Trenholm State Community College

Automotive/Advanced Manufacturing: Industrial Systems & Automation

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Industrial Systems & Automation

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Industrial machinery mechanics and machinery maintenance workers maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery, such as conveying systems, production machinery, and packaging equipment. Millwrights install, dismantle, repair, reassemble, and move machinery in factories, power plants, and construction sites. Industrial machinery mechanics, machinery maintenance workers, and millwrights typically do the following:

  • Read technical manuals to understand equipment and controls
  • Disassemble machinery and equipment when there is a problem
  • Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components
  • Perform tests and run initial batches to make sure that the machine is running smoothly
  • Detect minor problems by performing basic diagnostic tests
  • Test malfunctioning machinery to determine whether major repairs are needed
  • Adjust and calibrate equipment and machinery to optimal specifications
  • Clean and lubricate equipment or machinery
  • Move machinery and equipment

The Industrial Systems and Automation program at Trenholm State Community College is dedicated to the technical and academic enhancement of its students, skill development, work ethics and overall personal and professional introduction into the workforce of our state, cities and communities.

Awards Available

Associates Degree

  • Associate of Applied Science - Automotive/Advanced Manufacturing – Industrial Systems and Automaion - Mechanical (61 Semester Hours)
  • Associate of Applied Science - Automotive/Advanced Manufacturing – Industrial Systems and Automaion - Instrumentation (65 Semester Hours)

Certificate

  • Automotive/Advanced Manufacturing – Industrial Systems and Automation – Mechanical (51 Semester Hours)
  • Automotive/Advanced Manufacturing – Industrial Systems and Automation – Instrumentation (55 Semester Hours)

Short Term Certificate

  • Automotive/Advanced Manufacturing – Industrial Systems and Automation – Mechanical (25 Semester Hours)

Curriculum Requirements For Associate Degree

General Education Core Requirements
Area Course Hours Required Recommended Course(s)
I Written Composition 3 ENG 101
II Humanities and Fine Arts 3 MUS 101
III Natural Sciences and Mathematics 6-7 MTH 116 & PHS 112
IV History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences 3 PSY 200
Area V
Course Hours
Ori 101 Orientation to College 1
CIS 149 Introduction to Computers 3
ADM 101 Precision Measurement 3
ADM 105 Fluid Systems 3
ADM 110 Blueprint Reading 3
ADM 111 Manufacturing Safety Practices 3
AUT 161 MSSC Safety Course 3
AUT 162 MSSC Quality Control Concepts 3
INT 101 DC Fundamentals 3
INT 103 AC Fundamentals 3
INT 117 Principles of Industrial Mechanics 3
INT 126 Preventive Maintenance 3
INT 127 Principles of Pumps & Piping 3
INT 218 Special Lab in Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2
MTT 147 Introduction to Machine Shop I 3
MTT 148 Introduction to Machine Shop Lab I 3
TOTAL: 45

FAQ

Potential Salary Range

The median annual wage for industrial machinery mechanics, machinery maintenance workers, and millwrights was $51,630 in May 2018. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $33,010, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $77,790. Source: Bureau of Labor and Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018 Survey

 Program Details: View more information in the catalog.

 

Program Contact

 

Ralph Burton
Program Coordinator/Instructor
334-420-4284
rburton@trenholmstate.edu

Location

Patterson Site
3920 Troy Hwy,
Montgomery, AL 36116
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History of
Excellence

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

Contact Trenholm State

1-866-753-4544 334-420-4200 or email us

Trenholm Campus:
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 10048
Montgomery, Alabama 36108