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Industrial Machinery Control Technician

THIS PROGRAM IS NOT CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE FOR PELL FUNDING

Mission:

The mission of the Industrial Machinery and Controls Technician program is to provide students with the skills necessary to enter a career in the Manufacturing, Distribution, and Process Control fields.

Description:

This program prepares students to work in the emerging field of motor control technology.  Instruction will be focused on providing an understanding of how machines are wired, programmed, and controlled in industrial and manufacturing settings.  Fundamentals of motor drives, touch panels, and complete system troubleshooting are covered.  Classroom lecture and extensive hands-on lab activities are utilized to enhance connections between theory and practical application.  Further instruction is focused on electrical theory, planning, and preventative maintenance. Technical and production skills are covered as well as the theory of labor and community issues. Extensive training is provided in health, safety, and environmental issues. 

Industry Certification

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)

  • MSSC CT-SCA- EM Certification in Equipment Maintenance
  • MSSC CT-SCA- ER Certification in Equipment Repair
  • MSSC CT-SCA- NR Certification in Network Repair

Unique Requirements

Once this program is approved by the Florida Department of Education, students will be required to meet basic skills requirements prior to program completion (achieve minimum grade level equivalency scores in mathematics, language arts, and reading).

Certificate Requirements:

A student must meet ALL the following conditions to earn a Certificate of Program Completion from WTC:

  • Pass all courses and OCPs in the program
  • Complete the required curriculum
  • Settle all school debt including returning textbooks for high school students
  • Meet Florida Basic Skills requirements for the program (upon program approval by the Florida Department of Education)
  • Receive the instructor's recommendation

Program Information

New classes begin in August and January
Typical class times are 7:30am to 3:00pm M-F

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Contact the College About This Program

studentservices@citrusschools.org - 726-2430 Ext. 4301

Licensure/Certification

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)

  • MSSC CT-SCA- EM Certification in Equipment Maintenance
  • MSSC CT-SCA- ER Certification in Equipment Repair
  • MMSSC CT-SCA- NR Certification in Network Repair