2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Industrial Maintenance, AAS


This degree program is designed for persons who want to prepare for employment as industry machinery mechanic, maintenance worker or stationary engineer, and boiler operator. The curriculum provides for a student to learn the skills which are necessary to industrial maintenance and gives the student the flexibility to choose the track where their aptitude lies - electricity or welding.

Industrial Maintenance AAS Program Goals

Electrical Track

  • Demonstrate comprehension of a block diagram of a digital system and a reasonably complex logic diagram.
  • Describe industrial electronic control methods and the operating characteristics of solid state control devices.
  • Discuss where and why VFD’s are used in industry and the power flow through VFD.
  • Identify the various methods of industrial process control.

Welding Track

  • Demonstrate comprehension of a block diagram of a digital system and a reasonably complex logic diagram.
  • Describe industrial electronic control methods and the operating characteristics of solid state control devices.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in industrial applications for oxyacetylene cutting, plasma cutting and air arc welding processes.
  • Discuss the dangers involved in the welding process and demonstrate the proper procedures.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in striking an arc and running a quality weld bead.

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
309.345.3501

For Additional Information Contact:

The Welcome Center
Phone:309.345.3500
welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

For Graduation Requirements:

See the graduation policies and procedures page for details.  

Degree Requirements


Faculty


Ian Milligan
Instructor, Manufacturing Technology

Ellen Burns
Dean of Career and Technical Education

Facilities


The Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) 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 weld 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.