Craven Community College’s Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to service, maintain, repair, or install equipment for a wide range of industries. Instruction includes theory and skill training needed for inspecting, test, troubleshooting, and diagnosing industrial equipment and physical facilities.
Students will learn technical skills in blueprint reading, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, machining, welding, and various maintenance procedures. Practical application in these industrial systems will be emphasized and addition advanced course work may be offered.
Upon completion of any of the various levels of this curriculum, graduates should gain the necessary practical skills and related technical information to qualify for employment or advancement in the various areas of industrial maintenance technology.
Admission to this program requires that students be high school graduates or have a recognized equivalency.
Upon completion of the program, Graduates can enter the workforce as:
- Industrial Technicians
- Maintenance Technicians
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Industrial Systems Technology program, the graduate should be able to:
- Inspect industrial systems
- Maintain industrial systems
- Troubleshoot industrial systems
- Repair industrial systems
- Perform calculations related to industrial systems
- Maintain a safe work environment
- Communicate effectively in the workplace
- Demonstrate employability skills in the workplace
While the AAS is a degree leading to immediate job placement upon graduation, Craven Community College has a special relationship for transfer to a BS degree in Industrial Technology with East Carolina University.