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Electrical Maintenance Technician, TCC (EM81)  Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Valdosta, Coffee

The Electrical Maintenance Technician Technical Certificate of Credit provides instruction in industrial systems electrical inspection, maintenance, service, and repair. Topics include DC and AC fundamentals, motor controls, magnetic starters and braking systems, PLCs, and industrial wiring procedures.

This program qualifies for the HOPE Career Grant.

Program Outcomes: This program prepares graduates for careers in industrial electrical maintenance, equipping them with essential skills and knowledge. Students will master blueprint reading and interpretation, and gain a deep understanding of DC and AC motors and motor controls. They'll also become proficient in inspecting, maintaining, and repairing magnetic starters, braking components, and systems. The curriculum includes maintenance of industrial PLCs and training in DC and AC circuit analyses. Furthermore, graduates will learn industrial wiring procedures, ensuring they're prepared for real-world challenges in the field.

Careers: Industrial Electrical Maintenance Technician

Length of Program: 2 Terms

Gainful Employment Information
Curriculum Outline (18 hours)
Occupational Courses 18
IDSY 1110

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and devices involved in industrial motor controls,theories and applications of single and three-phase motors, wiring motor control circuits, and magnetic starters and braking. Topics include, but are not limited to, motor theory and operating principles, control devices, symbols and schematic diagrams, NEMA standards, Article 430 NEC and preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.

4
IDSY 1120

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces the operational theory, systems terminology, PLC installation, and programming procedures for Programmable Logic Controllers. Emphasis is placed on PLC programming, connections, installation, and start-up procedures. Other topics include timers and counters, relay logic instructions, and hardware and software applications.

4
IDSY 1130

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Teaches the fundamental concepts of industrial wiring with an emphasis on installation procedures. Topics include: grounding, raceways, three-phase systems, transformers (three-phase and single-phase), wire sizing, overcurrent protection, NEC requirements, industrial lighting systems, and switches, receptacles, and cord connectors.

4
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
IDFC 1011

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): MATH 1012 or MATH 1013 Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

3
IDSY 1101

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; Series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

3
ELTR 1010

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

3
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
ELTR 1020

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.

3
IDFC 1012

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): IDFC 1011 Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.

3
IDSY 1105

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): IDSY 1101 Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces alternating current concepts, theory, and application of varying sine wave voltages and current, and the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include, but are not limited to, electrical laws and principles, magnetism, inductance and capacitance.

3
Faculty
Advisor

Industrial Systems Technology Instructor
Coffee Campus

Advisor

Electrical/Industrial Systems Technology Program Coordinator
Valdosta Campus

Advisor

Industrial Systems Technology Instructor
Ben Hill-Irwin & Coffee Campuses

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