Industrial Maintenance


The mission of the program is to equip the student with a background of knowledge and skills in the use of equipment and maintenance/repair procedures utilized in the ever-changing technological work place. Instruction consists of both classroom and practical shop application involving industrial electricity, machine shop, welding and sheet metal. Training also involves safety, applied electrical theory, blue print reading, schematic reading, machine operations (lathe, drill press, mill), hydraulics and pneumatics, and heating and air conditioning. Welding instructional units include basic procedures, flame and pipe cutting, oxyacetylene welding, basic and advanced electric arc welding, pipe welding, MIG welding, TIG welding, code specification, brazing and soldering, plasma arc, shop mathematics, blueprint, layout and structure projects. Completion qualifies the student to perform productively in maintenance operations within industry.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,344.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,270.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Industrial Maintenance Apprentice432Certificate
Industrial Maintenance Apprentice II864Certificate
HVAC Mechanical Helper1296Certificate
IM Maintenance Machinist1296Certificate
Shielded Metal Arc Welder1296Certificate
Industrial Maintenance Technician1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Mt. Pleasant Instructional Service Center
501 Gray Lane
Mount Pleasant, TN 38474
Lawrence County TN Enterprise Center South
100 Hannon Drive
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
Wayne County Instructional Service Center
704 Old Highway 99
Waynesboro, TN 38485
Perry County Instructional Service Center
144 W. School Street
Linden, TN 37096
TCAT Hohenwald Main Campus
813 West Main St.
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Job Duties

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.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 9,510

Current job openings per year: 1,320


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