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Industrial Technology

About the Program

New for Fall Semester 2022, the Industrial Technology program prepares students for a career in residential or commercial Maintenance. The career field consists of Maintenance Technologists who are specialists that repair and maintain commercial or industrial machinery to ensure proper functionality. Students learn how to install, maintain, operate, diagnose, and repair equipment used in manufacturing industries and maintain facilities/buildings.

The Industrial technology program will help to train workers to work with and maintain this new system in the cutting-edge technologies and gain the following skills:

  • Mechanical equipment installation, troubleshooting and repair
  • Electrical control, motor drives
  • and PLC (programmable logic controllers)
  • Wiring, installation and troubleshooting
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic installation and troubleshooting
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Variable frequency drives installation and troubleshooting
  • Conveyor systems operations
  • Welding,
  • Industrial manufacturing
  • Machine troubleshooting

Program Costs & Financial Aid

  • Tuition: $128 per credit hour (in-district for Fall 2022)
  • Estimated Tuition Cost per Semester: $1,536
    (12 credit hours)

This program is eligible for financial aid.

Program Length

  • Certificate: 4 months (1 semester)
  • Associate Degree: 24 months (2 years)

Career & Salary Snapshot

  • Salary Range: $16.13 - $22.12/hour*
  • Career Outlook: 8% projected growth (2020 to 2030) for Maintenance Technician**

Source: * ** O*Net OnLine

Types of Classes and Locations

Connect & Succeed: Earn your Bachelor's degree at SIU through UCLC

Your associate degree can transfer seamlessly to Southern Illinois University (SIU). Stay in Grayslake and earn your Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management & Applied Engineering (IMAE) offered through University Center of Lake County (UCLC). The IMAE program lets you pursue your degree while working full time — classes are held online or in-person on alternate weekends.

Why study Industrial Technology at CLC?

  • Advanced Technology Center

  • Industry Recognized Certifications

  • Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • Flexible Class Schedules

  • Gain In-demand Skills

  • Apprenticeships