Mechanical Maintenance Technician **NEW**

Program Overview

The Mechanical Maintenance Technician Technical Certificate of Credit introduces students to industrial maintenance concepts including industrial mechanics, introduction to machine tool, and welding.  The program provides learning opportunities that introduce, develop and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain or upgrade present knowledge and skills.

To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 29 semester credit hours.

Career Traits/Requirements

Individuals wanting to enroll in the Mechanical Maintenance Technician certificate 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)

Program Costs

Tuition & Fees:  $9,799.00
Books & Supplies:  $2,000.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Mechanical Maintenance Systems diploma program are prepared for employment as an industrial maintenance mechanic. 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;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Meet assessment requirements by taking the entrance placement test. In lieu of the placement test, official scores on COMPASS, ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT or GED may be substituted.



Course Overview

  • IDSY1170Industrial Mechanics4 credit hours120 contact hours
  • IDSY1190Fluid Power Systems4 credit hours105 contact hours
  • IDSY1195Pumps and Piping Systems3 credit hours75 contact hours
  • MCHT1011Introduction to Machine Tool4 credit hours90 contact hours
  • MCHT1119Lathe Operations I4 credit hours90 contact hours
  • MCHT1120Mill Operations I4 credit hours90 contact hours
  • WELD1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Welding4 credit hours90 contact hours
  • WELD1330Metal Welding and Cutting Techniques2 credit hours60 contact hours
  • Credit Hours: 29