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
Griffin Campus

Tony Martin
Flint River Campus

Career and Academic Planning
CAP Center
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107

Bridgette Worst
Career Advisor
Flint Campus
Room 250A