Industrial Maintenance Program
The Industrial Maintenance program prepares students for high demand entry-level employment in industrial maintenance. Industrial maintenance workers maintain, monitor, troubleshoot, and repair equipment used in the production of goods. Students will gain knowledge and hands-on skills in:
- direct and alternating current electricity
- hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power
- single and three-phase motor controls
- programmable logic controllers
Career Placement & Wages
Demand for industrial maintenance personnel is very high and has been identified as a green occupation. Environmentally-friendly activities and technologies are likely to increase the need for industrial maintenance workers. Individuals may find entry-level employment as:
- industrial mechanics
- maintenance electricians
- fluid power technicians
In less than six months, individuals completing the non-credit certificate may earn $27,000 - $35,000 per year. Industrial electrical maintenance personnel work overtime frequently. Starting wages do not include overtime compensation.
Who Should Enroll?
This program is for individuals who like to solve problems, have strong math and science skills, and enjoy working with their hands to fix and repair items. No admissions requirements or entrance exam is needed.
Individuals who successfully complete the 544-hour program will receive a non-credit certificate of completion. Individuals must attend 175 out of 218 maintenance training classes and receive a 2.0 grade point average. Individuals who complete the optional welding portion will receive a 48-hour certificate of completion for Welding.
Industrial Maintenance Training Courses
Day Session - October 6, 2014-March 20, 2015
Call Business and Community Education at 319-296-4290 for more information and to register.
Questions? Need Help Getting Started?
Complete the form below and the trade and industry coordinator from Hawkeye Business and Community Education will contact you to answer your questions and help you get started.
Business & Community Education
Cedar Falls Center
5330 Nordic Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Trade and Industry Coordinator