Industrial Maintenance

Industrial Maintenance Program

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People who are looking for employment in the industrial maintenance field must know how to maintain facilities, and understand how machines function to be able to repair them. To properly assemble and disassemble machinery involves skills such as Pneumatics and Hydraulics, Electronics, Electricity and in-depth troubleshooting skills. Mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity also are important when diagnosing and repairing machinery. With the foundation that this program gives, an employer could hire and place you in an apprenticeship or on-the-job training program.

Students who complete the 240-hour program receive a certificate of completion to work in the maintenance field. You will receive theory and hands-on experience in Shop Math, Precision Measurement, Blueprint Reading, Shop Safety, CNC Mill and Lathe Maintenance, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Basic Welding, Forklift, Industrial Electricity, and Industrial Plumbing.

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The Electrical Control & Ladder Logic provides instruction on electrical safety. Interactive learning simulations demonstrate the logical operation of a variety of control circuits including pushbutton stations, motor starters and interlocks. The computer-based lessons and simulations (Hale Trainer) allow you to learn at your own pace and when it is convenient for you.

The complete course curriculum for the Hale Trainer is available here.

This is a high demand occupation that has many opportunities in the area at employers such as the Hilliard Corporation, Anchor Glass, World Kitchen, Trayer Products, Elmira Stamping, Hardinge Incorporated, Eaton Corporation, Fennell Spring Company, Synthes, Kennedy Valve, Penn Troy, Dresser Rand, Corning Incorporated, Courser and several small shops in the area.

The Industrial maintenance course outline is available here.


Choose from the following courses:

BSH-9801-F19 - Industrial Maintenance
BSH-5703-W19 - Industrial Technology

If you have good problem-solving skills and would enjoy maintaining a facility,
repairing and troubleshooting machines, then the Industrial Maintenance program
at GST BOCES is for you!