Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Training

Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Training focuses on pipefitting, HVAC and electrical equipment and systems

Designed for the tradesperson with both mechanical and electrical responsibilities

Focusing on pipefitting; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; and electrical equipment and systems, the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance curriculum is comprehensive and adaptable to your employees' needs.

Along with pre-technical foundation skills such as industrial math and measurements, students learn the fundamentals, plus maintenance procedures and troubleshooting. Program graduates can be expected to:

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

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Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Training Course List


Industrial SafetyBlock X23
Trades Safety: Getting Started 186001
Working Safely with Chemicals 186002
Fire Safety 186003
Safe Handling of Pressurized Gases and Welding 186004
Electrical Safety for the Trades 186005
Material Handling Safety 186006
Machine Shop Safety 186007
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 Geometry and Trigonometry5567
Introduction to Print Reading186039
Tolerancing and Symbols186041
Sectional Views and Simplified Drafting186042
Reading Shop Prints6720A-B
Preventive Maintenance286085
Preventive Maintenance Techniques286086
Using the Vernier Caliper (Video)VB0301
Introduction to the Outside Micrometer (Video)VB0302


Industrial Plumbing and PipefittingBlock D20
The Trades of Plumbing and Pipefitting 286040
Pipes, Fittings, and Valves 286041
Plumbing and Pipefitting Tools 286042
Joining and Assembling Pipes 286043
Supporting, Installing, and Testing Pipes 286044
Plumbing Fixtures and Appliances 286045
Tanks, Pumps, and Boilers 286046
Insulation for Piping and Ducting 286047
Pipefitting Practice5581
Principles of Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning6447A-B
Air Conditioning Systems6084A-B


DC PrinciplesBlock A21
Nature of Electricity 086001
Circuit Analysis and Ohm's Law 086002
Capacitors and Inductors 086003
Magnetism and Electromagnetism 086004
Conductors, Insulators, and Batteries 086005
DC Motors and Generator Theory 086006
Optional Laboratory Experiments:
Electronics Workbench086800
Electronics Workbench Lab Manual for DC Principles (Block A21)387009C
AC PrinciplesBlock A22
Alternating Current 086007
Alternating Current Circuits 086008
Inductors in AC Circuits 086009
Capacitors in AC Circuits 086010
Transformers 086011
Alternators 086012
Electrical Energy Distribution 086013
Rectification and Basic Electronic Devices 086014
Electronics Workbench Lab Manual for AC Principles (Block A22)387012C
Analog Circuit MeasurementBlock A23
Basic Test Equipment 086025
Troubleshooting with Volt-Ohm-Milliamp Meters (VOMs) 086026
Using Basic Oscilloscopes 086027
Electronics Workbench Lab Manual: Experiments in Electrical Measurements (Block A23)387014C
Working with Multimeters006021
Electrical EquipmentBlock A24
Conductors and insulators in industry 086070
Working with conduit 086071
Electrical Boxes 086072
Industrial panels, and raceways 086073
Connecting electrical equipment, part 1 086074
Connecting electrical equipment, part 2 086075
Industrial fuses 086076
Industrial circuit breakers 086077
Plugs, receptacles and lampholders 086078
Industrial switches 086079
Industrial relay ladder logic 086080
Industrial relays, contractors and solenoids 086081
Reading Electrical Schematic Diagrams006022
Electrical Blueprint Reading006036
Electrical Lamps, Part 1006031
Electrical Lamps, Part 2006032
Lighting Control006033
Electrical Heating006034
Electrical Grounding086E01
Electrical Wiring Practices086E02
National Electrical Code (2002 Code and Textbook Course)5177EM
Analog Electronic ComponentsBlock B23
Basic Semiconductor Components: Diodes 086019
Basic Semiconductor Components: Transistors 086020
Switching Devices 086021
Electronic Sensors 086022
Special Rectifiers: Electron Tubes 086023
Optoelectronic and Fiber Optic Components 086024
Electronics Hardware086040


Industrial DC Motors086051
Industrial AC Motors086052
Controlling Industrial Motors086053
Motor Control Fundamentals (for Programmable Logic Controllers)006010
Industrial Motor Control (for Programmable Logic Controllers), Part 1006011
Industrial Motor Control (for Programmable Logic Controllers), Part 2006012
Industrial Motor Applications4341
Control Technology for Technicians286M04
Predictive Maintenance286087
Predictive Maintenance: Vibration Analysis286088
Predictive Maintenance: Advanced Topics286089
Troubleshooting Industrial Electrical, Electronic, and Computer SystemsBlock B26
Industrial Electronic Troubleshooting 086064
Electronic Troubleshooting of Industrial Motor Controllers 086065
Troubleshooting Sensing Devices and Systems 086066
Troubleshooting Industrial Control Systems and Output Devices 086067
Troubleshooting Industrial Computer Systems and Software 086068
Industrial Computer Networks 086069

Estimated Program Duration: 791 hours (excluding videos and optional lab experiments).

Number of Exams: 115.

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