At a Glance:

Advisors:
Catoosa: Matthew Sosebee
Matthew Sosebee, Instructor of Industrial Systems Technology
Office: 149D
Phone: 706-965-1126
Email:
Campus: Catoosa County Campus
Department: Electrical Controls, Industrial Technologies

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

Industrial Motor Control Technician (IM41)

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Catoosa County Campus
  • Floyd County Campus

Program Overview

The Industrial Motor Control Technician Technical Certificate of Credit provides training in the maintenance of industrial motor controls. Topics include DC and AC motors, basic, advanced, and variable speed motor controls, and magnetic starters and braking.

Entrance Date:  Fall semester

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Required Courses (12 hours)
This course introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and devices involved in industrial motor controls,theories and applications of single and three-phase motors, wiring motor control circuits, and magnetic starters and braking. Topics include, but are not limited to, motor theory and operating principles, control devices, symbols and schematic diagrams, NEMA standards, Article 430 NEC and preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.
IDSY
1130
4
Teaches the fundamental concepts of industrial wiring with an emphasis on installation procedures. Topics include: grounding, raceways, three-phase systems, transformers (three-phase and single-phase), wire sizing, overcurrent protection, NEC requirements, industrial lighting systems, and switches, receptacles, and cord connectors.
This course introduces the theory and practical application for two-wire control circuits, advanced motor controls, and variable speed motor controls. Emphasis is placed on circuit sequencing, switching, and installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques.