PURPOSE: This one-year program prepares students for entry-level jobs in mechanical maintenance. Provides students with hands-on training for maintaining and repairing mechanical equipment. This program is offered at the Chester Campus. All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.
CREDENTIALS: A Career Studies Certificate (CSC) is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.
PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills:
Install mechanical components according to the manufacturer’s specifications, with regard to spacing alignment, tension, torque, and size.
Troubleshoot malfunctions, failure, and misapplication of mechanical components.
Install and troubleshoot assembly and timing of gearing and motion.