Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate

About Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate

Are you a problem solver? Do you like working with your hands? Build on your knowledge and skills to earn your Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate.

Maintenance technicians usually are multi-skilled individuals proficient in many tasks that allow them to assemble, install, troubleshoot, repair and modify machinery and automated systems. You might work with computer or electronically-controlled equipment in both manufacturing and facilities environments.

Every day is different as you identify problems and determine the best and safest means of resolving the issue. This certificate will give you a strong foundation and knowledge of a variety of pumps, motors and motor controls, mechanical drives, preventive/predictive maintenance, hydraulics, pneumatics and related safety concepts. People who are mechanically inclined, skilled at working with tools and have excellent hand-to-eye coordination often find the greatest success in this type of role.

All courses in this Fast Track program are arranged in a sequence that provides optimal learning opportunities. You're required to follow the integrated program sequence.

Total Costs of Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $4,601

Credit Hours to Complete: 27

Weeks to Complete: 48

What you need to know about getting your Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate (CIP 47.0105)

Total Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate Costs
in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $3,011 $9,982 $12,538 $12,538
Additional Costs $1,590 $1,590 $1,590 $1,590
Program Total $4,601 $11,572 $14,128 $14,128

What makes MCC's Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

  • MCC has worked closely with local manufacturers to develop curriculum to address the type of skill sets that they need developed in order to fill vacant positions. In addition, local manufacturers provide some of the faculty and content experts to teach courses in this program.
  • Learn about combining job-related credit courses with structured on-the-job training through an apprenticeship!

In addition to the Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate, we offer:

What careers are available to someone with a an Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate

Occupations that Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 49-2094.00
Semiconductor Processors 51-9141.00

What job opportunities are available to someone with a Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate?

Typical Jobs

  • Facility and Building Maintenance
  • Industrial and Electrical Machinery Mechanic
  • Aviation Maintenance Technician
  • Automotive Technician
  • Machinery Field Service Technician
  • Operation Technician
  • Production Maintenance Technician
  • Control and Plant Technician

How will MCC's Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

  • MCC is offering Engineering Technology AAS-registered apprenticeships with specializations in CNC Machining Professional and Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • As part of IMT135, Maintenance Management, you'll develop and implement preventative maintenance programs within the manufacturing environment. These projects create real-world simulations of what you can expect to find when working in the manufacturing environment.

By the Numbers:

  • Potential salaries range from $27,309 to $85,785 (Source: Illinois Career Information System). Actual salary for such positions will depend on specific years of service and experience.

Outside of the Classroom

You'll have the opportunity to tour local manufacturing plants to better understand the scheduling and the impact that maintenance has on the production floor.

Additional information:

Want more information on The Fast Track?

For course schedule details, call (815) 479-7831.

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.