Industrial Systems Technology

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Industrial Systems Technology

Install, operate and maintain systems within factories, hospitals, resorts, public utilities, school facilities and more with the skills gained in the Industrial Systems Technology program. Workers within this lucrative field install robots, maintain automated systems and repair crucial machinery. Classes include Industrial Electricity, Mechanical Power Transmission and Advanced Programmable Control. Upon completion students receive an Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Systems Technology. For an expedited path to employment, students may also complete a short-term Industrial Systems Technology Certificate.

Program Snapshot

Industrial Systems Technology Mission Statement

The mission of the Industrial Systems Technology program at Ozarks Technical Community College is to prepare students for entry into a variety of industrial trades including electricity, mechanical power transmission, fluid power, plant maintenance, instrumentation systems, utilities service, and apprenticeship programs.   The Industrial Systems program strives to provide high quality, occupationally-oriented courses with an emphasis on job placement before or after graduation.

Industrial Systems Technology Program Goals:

  • Obtain and perform an entry-level job in Industrial Maintenance.
  • Practice all safety procedures when working on industrial equipment or in an industrial environment.
  • Have a basic knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical and be able to apply that theory to real-world applications.
  • Know and understand industrial terminology including schematic symbols, and be able to read and interpret industrial blueprints.
  • Practice the proper use of test equipment when measuring industrial units such as voltage, current, resistance and rate of flow.
  • Show a strong foundation of basic industrial maintenance knowledge and practices for further specialized training in the field of industrial maintenance technology.
  • Show skills in verbal and written communication within the industrial maintenance and automation field.
  • Have practical decision-making, problem-solving, and leadership skills.
  • Show respect for the rules, regulations, laws, competent work habits, and ethical conduct in the workplace.