Industrial Manufacturing and Emerging Technologies

Mechanical Systems Technology - CCL

Effective term: 
2017 Fall
Final term: 
2018 Fall
Total credits required: 
Program Availability: 

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. Training, most of which is hands-on, will include: tool parts and components; machinery and associated equipment maintenance; assembling components using various fasteners; and workplace health and safety. Graduates of this program should qualify for a variety of careers in mechanical fields as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice.

Program notes

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

++ indicates any suffixed courses.

PPT101Hand and Power Tools 1
PPT103Print Reading and Plant Drawings 1
PPT107Lubrication 1
PPT114Drive and Gear Components 1
PPT118Conduct of Maintenance 1
PPT115Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2
PPT121Power Plant Components 3
PPT206Bearings 1
PPT205Rigging 2
Restricted Electives
Cannot be shared with Required Courses.
Other applicable courses may be substituted with permission, consult with a program advisor for additional details.
HVA+++++ Any HVA Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning course(s)
PPT+++++ Any PPT Power Plant technology course(s)
WLD+++++ Any WLD Welding Technology course(s)
  1. 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. (PPT118)
  2. Read blueprints and plant drawings including flow diagrams, symbols, dimension, tolerance, clearance, and amendments following proper procedures. (PPT103)
  3. 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. (PPT118, PPT101)
  4. Examine hand and power tools used in the power plant including safe usage, purpose, and maintenance. (PPT101)
  5. Installation and applications of Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and Vacuum components. (PPT115)
  6. Demonstrate safe and proper use of rigging equipment used in industrial and commercial settings. (PPT205)
  7. Explain the principles of lubrication as it applies to industrial equipment. (PPT107, PPT121, PPT206)
  8. Demonstrate the proper use and maintenance of various drive and gear components. (PPT114, PPT206)
  9. Explain the theory, purpose, operation and maintenance of mechanical components and machines used in industrial and commercial settings. (PPT121)
  10. Explain and apply the basic concepts of electrical fundamentals and electronics. (PPT121)