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The Mechanical Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation Department
of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Athens is to meet more adequately the Mechanical
Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation training needs of citizens and residents of the five-county service delivery area (SDA) including employees of existing and prospective industries and businesses.
The program has been designed to assist students in the following:
- Provide entry-level job skills in the following areas:
- Plant Maintenance
- New Construction
- Machine Building
- Develop habits in punctuality and attendance, which would carry over to future employment.
- Develop a safe Apprentice.
- Become independent and self-reliant so she or he does not need constant supervision in future employment.
- Develop problem formulation, solving and trouble shooting.
- Integrate into current curriculum understanding of technology changes and the advantages ofmulti-dimensional thinking.
Today’s industrial machinery integrates mechanical and electrical systems. The electro-mechanical technician is equipped with the skills and knowledge to install and maintain a wide range of equipment in the modern industrial world. In this innovative educational program, students learn various aspects of industrial electricity, industrial mechanics, and automated control systems.
This multi-craft training opportunity is designed to meet the occupational needs of the advanced manufacturing sector. Electro-mechanical technicians install, maintain, and repair industrial equipment, such as conveying systems, production machinery, and packaging equipment. Graduates may find employment in manufacturing, power plants, and construction.
Many industries support the learning process by sponsoring qualified students in a paid cooperative program which allows the students opportunities to put into practice what they have learned in the classroom.
This program follows the NCCER curriculum.
• Commercial and Industrial Wiring
• AC/DC theory and National Electrical Code
• Arc Flash Training
• Motor Controls
• Hydraulics and Pneumatics
• Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
• Welding: Arc, MIG, TIG, Oxy-Acetylene • Bearings, Couplings, Gears, and Roller Chains • V-Belts, Brakes, and Clutches
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||20 Months|
1635 Technology Way
Athens, TN 37303