Industrial Maintenance Mechanical Technician

There is a growing need for skilled mechanical industrial maintenance technicians in manufacturing today. This generates an excellent opportunity for successful students in this training program to find high paying jobs in this field. The curriculum in this program is geared toward providing participants with the entry level skills they need to be employed as a mechanical maintenance technician.

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Applied Math

ID: CEIMT-687

This course illustrates how math is used in Industrial Maintenance. Begin with basic math functions, explains decimal-fraction, conversions and the metric system. Review basic geometry, ratios and proportions, basic algebra, area, volume, circumference and tables. Explains right triangle trigonometry and other triangular applications in the trade.

  • Total Hours: 44.00
  • CEUs: 4.40
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Fasteners and Anchors

ID: CEIMT-688

This class describes the various threaded and non-threaded fasteners used in Industrial Maintenance. Students will learn how to select the correct fastener and the proper methods of installation. Prerequisite: Applied Math.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Hand and Power Tools

ID: CEIMT-689

This class introduces students to various hand and power tools that are used in Industrial Maintenance applications. It explains basic hand tool safety and procedures for selecting, inspecting, using and maintaining the tools. Introduces different types of power tools and teaches procedures for selecting, using and maintaining these tools. Fasteners and Anchors is a prerequisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 44.00
  • CEUs: 4.40
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Precision Measuring

ID: CEIMT-690

This course covers the concept of measurement starting with rulers and levels. The class includes precision measuring tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, surface plates and dial indicators. It explains how to read the various precision measuring instruments. Learn how to select, use & care for precision measuring tools. Hand & Power Tools is a prerequisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 20.00
  • CEUs: 2.00
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Blueprint Reading

ID: CEIMT-691

The course explains different types of blueprint drawings (civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing/piping, electrical), how to interpret them and teaches field sketching. It explains orthographic projection, isometric and schematic drawings used to show electrical, piping, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems. Precision Measuring is a prerequisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 72.00
  • CEUs: 7.20
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Safety and Rigging Fundamentals

ID: CEIMT-692

Learn how to work and rig loads safely. This course includes personal protective equipment, how to perform basic contruction tasks safely and what to do if an accident occurs. It covers the slings, hardware, hoists and hitches used in rigging operations. Highlights critical safety issues and accepted rigging techniques and practices. Blueprint Reading is a prerequisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 20.00
  • CEUs: 2.00
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Basic Mechanical Components

ID: CEIMT-693

This course identifies couplings, chain drives, bearings, mechanical and other seals, gaskets and O-rings. It covers the function and advantages of each and teaches how to select and install or remove the proper component. Fan and blower types and operation are also discussed. Safety & Rigging Fundamentals is a prerequisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 80.00
  • CEUs: 8.00
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Bearings and Lubrication

ID: CEIMT-694

Explains lubrication safety, storage, classifications, selecting lubricants, additives, lubrication equipment and lubricating charts. Introduces plain, ball, roller, thrust, guide, flanged, pillow-block, and take-up bearings. It also explains bearing materials and bearing designations. Basic Mechanical Components is a prerequisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 56.00
  • CEUs: 5.60
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Gearboxes

ID: CEIMT-695

This course identifies and explains gearboxes and their uses. Explains how they operate and various types of gears. Troubleshooting and repair of gearboxes will be demonstrated. It shows wear patterns and proper backlash and adjustment. Bearings & Lubrication is a prerequisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 20.00
  • CEUs: 2.00
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Pumps

ID: CEIMT-696

This course explains pumps and their operation. It covers reciprocating pumps and various kinds of rotary pumps. A lesson on special-purpose pumps describes diaphragm pumps and pumps used for corrosive and abrasive materials. Also covered is the maintenance of pumps, including the replacement of packing glands, seals, and bearings. Gearboxes is a prerequisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 40.00
  • CEUs: 4.00
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Shaft Alignment

ID: CEIMT-697

This course covers types of misalignment and aligning couplings using conventional and laser alignment techniques. How to measure shaft sag, perform vertical alignment and align machinery trains is discussed. Causes of vibration, vibration monitoring, vibration test equipment and how to field balance machines are included. Pumps is a prerequisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 76.00
  • CEUs: 7.60
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Valves and Piping

ID: CEIMT-698

This course covers the selection, preparation, joining and support of copper, plastic and steel piping and fittings. The course provides instructions for cutting, threading and joining ferrous piping. Introduces chemical, compressed air, fuel oil, steam and water systems and explains how to identify piping systems according to color codes. Shaft Alignment is a prerequisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 40.00
  • CEUs: 4.00
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Hydraulics and Pneumatics

ID: CEIMT-699

Describes pumps & valves used in hydraulic & pneumatic systems & their functions. Explains hydraulic/pneumatic system safety & basic principles of hydraulics, including Pascal's law and Bernaulli's principle. Covers how to inspect, troubleshoot and repair fluid power systems. Hands on training is included. Valves & Piping is a prerequisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 72.00
  • CEUs: 7.20
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