Industrial Maintenance Technician School (MIAT)

Train to become a skilled industrial technician in less than a year.1
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Industrial Maintenance Technician School (MIAT)

Train to become a skilled industrial technician in less than a year.1

Industrial Maintenance Program Overview

From gas and coal to nuclear and solar, industrial maintenance technicians work on the machinery that powers many different industries. MIAT’s Industrial Maintenance Technician program is designed to get students on track toward a career in the industry in less than a year.1

7-9 months* From start to finish

*Program is 7 months at Canton campus, 9 months at Houston campus.

2 campuses MIAT locations to train

Industrial Maintenance Technician Training

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:

  • Machine technician
  • Service technician
  • Maintenance mechanic
  • Mechanical assembler
  • Plant operator
  • Turbine technician


UTI's Automotive Technician training is offered at 12 of our campuses across the country. Whether you live a few miles away or in a different state, we have a school for you.

Industrial Maintenance Technician Courses

The courses in this program are designed to build your knowledge from the ground up. No prior experience is required.

  • Energy Industrial Fundamentals and Safety Compliance
  • Math, OSHA-10 and First Aid
  • Applied Physics and Precision Measuring
  • DC and AC Basic Electricity
  • Advanced Electrical Theory
  • Materials Processing, Welding and Diesel
  • Industrial Heating and Cooling, and Compression Systems
  • Steam and Gas Turbines, Boiler Operations, and Valves

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the duties of a maintenance technician?

    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.

  • How do I get started in industrial maintenance?

    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.

  • How long does it take to get a degree in industrial maintenance?

    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.

Train for a Career in Less Than a Year1

If a career in industrial maintenance sounds exciting to you, now’s a great time to get started on your training. Click the request info link at the top of the page to connect with an Admissions Representative who can help you on your journey.


Nov 1, 2021, 10:46 AM