Porterville College

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Industrial Technology

Porterville College career and technical education programs provide students with opportunities to obtain an education that reflects the needs of the community and anticipate changes in demands in business and industry. Students completing CTE programs at Porterville College are in high demand in the job market.

Research indicates that over 75% of all new jobs require post-secondary education, making vocational training more important than ever.

Porterville College is responding to the expanding demands for highly trained workers and for the needs of workers who wish to change careers.

The Industrial Technology program at Porterville College is a two-part, 9.5 credit training program that consists of approximately 335 hours of training in a variety of areas including:

  • Electrical Control Systems
  • Residential and Commercial Wiring
  • Electrical Motor Control
  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics
  • Piping systems
  • Welding
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

The Industrial Maintenance Training Program at Porterville College is a two part, 9.5credit training program that consists of approximately 335 hours oftraining in a variety of areas. Coursesare held in the evenings and prepare the student with the skills necessary for entrance into the Industrial Maintenance workforce.

After completing both courses, the successful student will be able to compete for entry-level positions as industrial maintenance technicians as well as other related positions.

Job Skills Certificate JSC

Industrial Technology

Industrial Maintenance Skills Award prepares individuals for a job as a building or a production line maintenance technician. Completion of nine and half (9.5) units required to receive this skills award.

Program Learning Outcomes: Identify the terms used in industry in the subject areas of pneumatic, mechanical, welding and electrical control; identify the principles of electrical theory, electrical motor theory, timer controls, industrial sensors, DC motor drives and AC variable frequency drives, and conveyor systems; demonstrate manufacturing processes in the following areas: mechanical devices, refrigeration, air conditioning, pumps, and piping systems; demonstrate the fundamentals of industrial fluid power which includes pneumatics and hydraulics, and electrical theory; identify the functions and a minimum of three methods of entering a PLC program.

Students may earn this certificate by completing the required courses with a minimum grade of “C”.

Required Courses

INDT P050 - Industrial Maintenance I 5 units
INDT P051 - Industrial Maintenance II 4.5 units

Effective Summer 2014.


Certificate of Achievement CA

Industrial Maintenance

Gainful Employment Program Disclosure

The Industrial Maintenance Certificate Program will prepare students in electrical control systems, residential and commercial wiring, electrical motor control, hydraulics, pneumatics, piping systems, welding, and programmable logic controllers (PLC) to enter into the industrial maintenance workforce.

The goal for the Industrial Maintenance Certificate program is to provide an opportunity for students to complete a short-term, intensive, hands-on program preparing them for employment in the Industrial Maintenance field.

Program Learning Outcomes: Identify the terms used in industry in the subject areas of pneumatic, mechanical, welding and electrical control; identify the principles of electrical theory, electrical motor theory, timer controls, industrial sensors, DC motor drives and AC variable frequency drives, and conveyor systems; demonstrate manufacturing processes in the following areas: mechanical devices, refrigeration, air conditioning, pumps, and piping systems; demonstrate the fundamentals of industrial fluid power which includes pneumatics and hydraulics, and electrical theory; identify the functions and a minimum of three methods of entering a PLC program; identify teamwork, communication, and conflict resolution skills and first aid.

The certificate program requires 16.5 units for completion; all are required units.

INDT P050 - Industrial Maintenance I 5 units
INDT P051 - Industrial Maintenance II 4.5 units
INDT P052 - PLC Basics 2 units
WELD P116 - Arc and Gas Welding 3 units
OFFT P030 - Human Relations in Business 2 units

Effective Fall 2013


June 16, 2015
Kern Community College District