Trade and Industry

Industrial Maintenance Program

Information Session

Learn more on Thursday, August 7 from 6:00-7:00pm at the Cedar Falls Center.

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.

Class Information

Evening Session Day Session
Date September 8, 2014-February 20, 2015
Optional Welding Class:
February 20-March 6, 2015
October 6, 2014-March 20, 2015
Optional Welding Class:
March 13-27, 2015
Time Monday-Friday from 4:00-9:00pm Monday-Friday from 10:30am-4:00pm
Location Hawkeye Cedar Falls Center
5330 Nordic Drive
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Cost $5,699 - Financial assistance may be available to qualifying businesses and individuals. Call 319-296-4290 to learn more. Optional Welding class costs an additional $1,500.

Completion Award

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

Evening Session - September 8, 2014-February 20, 2015

Course Title Hours Date
Applied Math 48 September 8-October 3
Electrical Systems 80 September 8-October 21
Fluid Power 48 October 3-October 30
Advanced Electrical Systems 48 October 22-November 18
Fluid Power II 80 October 30-December 17
Basic Mechanical Systems 48 November 18-December17
Motors and Controls 48 December 17-January 26
Instrumentation 48 December 17-January 26
Mechanical Power II 48 January 26-February 20
PLC Programming 48 January 26-February 20
Welding (Optional) 48 February 20-March 6

Day Session - October 6, 2014-March 20, 2015

Course Title Hours Day Session
Applied Math 48 October 6-October 31
Fluid Power 48 October 6-October 31
Electrical Systems 80 October 31-December 18
Fluid Power II 80 October 31-December 18
Advanced Electrical Systems 48 December 18-January 27
Basic Mechanical Systems 48 December 18-January 27
Motors and Controls 48 January 27-February 23
Instrumentation 48 January 27-February 23
PLC Programming 48 February 23-March 20
Mechanical Systems II 48 February 23-March 20
Welding (Optional) 48 March 23-April 3

Registration

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
319-277-2490
319-266-6772 (F)
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Trade and Industry Coordinator

Jerry Orr
319-296-2329 ext.3010
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