This program is designed to provide students general skills in a variety of areas common to industry. Students receive training in basic welding techniques and cutting processes; machine tool technology training that includes shop theory, blueprint reading and sketching, use of hand tools and technical manuals, and the use of precision measuring instruments. Machine Tool Technology also includes set-up and operation of computer controlled milling machines and lathes. Also included is Industrial Electricity that provides training in electrical maintenance, installation, repair, and operation of electrical equipment. Students also receive Mechanical Maintenance that consists of training from lubrication through pumps, bearings, gearing, etc.
Cross training enables students to have knowledge in several areas and does not limit them to one field of expertise. The student who completes this course will have met the requirements for an entry-level maintenance position.
|Time Commitment||Full Time, Part Time|
|Typical Program Length||16 Months|
821 West Louise Ave
Morristown, TN 37813-2094
323 Phipps Bend Road
Surgoinsville, TN 37873
Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. May also install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to plans.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 9,770
Current job openings per year: 1,050