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TRADES AND INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMSMaintenance Technician

卡灵顿维修技术员项目培养毕业生操作和维护机械和机械部件,执行先进的液压测试程序和程序,install and perform diagnostic functions on programmable logic controllers

REAL-WORLD SKILLS
With courses to guide you, you’re certain to be prepared for your career.
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Earn a Certificate of Achievement in as few as 7 months. Certificate graduates can also earn an Associate Degree in Trade Studies in as few as 7 additional months.
FLEXIBLE LEARNING OPTIONS
Conveniently available at the Trades Education Center in Phoenix.
AFFORDABLE TUITION
Affordable tuition varies by program and location.

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Discover What It’s Like to Train to Become a Maintenance Technician at Carrington College

Discover What It’s Like to Train to Become a Maintenance Technician at Carrington College

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What Will I Learn?

BASIC INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY
PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS
FLUID POWER
POWER TRANSMISSION

Career Opportunities

根据美国劳工统计局(BLS)的数据,工业机械机械师和机械维修工人维护和维修工厂设备,如传送带、生产机械和包装设备。1

Typical job duties of industrial machinery mechanics, machinery maintenance workers, and millwrights can include:1

  • Reading technical manuals to understand equipment and controls
  • Disassembling machinery and equipment when there is a problem
  • Repairing or replacing broken or malfunctioning components
  • Performing tests and running initial batches to make sure the machine is running smoothly
  • Detecting minor problems by performing basic diagnostic tests
  • Testing malfunctioning machinery to determine whether major repairs are needed
  • Adjusting and calibrating equipment and machinery to optimal specifications
  • Cleaning and lubricating equipment or machinery
  • Moving machinery and equipment

Program Details

Cost & Financial Aid

Education is a major investment, but it’s an investment in your future. Every student comes to Carrington with unique financial needs. Carrington College is committed to helping you achieve your education goals. We participate in most financial assistance programs, both federal and state, as well as private financing. Each program has different requirements and application instructions. Student loans, grants, and scholarships are available to those who qualify.

For complete information on current tuition costs per credit hour please see theAcademic Catalog.

Program Availability

Carrington College’s Maintenance Technology program is available at the Trades Education Center in Phoenix.

Accreditation and Approvals

Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 331 J Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814; 415- 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found athttp://www.accjc.org/.

For comprehensive information on Carrington’s accreditation and approvals, visitwww.cod-corp.com/accreditation.

Check out our guide on becoming a Maintenance Technician

If you enjoy working with your hands, building things, and getting dirty, a career in the trades may be right for you. Maintenance technicians are effectively mechanics specializing in large-scale machinery. There are a number of jobs that fall into the world of industrial maintenance. From maintenance technicians to industrial mechanics, each role is unique to encompass specified or a variety of large-scale machinery.

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Maintenance Technician FAQ

工业机械机械师做什么?

Industrial machinery mechanics are effectively mechanics specializing in large-scale machinery. They may repair and maintain machinery, run diagnostics, or generally clean and care for equipment.

What does an Industrial Machinery Mechanic do?

Because industrial machinery mechanics repair and maintain machinery, there are technical skills that one will need to learn to perform job functions, but there are also some soft skills that may help, including:2

  • Troubleshooting
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Time Management
What education do you need for industrial machinery maintenance?

A GED or high school diploma is generally recommended to become an industrial machinery mechanic but workers usually need a year or more of training after high school.3

工业机械机械师做什么?

Industrial machinery mechanics are effectively mechanics specializing in large-scale machinery. They may repair and maintain machinery, run diagnostics, or generally clean and care for equipment.

What does an Industrial Machinery Mechanic do?

Because industrial machinery mechanics repair and maintain machinery, there are technical skills that one will need to learn to perform job functions, but there are also some soft skills that may help, including:2

  • Troubleshooting
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Time Management

What education do you need for industrial machinery maintenance?

A GED or high school diploma is generally recommended to become an industrial machinery mechanic but workers usually need a year or more of training after high school.3