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Industrial Systems Technologies

Earning a degree in Industrial Systems Technology provides skills needed by manufacturers to inspect, test, repair, and maintain equipment and facilities.

Man repairing electric panelThe Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to safely service, maintain, repair, or install equipment. Instruction includes theory and skill training needed for inspecting, testing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing industrial systems.

Students will learn multi-craft technical skills in blueprint reading, mechanical systems maintenance, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, welding, machining or fabrication, and includes various diagnostic and repair procedures. Practical application in these industrial systems will be emphasized and additional advanced course work may be offered.

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of this curriculum, graduates should be able to individually, or with a team, safely install, inspect, diagnose, repair, and maintain industrial process and support equipment. Students will also be encouraged to develop their skills as life-long learners.

CVCC's course selection maximizes the usage of courses taught in other diploma programs.

Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during day and evening hours.

Minimum time for completion: Day - four semesters full-time attendance; Evening - eight semesters full-time attendance. With the inclusion of appropriate courses in English, math, and humanities, the student will earn the Associate in Applied Science degree.

Please see the catalog for more information about the degree option for this curriculum.


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