Industrial Systems Technology

What it's about

The Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to safely service, maintain, repair, or install equipment. Instruction includes theory and skill training needed for inspecting, testing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing industrial systems.

Jobs available

  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Engineering Technician
  • Machine Adjuster
  • Master Mechanic
  • Overhauler Mechanic
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanic
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Industrial Mechanic
  • Maintenance Technician

Courses you'll take

Students will learn multi-craft technical skills in blueprint reading, mechanical systems, maintenance, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, welding, machining or fabrication, and includes various diagnostics and repair procedures. Practical application in these industrial systems will be empahsized, and additional advanced course work may be offered.

What you'll gain

Upon completion of this curriculum, graduates should be able to individually, or with a team, safely install, inspect, diagnose, repair, and maintain industrial process and support equipment. Students will also be encouraged to develop their skills as lifelong learners. 


Apply on DCCC's website and meet with an enrollment counselor.


Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively with fellow workers, contract service personnel, and employer through written and/or oral communications.
  2. Use reference texts, machine manuals and prints, service bulletins, basic mathematical skills, the Internet, and work associates to access information necessary to calculate materials and requirements for problem solving in a timely manner.
  3. Demonstrate the critical thinking skills needed for safe installation, modifying, troubleshooting, and basic repair of electrical, hydraulic/pneumatic, industrial robots, and mechanical drives systems.
  4. Maintain the cleanliness, integrity and safe operating conditions of equipment, tools and supplies in a technical/manufacturing/service facility and/or service vehicles.
  5. Use precision measuring instruments, tools, and gauges to maintain equipment and systems performance to OEM or Facility standards (requirements).
  6. Draw and interpret engineering prints and schematics, electrical wiring diagrams, PLC ladder logic, hydraulics/pneumatics and mechanical systems drawings used in industrial applications.
  7. Manage responsibilities of an entry-level technician by demonstrating dependability and completing assigned tasks satisfactorily.