2023-2024 College Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Industrial Maintenance Certificate

This certificate is designed for persons who want to prepare for initial or improved employment in the industry mechanical area. The curriculum provides for a student to learn the basic principles and skills which are necessary to industrial maintenance, such as drafting/blueprint reading, electricity, hydraulics and pneumatics, machine tool, mathematics, and fundamentals of welding.

Advanced Industrial Maintenance Certificate Program Goals

  • Demonstrate necessary electrical circuit measurements using a multimeter.
  • Discuss electrical safety practices.
  • Pass the OSHA 10 hour safety certificate test for general industry.
  • Demonstrate aptitude to identify the various kinds of lines, scales, and symbols seen on various blueprints.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of mathematics in electrical and hydraulics/pneumatics applications.

Admission to the Program: Open

First-Time Enrollees

  1. Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  2. Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  3. Complete the placement exam.
  4. Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.

Department of Career & Technical Education

2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401

For Additional Information Contact:

The Welcome Center

For Graduation Requirements:

See the graduation policies and procedures page for details   

Certificate Requirements

First Year

Total Semester Hours: 30

Note: In order to graduate, students must complete all ELT, MTL and WEL courses with a grade of C or better.

(Students who do not expect to complete their degree within five years should refer to the Graduation Requirements  section in this catalog.)


Ian Milligan
Instructor, Manufacturing Technology

Ellen Burns
Dean of Career and Technical Education


Building G offers classroom space, a computer lab, and houses Carl Sandburg College’s industrial programs. The electrical lab features a host of components to aid in student learning including AC/DC trainers.  Instruction is delivered by individuals with industry-specific expertise and includes specialized coursework using technical equipment. The College’s welding lab offers 26 bay stations. The welding area offers two welding simulators, as well as state of the art multi process welding machines. The CNC Program offers training in programming, setup, and operations while housing multiple lathe, mills, and CNC Machines as well as simulators to properly train students for a career in the machining industry.