The Industrial Maintenance Program provides students with an opportunity to learn about the industry as it relates to commercial building maintenance. Participants master a variety of electrical and maintenance skills including cutting, piping and lubrication of equipment and systems. The program is affiliated with the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). Students are administered online NCCER assessments after each module of study to earn the Intro Craft Skills and the Level I certifications.
Students will learn the basic elements to help them be successful in the building industry. These elements include but are limited to such topics as basic safety, introduction to construction math, introduction to hand and power tools, introduction to blueprints, basic rigging, and basic communication and employability skills.
This course includes demonstration of student mastery of the following topics: Electrical Safety; Hand Bending; Fasteners and Anchors; Electrical Theory One; Electrical Theory Two; Electrical Test Equipment; Introduction to the National Electrical Code; Conductors; Introduction to Electrical Blueprints; and Oxyfuel Cutting.
This course includes demonstration of student mastery of the following topics: Wiring: Commercial and Industrial; Alternating Current; Motors; Grounding; Boxes and Fittings; Cable Tray; Conductor Termination and Splices; Installation of Electric Services; Circuit Breakers and Fuses; Contactors and Relays; Lubrication; Introduction to Bearings; Copper and Plastic Piping Practices; Ferrous Metal Piping Practices; Piping Systems; and SMAW.
This advanced course is optional and is designed to give students further opportunity to master knowledge and skills related to the industry.