Manufacturing Technology: Industrial Maintenance Specialization

Associate in Applied Science Degree - MAFT.AAS.V62

The Manufacturing Technology: Industrial Maintenance Specialization is designed to prepare students to construct, install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electrical circuits and systems in the manufacturing setting. This program is designed to develop practical skills in drafting, welding, troubleshooting and repairing electrical circuits, precision measurement, welding and machine tool. Basic knowledge, fundamental skills and industry standards will be emphasized. Students are required to purchase a minimum set of components and/or tools for some courses.

The core competencies of manufacturing production taught in this program are based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council criteria. The MSSC is an industry-led, training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling workers.

Students can finish a number of short-term training certificates as they progress through the program, and can join the program at multiple points, depending on assessment results and educational goals. To be successful in the Industrial Maintenance Specialization, students should first complete the Manufacturing Production Certificate.

This program was created as part of the Illinois Network for Advanced Manufacturing, which includes 21 Illinois community colleges.

Learn more: Dwayne Musick, email dmusick@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8516.  

Program coordinator: Mark Anderson, email manderson@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8873.

General Education (8 courses)
Credit hours: 24

  • MAFT 1323 - Lean & Quality Overview
  • * ENGL 1413 - Fundamentals of Writing or higher
  • * BSNS 1603 - Business Communications or SPCH 1553 - Introductory Speech
  • * BSNS 2423 – Internship Experience
  • * MATH 1113 - Technical Mathematics I or higher
  • * MATH 1123 - Technical Mathematics II or higher
  • ELECTIVE – General education (3 credit hours)
  • ELECTIVE – Technical education (3 credit hours)

Core Courses (4 courses)
Credit hours: 8

  • MAFT 1112 - Intro to Manufacturing & Safety
  • MAFT 1222 - Quality and Measurement
  • MAFT 1232 - Manufacturing Processes
  • MAFT 1312 - Intro to Manufacturing Maintenance

Industrial Maintenance courses (9 courses)
Credit hours 31

  • ELTR 1064 - Fundamentals of Electricity
  • * ELTR 2074 - DC & AC Rotating Machines & Drive Trains
  • * ELTR 2414 - Industrial Motor Controls
  • * ELTR 2444 - Industrial Program Controls & Robotics
  • * MCHN 1214 - Machine Tool I
  • * MCHN 1224 - Machine Tool II
  • MCHN 1311 - Precision Measurement
  • MCHN 1452 - Lubrication
  • WELD 1114 - Basic Welding

*Course has prerequisite.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS FOR COMPLETION: 63

Industrial Maintenance Specialization A.A.S.
Suggested course sequence

Fall
MAFT 1112 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1222 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1232 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1312 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1323 3 cr. hrs.
* MATH 1113 3 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1311 1 cr. hrs.

Spring
ELTR 1064 4 cr. hrs.
* MATH 1123 3 cr. hrs.
* MCHN 1214 4 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1452 2 cr. hrs.
Technical elective 3 cr. hrs.

Fall
* ELTR 2414 4 cr. hrs.
* ENGL 1413 3 cr. hrs.
* MCHN 1224 4 cr. hrs.
WELD 1114 4 cr. hrs.

Spring
* ELTR 2074 4 cr. hrs.
* ELTR 2444 4 cr. hrs.
* BSNS 1603 or * SPCH 1553 3 cr. hrs.
* BSNS 2423 3 cr. hrs.
General education elective 3 cr. hrs.

*Course has prerequisite.

Additional program information

Students who successfully pass all four assessments will be recognized as a Certified Production Technician (CPT) by the MSSC.  


Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance II Advanced Certificate - MAFT.CRT.V65

The Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance II Advanced Certificate is designed to develop within the student practical skills in drafting, welding, troubleshooting and repairing electrical circuits, precision measurement, welding and machine tool. Such industrial maintenance positions include, but are not limited to: industrial maintenance technician trainee, industrial maintenance service technician trainee and industrial maintenance PLC technician trainee. Students are required to purchase a minimum set of components and/or tools in some courses. The core competencies of manufacturing production taught in this program are based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council criteria. The MSSC is an industry-led, training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling workers.

Learn more: Dwayne Musick, email dmusick@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8516.   

Program coordinator: Mark Stevenson, email mstevenson@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8874.

Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance II core (15 courses)

  • ELTR 1064 - Fundamentals of Electricity
  • * ELTR 2074 - DC & AC Rotating Machines & Drive Trains
  • * ELTR 2414 - Industrial Motor Controls
  • * ELTR 2444 - Industrial Program Controls & Robotics
  • MAFT 1112 - Intro to Manufacturing & Safety
  • MAFT 1222 - Quality and Measurement
  • MAFT 1232 - Manufacturing Processes
  • MAFT 1312 - Intro to Manufacturing Maintenance
  • MAFT 1323 - Lean & Quality Overview
  • * MCHN 1214 - Machine Tool I
  • MCHN 1311 - Precision Measurement
  • MCHN 1452 - Lubrication
  • * MCHN 1224 - Machine Tool II
  • * MATH 1113 - Technical Mathematics I or higher
  • WELD 1114 - Basic Welding

*Course has prerequisite.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION: 45

Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance II Advanced Certificate—
Suggested course sequence

Fall
MAFT 1112 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1222 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1232 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1312 2 cr. hrs.
ELTR 1064 4 cr. hrs.

Spring
* Math 1113 3 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1311 1 cr. hrs.
* MCHN 1214 4 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1452 2 cr. hrs.

Fall
* ELTR 2414 4 cr. hrs.
* MCHN 1224 4 cr. hrs.
WELD 1114 4 cr. hrs.

Spring
MAFT 1323 3 cr. hrs.
* ELTR 2444 4 cr. hrs.
* ELTR 2074 4 cr. hrs.

*Course has prerequisite.

Additional program information

Students who successfully pass all four assessments will be recognized as a Certified Production Technician (CPT) by the MSSC.

Program Note

This program is part of the Manufacturing Technology: Industrial Maintenance Specialization sequence, designed to give flexible training options depending on the students’ goals. The next step after this advanced certificate is an associate degree.


Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance I Certificate - MAFT.CRT.V65A

The Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance I Certificate curriculum is designed to develop within the student practical skills in troubleshooting, precision measurement, lathe operations, milling and basic welding. Such industrial maintenance positions include, but are not limited to: industrial maintenance technician trainee and industrial maintenance service technician trainee. The core competencies of manufacturing production taught in this program are based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council criteria. The MSSC is an industry-led, training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling workers.

Learn more: Dwayne Musick, email dmusick@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8516.   

Program coordinator: Mark Stevenson, email mstevenson@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8874.

Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance I core (10 courses)

  • ELTR 1064 - Fundamentals of Electricity
  • MAFT 1112 - Intro to Manufacturing & Safety
  • MAFT 1222 - Quality and Measurement
  • MAFT 1232 - Manufacturing Processes
  • MAFT 1312 - Intro to Manufacturing Maintenance
  • MAFT 1323 - Lean & Quality Overview
  • * MATH 1113 - Technical Mathematics I or higher
  • * MCHN 1214 - Machine Tool I
  • MCHN 1311 - Precision Measurement
  • WELD 1114 - Basic Welding

*Course has prerequisite.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION: 27

Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance I Certificate—
Suggested course sequence


Fall
MAFT 1112 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1222 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1232 2 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1312 2 cr. hrs.

Spring
ELTR 1064 4 cr. hrs.
MAFT 1323 3 cr. hrs.
* MATH 1113 3 cr. hrs.

Fall
MCHN 1311 1 cr. hrs.
* MCHN 1214 4 cr. hrs.
WELD 1114 4 cr. hrs.

Additional program information

Students who successfully pass all four assessments will be recognized as a Certified Production Technician (CPT) by the MSSC.

Program Note

This program is part of the Manufacturing Technology: Industrial Maintenance Specialization sequence, designed to give flexible training options depending on the students’ goals. To be successful in this certificate, students should first complete the Manufacturing Production certificate.The next steps after this certificate are a Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance II Advanced Certificate and an associate degree.


Basic Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance Certificate - TECH V65B

The Basic Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance Certificate is designed to develop within the student practical skills in troubleshooting, precision measurement, lathe operations, milling and basic welding for an entry-level position in industrial manufacturing industry. Industrial maintenance entry-level jobs include, but are not limited to: industrial maintenance technician trainee and industrial maintenance service technician trainee.

Learn more: Dwayne Musick, email dmusick@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8516.   

Program coordinator: Mark Stevenson, email mstevenson@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8874.

Core (4 courses)

  • ELTR 1064 - Fundamentals of Electricity
  • * MCHN 1214 - Machine Tool I
  • MCHN 1311 - Precision Measurement
  • WELD 1114 - Basic Welding

*Course has prerequisite.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION: 13

Basic Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance Certificate
Suggested course sequence

Fall
ELTR 1064 4 cr. hrs.

Spring
MCHN 1311 1 cr. hrs.
* MCHN 1214 4 cr. hrs.
WELD 1114 4 cr. hrs.

*Course has prerequisite.

Program note

This program is part of the Manufacturing Technology: Industrial Maintenance sequence, designed to give flexible training options depending on the students’ goals. The next steps after this certificate are an Intermediate Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance Certificate, Manufacturing Production Certificate, Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance I Certificate, Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance II Advanced Certificate, and an associate degree.


Intermediate Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance Certificate - TECH V69

The Intermediate Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance Certificate is designed to develop within the student practical skills in drafting, welding, troubleshooting and repairing electrical circuits, precision measurement, welding and machine tool for an entry-level position in the industrial manufacturing industry. Industrial maintenance positions include, but are not limited to: industrial maintenance technician trainee, industrial maintenance service technician trainee and industrial maintenance PLC technician trainee. Students are required to purchase a minimum set of components and/or tools in some courses.

Learn more: Dwayne Musick, email dmusick@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8516.

Program coordinator: Mark Stevenson, email mstevenson@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8874.

Core (9 courses)

  • ELTR 1064 - Fundamentals of Electricity
  • WELD 1114 - Basic Welding
  • * MCHN 1214 - Machine Tool I
  • MCHN 1311 - Precision Measurement
  • MCHN 1452 - Lubrication
  • * ELTR 2074 - DC & AD Rotating Machines and Drive Trains.
  • * ELTR 2414 - Industrial Motor Control
  • * ELTR 2444 - Industrial Programmable Controllers & Robotics
  • * MCHN 1224 - Machine Tool II

*Course has prerequisite.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION: 31

Intermediate Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance Certificate 
Suggested course sequence

Fall
ELTR 1064 4 cr. hrs.
WELD 1114 4 cr. hrs.

Spring
* ELTR 2074 4 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1311 1 cr. hrs.
MCHN 1452 2 cr. hrs.

Fall
* ELTR 2414 4 cr. hrs.
* MCHN 1214 4 cr. hrs.

Spring
* ELTR 2444 4 cr. hrs.
* MCHN 1224 4 cr. hrs.

*Course has prerequisite.

Program note

This program is part of the Manufacturing Technology: Industrial Maintenance sequence, designed to give flexible training options depending on the students’ goals. The next steps after certificate are a Manufacturing Production Certificate, Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance I Certificate, Manufacturing Industrial Maintenance II Advanced Certificate, and an associate degree.


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