Industrial Maintenance Technology

Do you love to work with your hands? Are you a good problem solver? You might find a career as a Industrial Maintenance Technicians (IMTs) very rewarding!

IMTs are certified and equipped to work in the industrial, welding or agricultural industries. Industrial Maintenance Technicians understand construction mechanics and construction drawings, and they can install, repair or maintain systems such as piping systems, pressure steam systems, cooling towers bearings and couplings, belt and chain drives, distillation towers and vessels, heaters and furnaces.

The West Hills College Coalinga Industrial Maintenance Technology program gives students hands-on experience at its state-of-the-art Farm of the Future facility.

Students studying Industrial Maintenance at West Hills College Coalinga will learn skills in the areas of electrical control systems, pneumatics, hydraulics, power tools, hand tools and safety skills. The courses offered in this program are transferrable to other colleges and will qualify students to become MSSC Certified and NCCER Certified.

Courses in this program include:

  • IMT-60 Industrial Core
  • IMT 61 Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level I
  • IMT 62 Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level II
  • IMT 70 Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level III

Whether you are a first-time student or looking to change careers, this program will prepare you to become job-ready. Through these courses, you will gain real-world experience that will prepare you for a high-paying, high-growth career as an IMT. Certification is dependent upon successful completion of all coursework. 


Program Options

Are you interested in machinery and how things work? If so, West Hills College Coalinga's Industrial Maintenance Mechanic program could be perfect for you. WHCC's course set prepares you to be job-ready and leads to industry certification. 

* This program option is not eligible for federal student aid funding. Students who pursue this program option may seek financial assistance from the California Promise Grant which can help pay for enrollment fees if eligible.

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Careers You Could Have

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  • Industrial Plant Mechanic
  • Agricultural Plant Mechanic
  • Mobile Equipment Mechanic
  • Sanitation Maintenance Technician

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