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Industrial Mechanical Maintenance

This Industrial Mechanical Maintenance certificate is a program designed for persons who want to prepare for initial or improved employment in the industry mechanical area. The curriculum provides for a student to learn the basic principles and skills which are necessary to industrial maintenance, such as drafting/blueprint reading, electricity, hydraulics and pneumatics, machine tool, mathematics and fundamentals of welding. 

The Industrial Mechanical Maintenance certificate is the first year of the Process Maintenance Technology degree.

 

Pathway to other Programs 

Basic Industrial Manufacturing Maintenance certificate

Process Maintenance Technology degree

 

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.

Career and technical programs/courses are offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or status in any group protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Title IX Coordinator Rick Eddy, 309.341.5234; Jacob Runge, 309.341.5262.

For additional information contact:
Welcome Center
309.345.3500
welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

Employment

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

Installation, Maintenance and Repair Workers

Sample course schedule for the Industrial Mechanical Maintenance program

Sample schedule for Industrial Mechanical Maintenance

 

Program Format

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

ESTIMATED COSTS FOR THE INDUSTRIAL MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

Industrial Mechanical Maintenance cost sheet

 

FINANCIAL AID

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. 

  • Hancock County 550 N. Madison St., Carthage, IL 217.357.6749      
  • Warren/Henderson County 1025 S. 2nd St, Monmouth, IL 309.734.4745
  • Knox County Bondi Building, 311 E. Main, Suite 612, Galesburg, IL 309.343.9832               
  • McDonough County 440 N. Lafayette, Macomb, IL 309.837.1280

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

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

Gene Beetler
Industrial Process Professions Adjunct Instruct

Michael Conrad
Industrial Process Professions Adjunct Instruct

Ian Milligan
Welding & Industrial Process Professions Instructor

Lonnie Miller
Adjunct & GAVC Dual Credit Instructor

Julie Minor
CNC & Industrial Process Professions Adjunct Instruct

 

Department of Career and Technical Education
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401
309.341.5274