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Industrial Maintenance
Mechatronics

Industrial Maintenance
An introduction to the basic skills needed in an industrial setting. Instruction in theory and application.

Prerequisites:
Some mechanical ability and familiarity with the industrial workplace is required along with a desire to advance in a challenging field where skills are rewarded.

  • High school diploma or GED

  • COMPASS assessment for college-level mathematics and reading may be required

Competency Award in Facility Maintenance Technician

Program Description:
Students are trained to be responsible for operating and maintaining the entire infrastructure of commercial facilities, hospitals and manufacturing plants.  

Audience:
Individuals interested in a career in maintenance with an emphasis on commercial wiring, HVAC, pressure boilers and pipefitting.

Topics Covered: 

  • Read blueprints and schematics
  • Apply AC and DC electricity concepts
  • Utilize piping systems and operate HVAC and boiler systems
  • Apply National Electric Code and operate and maintain programmable logic control systems

Courses Credits

ISET 1300

Industrial Maintenance - Electricity Fundamentals

2

ISET 1410

Industrial Electricity AC/DC I

3

ISET 1420

Industrial Electricity AC/DC II

3

ISET 2240

Industrial National Electric Code

3

ISET 2200

Industrial Motors and Motor Controls

3

ISET 2500

Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC I)

3

ISET 2510

Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC II)

2

ISET 2210 Commercial Wiring

3

ISET 1340

Industrial Piping and Tubing

2

ISET 1450

HVAC Refrigeration I

2

ISET 2450

HVAC Refrigeration II

2

ISET 1460

Fundamental Boiler Technology

3

ISET 2460

Applied Boiler Technology

2


Competency Award in Building System Maintenance

Program Description:
This program prepares individuals for positions as a maintenance technician or maintenance supervisor for commercial and industrial building complexes. The program was developed in cooperation with the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Greater Cleveland.

Audience:
Individuals interested in a career in building operations and maintenance.

Topics Covered:

  • Read blueprints/schematics for AC/DC electricity and National Electric Code
  • Principles of mechanical power, fluid power, and piping systems
  • HVAC and boiler systems 
  • Incorporate safety awareness, principles and practices in every aspect of work


     Courses  

    Credits

     ISET 1300  Mechanical/Electrical Print Reading

     2

     ISET 1310    Mechanical Power Transmission

     2

     ISET 1410   Applied Electricity I    

     3

     ISET 1450  HVAC and Refrigeration

     2

     ISET 1320  Fundamentals of Fluid Power

     2

     ISET 1460  Fundamentals of Boiler Technology

     3

     ISET 1340  Industrial Piping and Tubing

     2

     ISET 2200  Industrial Motor Controls

     3

     ISET 2460  Applied Boiler Technology

     2

     ISET 2240  Applied National Electric Code

     3

     ISET 1420  Applied Electricity II

     3

     BADM 2010  Business Communications

     3

     SPCH 1000  Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communications

     3

     IT 1010  Introduction to Microcomputer Applications

     3

Mechatronics

Mechatronics is an emerging technical discipline that merges mechanical and electronic training into a multi-skilled worker.

Typical positions for Mechatronics technicians include:
  • Automated Equipment Installation
  • Automated Equipment Installation - Start up
  • Automated Equipment Installation - Operation and Maintenance.

Due to variety of skills required, the Mechatronics Technician must have the desire for a technical career with responsibility for expensive equipment used in a production environment.

The Mechatronics program consists of 11 courses totaling 28 credit hours of lecture and hands-on labs.


Competency Award in Mechatronics
 

Courses  

Credits

ISET 1310

Mechanical Power Transmission

2

ISET 1410

Applied Electricity I

3

ISET 1100

Welding Blueprint Reading

2

ISET 2120 Stick Welding

4

ISET 1320 Fundamentals of Fluid Power

2

ISET 2200 Industrial Motor Controls

3

ISET 2500

Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC I)

3

ISET 2510

Industrial Programmable Controllers (PLC II)

2

EET 1100

Introduction to Robotics

2

EET 1150

Basic Robotics with Math

2

ISET 2990

Reliability Centered Maintenance

3



Competency Award Automation Technician


Program Description:
Students are trained to be responsible for the operation and maintenance of automation machinery and equipment used in a facility, including programmable logic controllers, mechanical systems and fluid power.

Audience:
Individuals interested in a career in multi-skilled maintenance and installation of mechanical and electrical automation systems used in commercial and industrial applications

Topics Covered:

  • Read blueprints and schematics
  • Use AC and DC electricity concepts
  • Apply National Electric Code
  • Operate and maintain basic and advanced programmable logic control systems

Program Prerequisite(s):

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Maintain and operate hydraulics and pneumatics systems
  • Perform Stick welding
  • Utilize teamwork, communications and safety in a manufacturing environment

       Courses  

      Credits

       ISET 1300  Mechanical/Electrical Print Reading

       2

       ISET 1410  Applied Electricity I

       3

       ISET 1420  Applied Electricity II

       3

       ISET 2240  Applied National Electric Code

       3

       ISET 2200  Industrial Motors Controls

       3

       ISET 2500  PLC Maintenance I

       3

       ISET 2510  PLC Maintenance II

       2

       ISET 2520  PLC Maintenance III

       2

       ISET 2210  Commercial Wiring

       3

       ZINM 1049  Vibration Analysis  
       ISET 1310  Mechanical Power Transmission

       2

       ISET 1340  Industrial Piping and Tubing

       2

       ISET 1320  Fundamentals of Fluid Power

       2

       ZINM 1017  Industrial Pneumatics  
       ZINM 1035  Industrial Hydraulics  
       ISET 1100  Welding Blueprint Reading

       2

       ISET 2120  Stick Welding

       4

       

    How to reach us

    Virgil Chichernea
    216-987-3073
    virgil.chichernea@tri-c.edu


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    Fact Sheets:
    Facility Maintenance Technician Fact Sheet
    Building Systems Maintenance Fact Sheet
    Mechatronics Fact Sheet
    Automation Technician Fact Sheet

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