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Industrial Maintenance Technology

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Install, repair and maintain the machinery used in manufacturing and industry. You'll become a versatile, in-demand problem solver.

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What is Industrial Maintenance Technology?

An understanding of the requirements and opportunities in maintenance, good safety practices, pride in workmanship, and an understanding of the principles and accepted practices of the maintenance trade are covered in this program.

Students are trained to hold positions in factories, hospitals, hotels, etc., where multi-skilled maintenance personnel are needed. Included are courses in air conditioning, carpentry, electricity, machine tool, metal fabrication, and welding.

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Industrial Maintenance Technology involves keeping industrial systems working properly. Technicians work directly with machines: troubleshooting, calibrating, repairing, re-programming, and maintaining them. They are involved with the installation, operation, maintenance, programming, trouble-shooting,  and repairing of industrial machines.

Bluegrass Occupational Outlook

Career Average Wage (2010)
Industrial engineering technician $22.82
Industrial machinery mechanic $22.27

Degrees Offered

The following degrees are offered for this program at the Leestown campuses and also at an off campus site:

  • Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
  • Diploma
  • Certificate

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

A program plan describes the degree requirements (courses) and the sequence for completing the courses. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technician Track (PDF) (Word)
  • Industrial Maintenance Track (PDF) (Word)
  • Industrial Maintenance (PDF) (Word)

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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Program Contact

Ralph Potter

Advanced Manufacturing & Trades Division

Assistant Dean


Mike Binzer

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Program Coordinator