Industrial Mechanics Program

The Industrial Mechanics Program provides training essential for entry-level positions as a machine repairer, building and plant maintenance technician.  The program will provide basic skills in welding, fabrication, pneumatics and hydraulics, blueprint reading, lean manufacturing and preventive and predictive maintenance.  Students will utilize hands-on training to install, maintain, and troubleshoot the equipment currently utilized by today’s industries.  Upon completion of the program, the graduates will be awarded a Diploma in Industrial Mechanics.  All courses taken will also satisfy some of the requirements for other Industrial Technology Associate Degree programs.

Course Schedule

Industrial Mechanics Technology Diploma

Graduates of this one-year program will be awarded a diploma in Industrial Mechanics. All courses taken will also satisfy some of the requirements for other Industrial Technology Associate Degree programs.

First Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
MAT-743 Technical Math*
3.0
ELE-114 DC Fundamentals
3.0
IND-126 Precision Measurements Lab
1.0
IND-127 Shop Operations
1.0
IND-128 Blueprint Reading
1.0
IND-184 Mechanical Processes
2.0
MFG-256 Intro to Lathe
2.0
WEL-122 Beginning Welding
2.0
IND-315 Computer Maintenance Management Systems
2.0
 
Total Hours: 17.0

Second Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
WEL-213 Fabrication, Layout, Estimating & Repair
2.0
OR
WEL-214 Advanced Fabrication
WEL-340 Maintenance Welding
2.0
IND-116 Pneumatic & Hydraulic Systems
2.0
IND-183 Industrial Machine Maintenance
4.0
MFG-505 Lean Manufacturing
1.0
MFG-266 Intro to Mill
2.0
IND-106 Industrial Pumps & Drive Systems
2.0
IND-185 Predictive/Preventative Maintenance
2.0
 
Total Hours: 17.0
 
Industrial Mechanics Technology Diploma Hours: 34.0

Optional

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
IND-932 Internship
4.0
MFG-257 Advanced Lathe
2.0
MFG-238 Machine Processes
2.0
BUS-113 Workplace Readiness
1.5
BUS-114 Workplace Communications
2.0

*Course must be chosen or substituted with a related course from either A.A., A.S., or Approved General Education list for Applied Science and Technology.

Gainful Employment Information

Effective July 1, 2011, the Department of Education requires schools with Gainful Employment programs to disclose certain information about them. Information below is based on the period July 1 2011 - June 30, 2012 (2011-2012 Award Year).
Program Name
Industrial Mechanics
Program Length
30 weeks
Cost of Entire Program
 
  
Total Tuition & Fees Required
$,964.00
  
Books & Supplies 
$1,160.00
  
Total Annual Room & Board Charges for Living on Campus
$5,300.00
  
Additional Cost
$10.00
Debt at Program Completion
 
  
Median Federal Student Loan Debt
$5,247.00
  
Median Private Loan Debt
$
  
Median Institutional Financial Plan Debt
$
Completion Rate
100%
Job Placement Rate
78%
Name & US Dept of Labor's Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code for the occupations that the program prepares students to enter.
51-4040 Machinists
Links to the Occupational Profiles on the US Dept of Labor's O*NET
Website or its successor site. 
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-9041.00
Any other notes you want included Ex: students who continued with school
4 Grads are still in school

Industrial Mechanics Flexible Scheduling
(Summer 2012, starting May 8th, completed in 5 semesters)

Summer 2012

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
WEL-213 Fabrication, Layout, Estimating & Repair
(Tuesday Evenings, May 8-August 14, 6pm-9pm)
2.0
WEL-122 Beginning Welding
(Wednesday Evenings, May 9-August 15, 5:30pm-9pm)
2.0
IND-128 Blueprint Reading
(Tuesday and Thursday Evenings, 6pm-9pm)
1.0
IND-126 Precision Measurements Lab
(Tuesday and Thursday Evenings, 6pm-9pm)
1.0
IND-127 Shop Operations
(Saturdays, 6pm-9pm)
1.0
 

Fall 2012

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
MFG-256 Intro to Lathe
(Tuesday and Thursday, August 28-October 2, 6pm-10:10pm)
2.0
IND-315 Computer Maintenance Management Systems
(Tuesday and Thursday, October 4-30, 6pm-10:10pm)
2.0
IND-184 Mechanical Processes
(Tuesday and Thursday, November 1-December 18, 6pm-10:10pm)
2.0

Instructors

Garnet Johns 515-574-1933 johns@iowacentral.edu