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Mechanical Maintenance CSC

Career Studies Certificate (CSC)

C Career & technical education programs for job training Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees


Train graduates to perform the challenging task associated with supporting industrial production operations. Basic principles of mechanical component, such as gears, bearings, belts and chains, are presented in a hands-on, learn by doing environment. Key elements of reliability, laser alignment for example, are practiced in a laboratory setting with actual industrial components. Advanced techniques of preventative and predictive maintenance give the graduate a headstart on the needs of high tech production.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit for all course placement options.If students have deficiencies in 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.

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Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I 3 See Placement Requirements  
IND 116 Applied Technology 3    
DRF 160 Machine Blueprint Reading Offered Spring Only 3    
MEC 154 Mechanical Maintenance I Offered Fall Only 3    
ELE 150 A.C. and D.C. Circuit Fundamentals 4    
MEC 252 - Mechanical Systems Maintenance Offered Fall Only 3    
MEC 254 Mechanical Maintenance II Offered Spring Only 3 MEC 154 or instructor permission  
ELE 159 Electrical Motors Offered Spring Only 3 ELE 150 or equivalent or instructor permission  
MEC 253 - Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Offered Spring Only 3    
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 28    


  1. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
  2. Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

2017-2018 College Catalog & Student Handbook

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Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services

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