Mechanical Systems Technology

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Mechanical Systems Technology program curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of mechanical systems found in commercial and industrial facilities. Focus on tool parts and components; machinery and associated equipment maintenance; assembling components using various fasteners; and workplace health and safety.


Major Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
MIT120Industrial Technology Fundamentals3
PPT124Power Systems Components I3
PPT126Power Systems Components II3
PPT128Power Systems Components III3
PPT210Valve Maintenance II3
PPT213Pumps II3
  • Demonstrate maintenance procedures including defense in depth, conduct of verifications, and work control processes while applying the standards and documentation requirements to meet plant safety and management expectations. (MIT120)
  • Read blueprints and plant drawings including flow diagrams, symbols, dimension, tolerance, clearance, and amendments following proper procedures. (MIT120)
  • Describe industrial safety precautions related to material handling, electrical and machine safety, first response to fire and medical emergencies, safety signs and color codes, recognition of safety and health hazard accident prevention and management. (MIT120)
  • Examine hand and power tools used in the power plant including safe usage, purpose, and maintenance. (MIT120)
  • Install and apply Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and Vacuum components. (PPT128)
  • Demonstrate safe and proper use of rigging equipment used in industrial and commercial settings. (MIT120)
  • Explain the principles of lubrication as it applies to industrial equipment. (PPT124)
  • Demonstrate the proper use and maintenance of various drive and gear components. (PPT124)
  • Explain the theory, purpose, operation and maintenance of mechanical components and machines used in industrial and commercial settings. (PPT124, PPT126, PPT128, PPT210, PPT213)

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