Electrical Maintenance Technician Certificate

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This certificate is designed for people with three years of maintenance experience who are needing certification for their craft, job advancement or short term refresher training.

All courses within this certificate will be awarded for credit toward an Associate in Applied Science with a major in Industrial Electronics Technology and may also be used as the secondary specialty for an Associate Degree in Occupational Technology with a major in General Technology.

Program Location: Greenwood

Contact Information: Kevin Boiter


Required Courses

Additional Program Information


Day or Evening Program

EEM 107 Industrial Computer Techniques 2.0
EEM 117 AC/DC Circuits 4.0
IMT 102 Industrial Safety 2.0
EEM 151 Motor Controls I 4.0
EEM 200 Semiconductor Devices 4.0
EEM 221 DC/AC Drives 3.0
EEM 140 National Electrical Code 3.0
EEM 170 Electrical Installation 3.0
EEM 251 Programmable Controllers 3.0
Total Credit Hours: 28.0

Updated 4/28/2014


Program Student Learning Outcomes

Purpose Statement - The purpose of the Electrical Maintenance Technician certificate is to allow technicians with previous experience to return and obtain a credential or certification for the purpose of promotion and/or salary raises. All courses related to this certificate comprise approximately one half of the required core courses for the Industrial Electronics Technology Associate Degree which may be an incentive for this student to continue a life-long learning process.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate a logical sequence for isolating problems within a Mechatronics process.

  2. Analyze a process control system operation and select the appropriate sensing equipment for that operation.

  3. Operate and adjust robots and automated systems equipment.

  4. Analyze the operating difficulties of an automated system and perform the corrective actions needed.

  5. Demonstrate the correct procedures in the breakdown, inspection, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

  6. Test, analyze, and troubleshoot an industrial machine or process using a programmable logic controller (PLC).

  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the use of PLC software and interface applications. 

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Advisement Information

  • This certificate program requires three years of maintenance experience for enrollment.

  • Fall is the best time to start.

Advisement Information verified 3/24/2014