Facility Maintenance Mechanic

Facility Maintenance Mechanic helps trainees perform maintenance tasks within a typical industrial plant or off site at a service location.

Perfect as either an apprentice or skills training program.

Geared to both entry-level workers and veteran personnel, the curriculum helps trainees perform up to the task within a typical industrial plant or off site at a service location.

After initial courseware covering pre-technical foundation skills in industrial math, measurements, and safety, they'll learn all about blueprint reading, building, troubleshooting, mechanical maintenance, electrical and electrical motor maintenance, and welding equipment / techniques.

Take advantage of supplemental courseware in basic electronics, steam boiler and generator maintenance, and refrigeration and air conditioning skills if your employees require specific training to work at your plant. Successful program graduates will be able to:

You can work with your Training Consultant to devise an individualized program or follow the complete Facility Maintenance Mechanic course list below.

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Facility Maintenance Mechanic

Pre-Technical and Basic Industrial Skills

Basic Industrial MathBlock X21
Addition and Subtraction 186008
Multiplication and Division 186009
Fractions, Percents, Proportions, and Angles 186010
Metric System 186011
Formulas 186012
Introduction to Algebra 186013
Practical MeasurementsBlock X22
Linear and Distance Measurement 186021
Bulk Measurement 186022
Temperature Measurement 186023
Energy, Force, and Power 186024
Fluid Measurement 186025
Industrial SafetyBlock X23
Trades Safety: Getting Started 186001
Working Safely with Chemicals 186002
Fire Safety 186003
Safe Handling of Pressurized Gasses and Welding 186004
Electrical Safety for the Trades 186005
Material Handling Safety 186006
Machine Shop Safety 186007
Working Safely with Electricity (Video)VB06XX
Jobs, Companies, and the Economy: Basic Concepts for Employees186034
Quality Concepts: Tools and Applications186036
Common Hand Tools, Part 1186052
Common Hand Tools, Part 2186053
Precision Measuring Instruments, Part 1186068
Electric Drilling and Grinding Tools186054
Power Cutting Tools186055
Pneumatic Hand Tools186056
Electricians' Tools006026
Tool Grinding and Sharpening186057
Woodworking Hand Tools186058
Routers, Power Planers, and Sanders186059
Jacks, Hoists, and Pullers186060
Nonmetallic MaterialsX0605
Plastics, Elastomers, and Composite MaterialsX0606
Wood ProductsX0607
Paints and AdhesivesX0608
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Blueprint Reading

Reading Prints and SchematicsBlock X25
Introduction to Print Reading 186039
Dimensioning 186040
Tolerancing and Symbols 186041
Sectional Views and Simplified Drafting 186042
Building Drawings 186043
Electrical Drawings and Circuits 186044
Electronic Drawings 186045
Hydraulic and Pneumatic Drawings 186046
Piping: Drawings, Materials, and Parts 186047
Welding Symbols 186048
Sheet Metal Basics 186049
Sketching 186050
Electrical Blueprint Reading006036
Reading Construction Prints6705
Reading Piping Prints6732

Building Trades

Industrial Plumbing and PipefittingBlock D20
The Trades of Plumbing and Pipefitting286040
Pipes, Fittings, and Valves286041
Plumbing and Pipefitting Tools286042
Joining and Assembling Pipes286043
Supporting, Installing, and Testing Pipes286044
Plumbing Fixtures and Appliances286045
Tanks, Pumps, and Boilers286046
Insulation for Piping and Ducting286047
Principles of Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning6447A-B
Air Conditioning Systems6084A-B
Bench Work, Part 35004C
Fundamental Principles of Rigging Technology286016
Planning the Rigging Operation286017
Working with Rigging Tolls, Part 1286018
Working with Rigging Tolls, Part 2286019
Rigging: Lifting Equipment and Applictions, Part 1286020
Rigging: Lifting Equipment and Applictions, Part 2286021
National Building Code4501A-C
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Preventive Maintenance286085
Preventive Maintenance Techniques286086

Mechanical Maintenance

Bearings and Seals, Part 1286093
Bearings and Seals, Part 2286094
Industrial Seals (Video)VS62XX
Lubrication, Part 1286091
Lubrication, Part 2286092
Introduction to Fluid PowerBlock Y01
Introduction to Fluid Power Y0101
The Physics of Fluid Power Y0102
Transmission and Storage of Energy by Fluid Power, Part 1 Y0103
Transmission and Storage of Energy by Fluid Power, Part 2 Y0104
The Components of Fluid Power, Part 1 Y0105
The Components of Fluid Power, Part 2 Y0106
The Components of Fluid Power, Part 3 Y0107
A Summary of Fluid Power Y0108
Fluid Power (Video)VB24XX
Hydraulic Power Basics286060
Hydraulic Components: Actuators, Pumps, and Motors286061
Hydraulic Components: Conductors, Conditioners, and Fluids286062
Hydraulic Power System Control286063
Interpreting Hydraulic System Schematics286064
Hydraulic Power System Troubleshooting286065
Hydraulic Power Systems and Troubleshooting (Video)VS64XX
Pumps, Part 1286001
Pumps, Part 2286002
Pumps, Part 3286003
Pneumatic Instrumentation for the Technician286M01
Air Compressors, Part 1286013
Air Compressors, Part 2286014
Pneumatics (Video)VS21XX
Power Transmission Systems - Operations and Maintenance
Mechanical Power Transmission286015
Vibration Analysis and Control2511A-E

Estimated Curriculum Duration: 855 hours (excluding videos).

Number of Exams: 114.

Optional: Electrical Maintenance

DC PrinciplesBlock A21
Nature of Electricity 86001
Circuit Analysis and Ohm's Law 86002
Capacitors and Inductors 86003
Magnetism and Electromagnetism 86004
Conductors, Insulators, and Batteries 86005
DC Motors and Generator Theory 86006

Optional Laboratory Experiments:

Electronics Workbench86800
Electronics Workbench Lab Manual for DC Principles (Block A21)387009C
AC PrinciplesBlock A22
Alternating Current86007
Alternating Current Circuits86008
Inductors in AC Circuits86009
Capacitors in AC Circuits86010
Electrical Energy Distribution86013
Rectification and Basic Electronic Devices86014
Electronics Workbench Lab Manual for AC Principles (Block A22)387012C
Analog Circuit MeasurementBlock A23
Basic Test Equipment86025
Troubleshooting with Volt-Ohm-Milliamp Meters (VOMs)86026
Using Basic Oscilloscopes86027
Electronics Workbench Lab Manual: Experiments in Electrical Measurements (Block A23)387014C
Reading Electrical Schematic Diagrams6022
Electrical EquipmentBlock A24
Conductors and insulators in industry086070
Working with conduit086071
Electrical Boxes086072
Industrial panels, and raceways086073
Connecting electrical equipment, part 1086074
Connecting electrical equipment, part 2086075
Industrial fuses086076
Industrial circuit breakers086077
Plugs, receptacles and lampholders086078
Industrial switches086079
Industrial relay ladder logic086080
Industrial relays, contractors and solenoids086081
Electrical Grounding860
Electrical Wiring Practices8600
Electric Lamps, Part 16031
Electric Lamps, Part 26032
Electric Heating6034
National Electrical Code (1999 Code and Textbook Course)5177EM

Optional Laboratory Experiment:

Measurements TrainerXK-100

Optional: Electrical Motors and Motor Controllers Maintenance

Industrial DC Motors86051
Industrial AC Motors86052
Controlling Industrial Motors86053
Industrial Motor Applications4341
Fractional Horsepower Motors4033
Motor Control Fundamentals (for Programmable Logic Controllers)6010
Industrial Motor Control (for Programmable Logic Controllers), Part 16011
Industrial Motor Control (for Programmable Logic Controllers), Part 26012
Predictive Maintenance286087
Predictive Maintenance: Vibration Analysis286088
Predictive Maintenance: Advanced Topics286089
Rotating Machinery (Video)VB11XX
Direct Current Generators (Video)VB12XX

Optional: Basic Electronics

Component Testers86062
Digital Test Equipment86063
Basic Math for Electronics (Video)VB14XX
Analog Electronic ComponentsBlock B23
Basic Semiconductor Components: Diodes86019
Basic Semiconductor Components: Transistors86020
Switching Devices86021
Electronic Sensors86022
Special Rectifiers: Electron Tubes86023
Optoelectronic and Fiber Optic Components86024
Electronics Hardware86040
How to Solder and DesolderSLD1
High Reliability Solder Inspection (Video)VS31XX
Troubleshooting Industrial Electrical, Electronic,
and Computer SystemsBlock B26
Industrial Electronic Troubleshooting86064
Electronic Troubleshooting of Industrial Motor Controllers86065
Troubleshooting Sensing Devices and Systems86066
Troubleshooting Industrial Control Systems and Output Devices86067
Troubleshooting Industrial Computer Systems and Software86068
Industrial Computer Networks86069

Optional: Welding

Fundamentals of Welding, Part 1286025
Fundamentals of Welding, Part 2286066
Gas Welding Equipment6272A-B
Gas Welding Techniques6276A-C
Arc Welding Equipment, Part 1286032
Arc Welding Equipment, Part 2286033
Arc Welding Equipment, Part 3286053
Shielded Metal Arc Welding Techniques, Part 1286030
Shielded Metal Arc Welding Techniques, Part 2286031
Gas Metal Arc Welding Fundamentals GMAN orMig)286059
Inspection and Testing of Welds5160
Welding Shop Safety (Video)VB26XX
Introduction to Oxyfuel Welding (Video)VS08XX
Oxyfuel Welding (Video)VS09XX
Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc (Video)VS12XX
Introduction to GMAW (Video)VS14XX

Optional: Steam Boiler and Generator Maintenance

Steam Boiler Operation and Maintenance6734
Types of Steam Generators6632
Steam Generator Accessories2585
Steam Traps (Video)VS70XX

Optional: Refrigerator and Air Conditioning Systems

Modern Refrigeration and Air ConditioningG14003
Basic Air Conditioning (Video)VB25XX
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