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.
|Industrial Maintenance Technology Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Industrial Maintenance Technician||$49,218|
|Industrial Maintenance Machinist Mechanic||$35,964|
|Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level I||$35,964|
|Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level II||$35,964|
|Industrial Maintenance Robotics Technician||$44,715|
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 Track
If you want to get a bachelor's degree, Western Kentucky University has a completer degree with courses offered either online or in Hardin County.
- Western Kentucky University's Systems Management Transfer Degree
- Western Kentucky University's Technology Management Transfer Degree
- Fluid Power Mechanic Certificate
- Industrial Maintenance Electrical Mechanic Certificate
- Industrial Maintenance Machinists Mechanic Certificate
- Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level I Certificate
- Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level II Certificate
- Industrial Robotics Technician Certificate
Where do I Start
Apply for admission to ECTC to receive information from the Admissions Office about submitting your placement test scores (ACT or COMPASS exams) and to schedule a meeting with an advisor to register for your classes.