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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Apprenticeship Program

The Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (IMM) program at Polytech Adult Education provides the related instruction required to complete a State of Delaware Electrical Apprenticeship. Upon completion of this program and the required on-the-job training requirement, graduates are eligible to earn their Journeyperson credential through the Delaware Department of Labor. Non-apprentice students may also complete the program as a certificate program.  

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Wilmington University’s STEP PathTM is the Smart Transfer Enrollment Program to gain or complete a degree, no matter where you start with your apprenticeship. This unique pathway for journey people maximizes success and minimizes both the cost and time to degree completion.

An apprenticeship program works as a perfect stackable credential toward furthering your education. Journeypeople who complete a Department of Labor-registered apprenticeship and choose WilmU’s STEP PathTM can earn up to 42 academic credits* toward a WilmU degree program, including WilmU’s B.S. in Applied Business.

Required Courses
Hydraulics and Pneumatics

This course covers the operation of, theory, design, troubleshooting and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systems, including pumps or compressors, piping, conditioning, controls and operators. This course satisfies requirements toward the State of Delaware IMM Apprenticeship Related Training.

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Industrial Electricity & Electrical Safety

This course provides an overview of industrial electrical systems with an emphasis on motor controls, control systems, and electrical safety. Topics include basic electricity, Ohm’s Law, circuit analysis, ladder logic, motors, motor starters, start/stop stations, automatic controls, and NFPA 70E. Students are provided with the opportunity to safely test and energize 480/277 v. circuits. The course is intended as a first step for employers seeking to electrically-qualify Industrial Maintenance Mechanics and, as such, an employer partnership agreement is required prior to enrollment. This course satisfies requirements toward the State of Delaware IMM Apprenticeship Related Training. 

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Introduction to PLCs

The Intro to PLCs course covers the installation, programming, troubleshooting and repair of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). This course covers PLC ladder logic theory and programming, input and output devices and wiring, design and function of PLCs and use of PLCs to control time, sequence and count functions. This course satisfies a portion of the State of Delaware Apprenticeship Related Training requirement.

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Mechanics & Equipment

This course provides participants with an overview of the theory, design, troubleshooting, repair and overhaul of mechanical equipment and components. This course satisfies requirements toward the State of Delaware IMM Apprenticeship Related Training. 

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Piping Systems & Machining Fundamentals

This course provides an overview of industrial piping, pipefitting, and an introduction to basic machining practices. Topics covered include piping selection, fittings, measurement, installation and repair of air, water, steam and process piping and valves. Students will be provided with the opportunity to perform basic set up and operation of machining tools and equipment. This course satisfies requirements toward the State of Delaware IMM Apprenticeship Related Training.

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Program Details
Tuition Cost:
$2,493.00
Hours:
604
Required Materials:
  • Additional fees: Books and Registration fee $600.00
Documents:
Contact:
Courtney Brown
(302) 697-4545