This program can be customized to meet specific student and employer needs. Working with your faculty advisor, select six hours of technical electives to meet educational and employment goals. These may include courses from the suggested list for the AAS degree, as well as other approved coursework or prior learning in heating and air conditioning, machining, welding, plumbing, diesel mechanics, agriculture, industrial maintenance, business administration, business technology, and computer science and information systems.
|AT150||Applied Safety for General Industry||1|
|AT155||Applied Maintenance Basics||1|
|MF122||Basic Electricity I||3|
*Please see your advisor or the NCMC Academic Catalog for specific course choices in each area.
- Dual credit/Transfer credit – This plan is designed for students with no dual or transfer credit. Consider any prior college credit to avoid repeating coursework. We will need official transcripts for these courses.
- Developmental Studies – This plan assumes that the student does not need to take Developmental Studies courses. Placement test scores determine whether or not the student will need to complete Developmental Studies courses. You can learn more about Developmental Studies courses in the NCMC Academic Catalog.
The Missouri Department of Workforce Development predicts about 150 job openings every year right here in Northwest Missouri for Maintenance Workers, more than fifty a year for industrial mechanics, and about thirty-five a year for first-line supervisors.*
|First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers||$32,841||$55,776||$67,244|
|Industrial Machinery Mechanics||$35,042||$43,001||$46,980|
|Maintenance Workers, Machinery||$32,540||$47,580||$55,100|
|Maintenance and Repair Workers, General||$25,148||$36,491||$42,163|
*2018 wage estimates from the Missouri Department of Workforce Development at www.missourieconomy.org, All data is for the Northwest region except Maintenance Workers, Machinery, which is Kansas City MO-Kansas MSA, which includes several Northwest Missouri counties.
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