*NCMC is no longer accepting new students for this certificate. Current students, please contact your advisor for more information.
This one-year certificate is designed to provide applicable technical skills for today’s competitive workplace while meeting the needs of manufacturers, industry and alternative energy operations. Credits from this certificate program may be transferred in the Industrial Technology AAS program.
The Industrial Technology program provides the opportunity to learn technical skills that local and national employers are seeking. Students learn basic maintenance and repair of electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, and automated systems common to manufacturing, agriculture, and other settings. Graduates have a variety of career options depending on coursework selected.
|MT110||Intermediate Algebra OR|
|MF111||Industrial Print Reading||3|
|MF150||Principles of Safety||3|
|MF145||Basic Fluid Power||3|
|MF122||Basic Electricity I||3|
|MF141||Programmable Logic Controllers||3|
- 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.
- Tracking classes – It is very important to meet with your advisor prior to enrollment every semester. Your advisor will be sure that you are staying on track to graduate, taking appropriate courses that will transfer, meeting transfer requirements, and you remain eligible for any financial aid.
- Financial Aid – Financial Aid can be affected by the number of credit hours you take each semester. Speak with a Financial Aid Representative if you have questions or want to withdraw from a class.
- Changes – Keep your advisor informed of any degree changes or future educational goals. If you start to struggle, your advisor can assist you in developing a plan to get you back on track.
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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