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From gas and coal to nuclear and solar, industrial maintenance technicians work on the machinery that powers many different industries. The Industrial Maintenance Technician program is designed to get students on track toward a career in the industry in less than a year.1
*Program length varies by campus.
*Program coming soon pending regulatory approvals to UTI Lisle and UTI Rancho Cucamonga.
The courses in this program are designed to build your knowledge from the ground up. No prior experience is required.
Industrial maintenance technicians perform maintenance and repairs on various types of machines. On any given day, they may perform diagnostics, clean and lubricate machinery, or test damaged parts to determine if they need replacing.
Within this industry, there are different career avenues that can be pursued by skilled technicians. Most of our grads start out working as entry-level technicians or in other entry-level roles. As with any industry, over time, you may be able
to advance in your career with hard work. Some entry-level and advanced roles could include:77
Maintenance technicians have strong attention to detail and great problem-solving abilities, and are always up for a challenge. Some type of training is typically required to get into this career in order to gain knowledge on topics like electrical theory, industrial heating and cooling, materials processing, and steam and gas turbines.
Industrial maintenance is a common choice among those looking for a career in the energy industry. It can be a fulfilling career path for those who are analytical thinkers with strong problem-solving skills, and prefer hands-on work over sitting at a desk.
The length of time it takes to get an education in industrial maintenance varies depending on the school you attend. At MIAT, you can graduate in 7 months at the Canton, Michigan, campus and 9 months at the Houston, Texas, campus.
There are a number of different ways to get started in the industrial maintenance industry. Some choose to learn skills on the job and work their way up. However, completing a formal training program like the one offered at MIAT can prepare you for a technician role in less than a year.1 You’ll graduate with hands-on experience and a skill set that can be applied to different industries.
Maintenance technicians are responsible for keeping machinery in good working condition. They check performance, diagnose problems, make repairs and replace parts when necessary. Their work is essential to the industries they support.
1) UTI and MIAT are educational institutions and cannot guarantee employment or salary.
2) For program outcome information and other disclosures, visit www.uti.edu/disclosures for UTI and www.miat.edu/disclosures for MIAT.
77) UTI and MIAT are educational institutions and cannot guarantee employment or salary. UTI and MIAT prepare graduates for entry-level careers using the provided training. Graduates’ achievements may vary. Some graduates get jobs within their field of study in positions other than those listed.
Universal Technical Institute of Illinois, Inc. is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.