
- Follow safety practices & wear protective clothing while working
Marketable skills you will learn
- Critical thinking
- Personal & social responsibility
- Computer literacy
Before you enroll, think about:
- You will need to learn continually about new technologies and tools as machinery becomes more and more sophisticated.
- Respecting safety precautions is essential because working with industrial machinery can be dangerous.
- Industrial mechanics may be on call or work night shifts.
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Degrees & Certificates
How Much Time & Money to Finish?
|Degree or Certificate||Program Title||Hours||Total Tuition & Fees|
|CRT1||Industrial Technician I||25||$1,600|
|CRT2||Industrial Technician II||42||$2,688|
- Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
- Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.
Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.
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Career & Technical Education (CTE) Advisor
Updated September 07, 2021