At a Glance:

Floyd: Bill Scoggin
Bill Scoggin, Assistant Dean of Industrial Technologies & Instructor of Industrial Systems Technology
Office: D101a
Phone: 706-802-5070
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies


M.S.A., Central Michigan University; B.S./E.E.T., Southern College of Technology

Walker: Matthew Sosebee
Matthew Sosebee, Instructor of Industrial Systems Technology
Office: 6112
Phone: 706-764-3598
Campus: Walker County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies


A.A.S., Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Industrial Fluid Power Technician (IF11)

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Floyd County Campus
  • Walker County Campus

Program Overview

The Industrial Fluid Power Technician certificate program prepares students to inspect, maintain, service, and repair industrial mechanical systems, fluid power systems, and pumps and piping systems. Topics include safety procedures, mechanics, fluid power, and pumps and piping system maintenance.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Required Courses (10 hours)
This course introduces and emphasizes the basic skill necessary for mechanical maintenance personnel. Instruction is also provided in the basic physics concepts applicable to the mechanics of industrial production equipment, and the application of mechanical principles with additional emphasis on power transmission and specific mechanical components.
This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of safely operating hydraulic, pneumatic, and pump and piping systems. Theory and practical application concepts are discussed. Topics include hydraulic system principles and components, pneumatic system principles and components, and the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of pump and piping systems.