At a Glance:

Advisors:
Floyd: Dick Tanner
Dick Tanner, Program Director & Instructor of Instrumentation and Controls
Office: C103
Phone: 706-295-6540
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies

Credentials

M.A., Berry College; B.S., Berry College; Diplomas, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Automated Manufacturing, Coosa Valley Technical College


Polk: Dick Tanner
Dick Tanner, Program Director & Instructor of Instrumentation and Controls
Office: C103
Phone: 706-295-6540
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies

Credentials

M.A., Berry College; B.S., Berry College; Diplomas, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Automated Manufacturing, Coosa Valley Technical College



VIDEO: Machine Tool Technology

Mechanical Maintenance Technician (MM31)

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Polk County Campus
  • Floyd County Campus

Program Overview

The Mechanical Maintenance Technician Technical Certificate of Credit provides instruction in industrial mechanical and machine tool disciplines. Completion will qualify graduates employment in commercial and industrial industries.

Entrance Dates:  Fall Semester

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Required Courses (27 hours)
5
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.
Introduces the fundamental concepts and procedures necessary for the safe and efficient use of basic machine tools. Topics include: machine shop safety, terminology, use of hand and bench tools, analysis of measurements, part layout, horizontal and vertical band saw setup and operation, drill press setup and operation, and quality control.
MCHT
1119
3
Provides opportunities for students to develop skill in the setup and operation of metal cutting lathes. Topics include: safety, lathes parts and controls, lathe tooling and tool bit grinding, lathe calculations, lathe setup and operations.
MCHT
1120
3
Provides instruction in the setup and use of the milling machine. Topics include: safety, milling machines, milling machine setup, and milling machine operations.
This course introduces the major theory, safety practices, and techniques required for shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) in flat positions. Qualification tests, flat position, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making industrial welds.
This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of metal welding and cutting techniques. Instruction is provided in safety and health practices, metal fabrication preparation, and metal fabrication procedures.