Degree, Certificate or Diploma
The Industrial Technology Certificate program of study prepares students to be employed as technicians in the fields of electrical maintenance and production. The program is developed especially for the industry in the development, installation and maintenance of complex industrial processes as well as their electronic, controller, and computer devices.
Students who complete this certificate will earn credit toward completion of the Industrial Maintenance Technician diploma.
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+6.0% Change from 2020-2025
Data is from the Omaha Metropolitans Area, and the seven counties in Southwest Iowa that Iowa Western serves
What will you do
Industrial Technicians are skilled mechanics that install, repair and maintain industrial machinery. They usually work in manufacturing plants or small factories where they ensure the smooth running of in-house production equipment. Industrial Technicians utilize advanced mechanical knowledge of industrial machinery, excellent troubleshooting skills, and good time-management skills in their job. Industrial Technician boosts production by ensuring all production equipment functions correctly and receives regular maintenance.
- Entry: $20.94
- Average: $26.62
- Experienced: $42.53
|ELT 215 - Motors and Controls||2.0 Credit(s)|
|ELT 196 - Circuit Analysis I||5.0 Credit(s)|
|IND 109 - Equipment Safety and Operation||3.0 Credit(s)|
|IND 197 - Industrial Engineering Technology Orientation||3.0 Credit(s)|
|MAT 743 - Technical Math 1||3.0 Credit(s)|
Semester Total: 16.0 Credits
Total Semester Hours Required: 16.0
1 May substitute with MAT 102 or higher.
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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.
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