Commercial and Industrial Maintenance Training in Allentown, PA
Have you always been fascinated with heavy machinery and complex equipment? Do you enjoy figuring out how things work? Do you like working with your hands? If the answer is yes, you should start Commercial and Industrial Maintenance Technician training in Allentown, PA.
At McCann School of Business & Technology in Allentown, PA, you can attain an Associate in Specialized Technology degree in as little as 20 months through our Commercial and Industrial Maintenance Technician program. That means that you could start your career in the field of Commercial and Industrial Maintenance Technician in less than two years! So if you live in Allentown or the surrounding areas of Bethlehem, Philadelphia, Wyomissing and Breinigsville, you have access to quality career training that can help you get the job you deserve.
This program is offered through our CampusFlex track which brings you the best of both on-campus classes and online coursework. You’ll spend the majority of your time at our campus, training in a group environment and complete some of your coursework online.
Classes in Our Commercial and Industrial Maintenance Technician Program
McCann is committed to helping students succeed both while in school and after they graduate. All of the classes in our Commercial and Industrial Maintenance Technician program are designed to prepare you for the career you want by teaching you the fundamental skills you’ll need.
You can rest assured that our teachers know the industry and what employers are looking for. We provide specialized hands-on training to prepare you for a competitive job market. Here are just a few of the classes you’ll take during your Commercial and Industrial Maintenance Technician training:
- Fundamentals of Electricity: This course will provide instruction on the various laws and principles of electricity. Topics include atomic structure, current, voltage, resistance, wattage ratings, power, Ohm's Law, Power Law and testing equipment. Students will also examine resistive and reactive circuitry.
- Introduction to NEC and NFPA 70e: Explain the purpose and history of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Describe the layout and how to navigate the NEC. Recognize terms and concepts associated with the NEC.
- Industrial Safety: General safety practices and regulations will be examined in this course. Students will focus on identifying, correcting and avoiding unsafe workplace situations. Personal Protective Equipment and personal safety practices along with job specific safety techniques will be examined.
Before you graduate you’ll also take an Externship and Seminar course. In this course you’ll have the chance to put your training to work in a realistic, supervised working environment. This will not only add experience to your resume but will help you make connections with local employers.
To find out more about the courses offered in our Commercial and Industrial Maintenance Technician program, download our Course Catalog.
An Exciting Career with Commercial and Industrial Maintenance Technician
The Commercial and Industrial Maintenance field has a bright future. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that by 2022, jobs for Industrial Machinery Mechanics will grow 17%.* One of the jobs available to you after graduation is that of a Maintenance and Repair Worker.
Maintenance and Repair Workers: Successful companies thrive on equipment that works quickly and efficiently, which is why they need Maintenance and Repair Workers. They help the people who install, maintain and repair important equipment, making sure that they have the needed supplies to get the job done.
Learn More about Industrial Maintenance Technician Classes
Commercial and Industrial Maintenance training is a great way to prepare for a new and interesting career. With the opportunity to graduate in less than two years, you can be out of the classroom and into a new career in no time. To find out more about the Industrial Maintenance courses, call us at 866.865.8065 or click here to request more information.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Industrial Machinery Mechanics and Maintenance Workers and Millwrights, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/industrial-machinery-mechanics-and-maintenance-workers-and-millwrights.htm