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You will gain an understanding of the principles and accepted practices of the maintenance trade. You'll receive training in the use of testing equipment; precision measuring instruments; and electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic processes applicable to industrial machinery. Included are courses in electricity, fluid power, blueprint reading, safety, and applied mathematics.
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Career opportunities for graduates exist in factories, hospitals, hotels, corporations, etc. Maintenance personnel are sought by all industries. Median annual earnings of industrial machinery mechanics and maintenance workers were reported to be $34,549.
This program has no special admission requirements. Please consult HCC’s general admission requirements.
If taken fulltime, the diploma program should take you18-24 months to complete.
You can work with your Program Coordinator to take additional coursework on top of your diploma to then receive your GOTS AAS.
Roger Lutz, Program Coordinator
Office: Hopkinsville Campus, Technology Center 124C
Phone: (270) 707-3901
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.