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Industrial Maintenance AAS

This Industrial Maintenance AAS program is designed for persons who want to prepare for employment as industry machinery mechanic, maintenance worker or stationary engineer, and boiler operator. The curriculum provides for a student to learn the skills which are necessary to industrial maintenance and gives the student the flexibility to choose the track where their aptitude lies - electricity or welding.

Basic Industrial Maintenance Certificate

Advanced Industrial Maintenance Certificate


Admissions Requirements

Industrial Mechanical Maintenance certificate is an open enrollment program, meaning there is no criteria students must meet to be admitted. Students who are interested in enrolling in this program should complete our steps to enroll, which includes completing the free application for admission.

We encourage all prospective students to visit campus. We have several Explore Sandburg Open Houses throughout the year, or you can schedule a campus visit at your convenience.

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates industrial machinery mechanics, machinery maintenance workers, and millwrights will see an employment growth of 5% from now to 2028. The increase in advanced machinery and automation, including the use of many computer-controlled machines, will require more trained mechanics and millwrights. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020).


Potential Careers

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Sample course schedule for the Industrial Maintenance AAS program


Program Format

The program offers face-to-face class classes. Some courses may be blended, meaning some online work is required. 


Industrial Maintenance AAS cost sheet 


To apply for financial aid, visit our financial aid page for more information.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. Contact the local office to inquire if you qualify for financial support. 

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Thanks to our generous donors, Carl Sandburg College Foundation is able to award over $100,000 each year in scholarship dollars to Sandburg students. High school, adult learners and returning students - everyone is eligible to apply. Apply between October 1 and March 15 for the upcoming year. We encourage all students to apply. 

Meet the Instructors

Ian Milligan
Welding & Industrial Process Professions Instructor

Lonnie Miller
Adjunct & GAVC Dual Credit Instructor

Department of Career and Technical Education
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401



Industrial Mechanical Maintenance

Please reference the Carl Sandburg College Academic Catalog for additional information.