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Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department
2855 Hickory Boulevard
Hudson, NC 28638

Watauga Continuing Education Department
372 Community College Drive
P.O. Box 3318
Boone, NC 28607
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Industrial Maintenance Tech Begin a career in the high demand field of industrial maintenance.

Education Pathway:
   Industrial Maintenance I > Industrial Maintenance II

  1.  Program Description  
  2.  Earnings  
  3.  Costs  
  4.  Admission Requirements  
Program Description

During two 20 week sessions, individuals are trained for entry-level employment into the industrial maintenance field. Training topics include; safety, blueprint and schematic reading, mechanical systems, plumbing, HVAC, electrical systems, including PLC's and motor controls, and hydraulics and pneumatics.

During the training, participants will obtain three stackable credentials (Forklift Safety, 10-hour OSHA General Industry card, and an EPA Universal Refrigerant card.

Watch CCC&TI's video about the Industrial Maintenance Technician program.

For more information, please contact Jeff Holman at 828-726-2382 or email jholman@cccti.edu
Estimated Earnings

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics website, the median annual wage for industrial machinery mechanics, machinery maintenance workers, and millwrights was $47,450 in May 2014.

Job Outlook

Employment of industrial machinery mechanics, machinery maintenance workers, and millwrights is projected to grow 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. The need to keep increasingly sophisticated machinery functioning and efficient will drive demand for these workers. Job prospects for qualified applicants should be good.

In accordance with the North Carolina Community College System, the registration fee for this occupational extension continuing education course is $181.00. Two courses are required for completion of the Industrial Maintenance Technician certificate.
Admission Requirements
  • Silver CRC - Is not a requirement for this course but employers are looking for people who have comparable skills that are at a Silver CRC level.


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