Industrial Technology

Program Overview

The Industrial Technology program provides you with the skills necessary for a variety of jobs in modern manufacturing facilities. The program will help you gain entry level knowledge and skills to set up, operate, maintain and repair the machines and control systems that power industry.

Program Structure

The Industrial Technology program is housed in a newly renovated lab with an attached classroom. The courses are traditional face-to-face classes with hands-on training systems using industrial components and real life problem solving scenarios. 

Job Opportunities

NPC is located in a growing manufacturing hub, producing a diversity of products from rubber bands and bottle caps to industrial cables and lumber equipment. The Industrial Technology program provides the basis for a career in many fields including Fluid Power Mechanic, Controls and Automation, Technician, Multi-Craft Technician, Millwright, Sensors and Instrumentation Technician, Industrial Maintenance Mechanic and Mechantronics Technician, among others.

Core Technical Subjects

  • Blueprint reading
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Fluid Power
  • Electricity
  • Motor Controls
  • Programmable Logic Controllers

 

Degrees and Certificates

Technical Certificate in Industrial Technology

The 28 credit hour face to face hands-on program of study will result in a Technical Certificate in Industrial Technology and all hours will apply toward the AAS Degree in General Technology.

View the TC in Industrial Technology degree plan for a complete course listing. 

Certificate of Proficiency in Industrial Controls

The CP in Industrial Controls is a 10 credit hour program of study. View the CP in Industrial Controls degree plan for a complete course listing.

Certificate of Proficiency in Mechanical Systems

The CP in Industrial Controls is a 10 credit hour program of study. View the CP in Mechanical Systems degree plan for a complete course listing.

Certificate of Proficiency in Production Technology

The CP in Industrial Controls is a 12 credit hour program of study. View the CP in Production Technology degree plan for a complete course listing.

AAS Degree in General Technology

The Associate of Applied Science in General Technology is a 60 credit hour program of study. It is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to combine technical or vocational coursework with general education requirements to complete a two-year degree. The AAS in General Technology degree enables a student to design an individual program of study to fulfill a unique career goal that cannot be met through the completion of any single technology program offered by the college. It also serves as a bridge program for students enrolled in technical programs at other institutions who wish to complete an Associates Degree. Students wishing to complete the AAS in General Technology will develop an individual course of study through a structured advising process with faculty and college counselors. 

View the AAS in General Technology Degree Plan for a complete course listing.

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