What is Industrial Maintenance Technology?
If you enjoy a hands-on approach and want to install, maintain, and repair machinery, equipment, and processes used in manufacturing and industrial firms, Industrial Maintenance is for you.
What are my career choices?
The Industrial Maintenance Technology degree or diploma will prepare you for careers with large and small businesses and industries seeking highly trained maintenance employees.
What classes do I have to take?
If you choose a diploma, you will only need a few general education classes and technical electives (7 credit hours) along with the core classes of blueprint reading, basic electricity, fluid power, SMAW welding, and maintaining industrial equipment. The degree option requires more general education classes and technical electives (10 credit hours) along with the core courses.
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Degrees and Transfers
- Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Industrial Maintenance Technology
- AAS Degree in Industrial Maintenance Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Technician Track
If you want to get a bachelor's degree, Western Kentucky University (WKU) has a completer degree with courses offered either online or in Hardin County.
- AAS transfer degree to WKU Workforce Administration, BS degree
- AAS transfer degree to WKU Engineering Technology Management, BS degree
- Industrial Maintenance Electrical Mechanic Certificate
- Industrial Maintenance Machinists Mechanic Certificate
- Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level I Certificate
- Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level II Certificate
- Industrial Maintenance Robotics Technician Certificate
Field Licensure Requirements
There are no specific requirements to work in this field beyond completion of the program.
Where do I start?
Apply for admission to ECTC to receive information from the Admissions Office about submitting your placement test scores (ACT or other exams) and to schedule a meeting with an advisor to register for your classes.
Length of Program
You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.