Industrial Skills

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Industrial Maintenance & Automation

The Industrial Maintenance & Automation program is designed to prepare you for entry-level positions as a skilled maintenance technician in manufacturing plants, utilities, and laboratories. The program’s hands-on approach emphasizes mechanical and electrical diagnosis and repair, precision fabrication, automation, and industrial safety. Skilled maintenance technicians who can safely perform both mechanical and electrical repairs are needed nearly everywhere. The future is bright in this field. Many employers offer continual training so that their maintenance teams can stay abreast of new technologies. Student Success and Industrial Safety and Essential Skills must be taken in order and prior to any other program courses.

How long does it take?


(Approx. 6-10 months)

How much does it cost?


(Including tuition, books, fees, & supplies)

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When can I get started?

New courses for this program start every month. Call 435.586.2899 for more information.

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Gainful Employment Information

With an education in Industrial Maintenance and Automation, you could get a job dealing with:

  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Mechanical Diagnostics and Repair
  • Electrical Diagnostics and Repair
  • Precision Manufacturing
  • Industrial Automation
  • Industrial Safety
  • And more.

For more information on gainful employment details, please click here.

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