The Industrial Maintenance Program (IMG) is designed and managed to produce highly skilled individuals in the areas of mechanical and electrical industrial machinery repair. The program consists of Mechanical Training, including numerous types of power transmission techniques, belt drive systems, chain drives, gear drives, alignment methods, and also coupling methods. Students are trained in pneumatic and hydraulic symbology, operation, and application. Student training also includes basic electrical motor control, sensors, variable frequency drives, AC and DC motor theory, and operation and troubleshooting. The program ends with an extensive training period of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) training, to include both programming and troubleshooting. As part of the IMG program training, students are exposed to a considerable amount of math.
|Time Commitment||Full Time, Part Time|
|Typical Program Length||16 Months|
|Class Type||Day, Night|
91 Volunteer Parkway
Manchester, TN 37355
241 Vo-Tech Drive
McMinnville, TN 37110
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: 9,510
Current job openings per year: 1,320