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Iowa Western Community College

Industrial Maintenance Technician

Industrial Maintenance Technician

Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall Only
Program Length: 2 Semesters
Award: Diploma


Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Program Courses Offered: Day
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus



About the Program

The Industrial Maintenance Technician program of study provides basic skills in welding, print reading, pneumatics and hydraulics, blue print reading, lean manufacturing, and predictive and preventative maintenance. Students utilize hands-on training to install, maintain, and troubleshoot the equipment utilized by today's industries. Graduates of this program are awarded a diploma.

Career Information

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Program Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of the program students will:

  • Follow safety practices and procedures for all tools and equipment with proper use of PPE.
  • Describe types of work and workplace environments available and techniques needed to succeed within professional career fields.
  • Build, analyze, and troubleshoot electrical circuits.
  • Install, wire, program, and troubleshoot based PLCs and associated equipment.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge in Welding.
  • Compare, analyze and apply problem solving techniques with various power transmission systems.
  • Interpret prints, layout and safely operate variety of manual machines.

SALARY INFORMATION
Average: $20.29
Entry Level: $16.07
Experienced: $25.44

* Salary information from EMSI Analyst Database.


GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT

* The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. The information provided here describes the graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information regarding gainful employment for the most recent academic year (as of July 1).