General Maintenance Mechanic (Certificate)

Program Description

The General Maintenance Mechanic technical certificate of credit prepares students for careers in building and facilities and maintenance entry-level positions. Topics include refrigeration fundamentals, plumbing fundamentals, commercial wiring practices, structural maintenance, and electrical and electrical motor fundamentals.

Program Details

  • Location: Flint River and Griffin Campuses
  • Major Code:  GM41
  • Award Level:  TCC
  • Program Entrance Term:  Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program:  2 terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 22

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses                                                              Credits

First Term
AIRC 1005—Refrigeration Fundamentals 4
AIRC 1030—HVACR Electrical Fundamentals 4
Second Term
AIRC 1040—HVACR Electrical Motors 4
BFMT 1030—Fundamentals of Structured Maintenance 4
BFMT 1050—Fundamentals of Plumbing 2
Choose one of the following specific occupational elective courses
ELTR 1080—Commercial Wiring I OR 5
IDSY 1130—Industrial Wiring 4

Program Advisor
Ricky Henson
Instructor
rhenson@sctech.edu
770-467-6052
Griffin Campus

Tony Martin
Instructor
tmartin@sctech.edu
706-646-6133
Flint River Campus

Career and Academic Planning
CAP Center
Career Advisor
@sctech.edu
770-229-3048
Griffin Campus
Room 107

Bridgette Worst
Career Advisor
bridgette.worst@sctech.edu
770-412-5706
Flint Campus
Room 250A