Industrial Maintenance Technology

Students do lab work in an industrial maintanence lab

Install, repair and maintain the machinery used in manufacturing and industry. You’ll become a versatile, in-demand problem solver.

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What is Industrial Maintenance Technology?

As part of HCC's Industrial Maintenance Technology program, you will learn about the principles and practices of the maintenance trade. Good safety practices are emphasized and pride in workmanship is earned. Types of courses included are:

  • electricity
  • fluid power
  • digital electronics
  • PLCs
  • mechatronics
  • robotics
  • welding
average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$49,218
10152040158
low: $32k med: $49k high: $73k

What are my career choices?

The workplace of today requires the technician to make decisions about the operation and repair of manufacturing systems and to constantly learn and implement new information. You'll be trained to hold positions in factories, hospitals, hotels, etc., where multi-skilled maintenance personnel are needed. The core courses offered in this program will allow the student to advance in new and emerging areas of technology.

Industrial Maintenance Technology Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
Industrial Maintenance Technician $49,218
Industrial Maintenance Machinist Mechanic $35,964
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level I $35,964
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level II $35,964
Industrial Maintenance Robotics Technician $44,715

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Associate in Applied Science Degree

  • Industrial Maintenance Technology

Certificates

Additional Information

How Long Will I Be in School?

  • Application for Certificate, Diploma, or Degree
  • IMT Degree 2015--Current Curriculum (rev. 12-8) (XLS)
  • IMT Degree 2013-2014  (XLS)
  • IMT Certificates I 4164 (XLS) - new Fluid Power Mechanic Certificate
  • IMT Certification 1 2013-2014 (XLS)
  • IMT Certification 2 2013-2014 (XLS)
  • IMT Certification 3 2013-2014 (XLS)
  • IMT Certification 4 2013-2014 (XLS)
  • IMT Degree 2010-2011 (XLS)
  • IMT Degree 2009-2010 (XLS)
  • IMT Certification 1 2009-2010 (XLS)
  • IMT Certification 2 2009-2010 (XLS)
  • IMT Certification 3 2009-2010 (XLS)
  • IMT Certification 4 2009-2010 (XLS)
  • New Computerized Manufacturing/Machining Certification - Machine Tool Operator I: Current Curriculum (XLS)

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Mark Smith
Industrial Maintenance Technology
Program Coordinator
270.831.9831
markl.smith@kctcs.edu