This sample course map represents the structured approach used to build the skills needed to be a well prepared 21st century Mechanical Systems Technician. This path of Related Training & Instruction (RTI), combined with hands on application, will prepare the apprentice to successfully complete the 3 to 4 years of required On-the-Job (OJT) training.
Maintenance Fundamentals Courses
101 - Reading Blueprints
Mechanical Systems Courses
301 - Basic Mechanics
Ammonia Refrigeration Courses
462 - Positive-Displacement Compressors
Building & Grounds Maintenance Courses
361 - Introduction to Carpentry
Energy Conservation Courses
376 - Energy Conservation Basics
Foundations of Technology Course
391 - Force and Motion
Industrial Hazard Control Course
151 - Chemical Hazards: OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard
Machine Shop Practices Courses
315 - Machine Shop Practice
Machine Tool Series Courses
161 - Measurements
Material Handling Systems Course
331 - Bulk-Handling Conveyors
Mechanical Maintenance Applications Courses
341 - Mechanical Drive Maintenance
311 - Introduction to Packaging
Process Control Instrumentation Courses
271 - Introduction to Process Control
Rigging & Equipment Installation Courses
318 - Industrial Rigging
501 - Introduction to Robotics
416 - Blueprint Reading for Welders
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