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Industrial Maintenance Technology (470303)

Degree: Associate in Applied Science, AAS


The Industrial Maintenance Technology program provides students with fundamental mechanical skills associated with entry-level maintenance positions and prepares students for careers in large manufacturing companies as industrial machinery and maintenance technicians. Industrial maintenance technicians keep machinery and equipment in the plant up and running so that production can continue.

• MAT 155 or equivalent test scores
• ENG 155 equivalent test scores

In the Real World

Industrial machinery mechanics and machinery maintenance workers maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery, such as conveying systems, production machinery, and packaging equipment. Millwrights install, dismantle, repair, reassemble, and move machinery in factories, power plants, and construction sites.

Career Placement

At FDTC, we believe that education deserves results - that’s why we want to watch our students succeed in the real world. Florence-Darlington Technical College works diligently to match students with relevant jobs in our community so that they can put their hard-earned education to work. We partner with successful alumni and local businesses to ensure our students get the best possible career upon graduation. Our Career Services Office offers a variety of services to help students succeed including: resume coaching, on-campus recruiting & career fairs, online job postings, professional development workshops, personality evaluations, internship placement assistance, and other online career building resources. We encourage all students to schedule a meeting with a Career Services Coach at (843) 661-8075 to explore their post-graduation opportunities. Find out about what Career Services can do for you. What does your future look like?

Learning Goals/Objectives

Graduates will:
• Combine basic theoretical knowledge and understanding of the Industrial Maintenance Field and practical laboratory experience to set up and repair industrial equipment and facilities.
• Compare various electrical and hydraulic circuits and outline the differences between them.
• Apply theoretical study and the knowledge of metering tools to troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical systems and repair them.
• Determine the proper publication for guidance in the performance of the specific task assigned.

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