Industrial Maintenance Technician (Certificate)

Program Description

The Industrial Maintenance Technician certificate program prepares students to install, program, troubleshoot, repair, and modify machinery and automated systems in manufacturing environments. Emphasis is on the maintenance and troubleshooting of industrial control systems and automated equipment.

Program Details

  • Major Code: IM31
  • Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
  • Location: Griffin and Flint River Campuses and Henry Site
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 3 term
  • 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

Program Courses

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.


Term Course Title Credits
First Term
IDSY 1101 DC Circuit Analysis 3
IDSY 1105 AC Circuit Analysis 3
Second Term
IDSY 1170 Industrial Mechanics 4
IDSY 1110 Industrial Motor Controls I 4
Third Term
IDSY 1120 Basic Industrial PLCs 4
IDSY 1220 Intermediate Industrial PLCs 4
industrial systems technology

Program Advisors

Merrel Denham
Griffin Campus

Johnny Dodson
Department Chair, Technical and Industrial Programs
Griffin Campus

Galen Andrews
Instructor, Mechatronics
Flint River Campus