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Printed on 9/29/2020

Mechanical Maintenance

20-628-5 Certificate (C) 9 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Oshkosh

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Prepare to enter the ever-evolving field of Mechanical Maintenance. In this introductory program, you’ll focus on hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical machine concepts, drawings and print reading. Once you’ve completed this certificate, use what you’ve learned towards an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic technical diploma, Electro-Mechanical Technology associate degree or Automated Manufacturing Systems Technology associate degree.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Pneumatics 1
10-620-111
1Credit
27
27
27 hours in class and estimate 27 hours outside of class. Provides an introduction to fundamental principles and laws of fluid power, with a focus on pneumatics. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.
Coreq: College Technical Math 1 - 10804115 OR College Algebra and Trigonometry with Apps 10804197 OR College Technical Math 1A 10804113 OR Industrial Maintenance Math 31804308
Hydraulics 1
10-620-113
1Credit
27
27
N/A
27 hours in class and estimate 27 hours outside of class. Provides an introduction to fundamental principles and laws of fluid power, with a focus on hydraulics. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.
Coreq: College Technical Math 1 - 10804115 OR College Algebra and Trigonometry with Apps 10804197 OR College Technical Math 1A 10804113 OR Industrial Maintenance Math 31804308
Elements of Machines 1
10-620-164
1Credit
27
27
27 hours in class and estimate 27 hours outside of class. Emphasizes the mechanical elements of industrial machines. Principles of leveling motors, fasteners, bearings, and couplings are covered. Terminology, selection, and proper installation and maintenance are stressed.
Elements of Machines 2
10-620-165
1Credit
27
27
27 hours in class and estimate 27 hours outside of class. Emphasizes the mechanical elements of industrial machines. Principles of power transmission, belt drives, and chain drives are covered. Terminology, selection, and proper installation and maintenance are stressed.
Coreq: Elements of Machines 1 (10620164)
AutoCAD Fundamentals
10-628-187
1Credit
27
27
27 hours in class and estimate 27 hours outside of class. Teaches students to draw, edit, dimension, and plot drawings with the AutoCAD software.
Blueprint Reading & AutoCAD
10-628-188
1Credit
27
27
27 hours in class and estimate 27 hours outside of class. Introduces students to reading both electrical schematics and mechanical prints, while utilizing the AutoCAD software.
Coreq: AutoCAD Fundamentals (10628187)
College Technical Math 1A
10-804-113
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Included topics are solving linear equations; graphing; percent; proportions; measurement systems; computational geometry; and right triangle trigonometry. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. Successful completion of College Technical Math 1A and College Technical Math 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Math 1.
Prereq: Alg – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 51+, Next Gen 250+, ACT Math 18+ OR Alg Prep 10834109 OR Math & Logic 10804133 OR Not pursuing a degree.

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