Trainees learn the fundamentals of electricity and electronics which provide the foundation for advanced training in electric motor controls, automated machine control circuits, conveyors, pumps, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, test equipment, production equipment (electrical, electronic, and mechanical), programmable controllers, automation and robotics. In the last phase of the course, students combine all their newly acquired skills in overall systemic troubleshooting and interfacing systems. Hands-on training and safety is stressed throughout the course.
This course also provides an excellent opportunity for those people who are already employed to upgrade their skills in order to advance into more challenging and profitable careers.
|Time Commitment||Full Time, Part Time|
|Typical Program Length||20 Months|
|Class Type||Day, Night|
204 South 2nd Street
Union City, TN 38261
340 Washington St
Newbern, TN 38059
Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. May also install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to plans.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 9,770
Current job openings per year: 1,050