Industrial Systems Technology

Program Description

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, testing, 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 Criteria

Admission to this program requires that students be high school graduates or have a recognized equivalency.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Industrial Systems Technology program, the graduate should be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency to safely and effectively inspect, install, perform preventative maintenance, troubleshoot, and repair a variety of industrial systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with regard to industry standards while working with manufacturing tools and equipment, to include electronic test, mechanical, machine and welding equipment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of reading, interpreting mechanical drawings and using CAD software.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the program, Graduates can enter the workforce as:

  • Electricians
  • Industrial Technicians
  • Maintenance Technicians

Transfer Opportunities

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.

Contact Information

Associate Dean of Career Programs

Dean of Career Programs

Admissions Office

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