Basic Industrial & Manufacturing Maintenance

Industrial & Manufacturing Maintenance

Basic Industrial & Manufacturing Maintenance


The certificate program provides generalized knowledge of electrical, welding, and manufacturing and industrial processes giving the program graduates knowledge and skill to be general maintenance workers in a variety of industrial, manufacturing, utilities, telecommunications and transportation settings. 


First-Time Enrollees

  1. Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  2. Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  3. Complete the placement exam, COMPASS.
  4. Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.


Industrial and manufacturing maintenance workers maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery, such as conveying systems, production machinery and packaging equipment. Industrial machinery may include reading manuals to understand equipment and controls, disassembling machinery, repairing or replacing broken or malfunctioning components, performing tests to ensure machinery is running smoothly and adjusting and calibrating the machinery.

  • $44,100/yr median pay for Industrial & manufacturing maintenance workers*
  • Instruction in welding electrical and machine tooling