Industrial Motor Control Technician

Program Overview

The Industrial Motor Control Technician Technical Certificate of Credit provides training in the maintenance of industrial motor controls.  Topics include DC and AC motors, basic, advanced, and variable speed motor controls, and magnetic starters and braking.

Students are accepted in the Industrial Motor Control Technician certificate program any semester. A full-time student can complete this program in 1 semester. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 12 semester credit hours.

Career Traits/Requirements

Individuals wanting to enroll in the Industrial Motor Control Technician program must have good eyesight, manual dexterity, hand eye coordination, critical thinking skills, problem solving skills, math skills, and the ability to apply technology to the work environment.

Offered at the Following Campus

North Campus (Sandersville)
South Campus (Dublin)

Salary Potential

$33,280.00 – $52,000.00

Program Costs

Tuition & Fees: $1,531.00
Books & Supplies: See program advisor
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)

HOPE Career Grant:
The HOPE Career Grant, formerly known as the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant, is available to HOPE Grant-qualified students who enroll in select majors specifically aligned with one of 12 industries in which there are more jobs available in Georgia than there are skilled workers to fill them.

To qualify, an OFTC student must be fully admitted to the college, enrolled in one of the above programs and receiving the HOPE Grant for the same term. The amount of the HOPE Career Grant award is a fixed amount for each term of enrollment:

  • 9 or more credit hours – $500/semester
  • 3-8 credit hours – $250/semester
  • 1-2 credit hours – $125/semester
  • Commercial Truck Driving – $1,000 one time award

High School students in dual enrollment and joint enrollment are NOT eligible.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for employment in the industrial maintenance field at manufacturing facilities nationwide. Instruction and practical application of learned skills provide a broad occupational background which appeals to prospective employers.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Take the entrance placement test. In lieu of the placement test, official scores on COMPASS, ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT or GED may be substituted.

Curriculum

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Course Overview

  • OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
  • IDSY1110Industrial Motor Controls I4 credit hours105 contact hours
  • IDSY1130Industrial Wiring4 credit hours105 contact hours
  • IDSY1210Industrial Motor Controls II4 credit hours105 contact hours
  • Credit Hours: 12