Industrial Maintenance Automation


This program is designed to prepare students to enter the Industrial Maintenance field in an entry-level position and to enhance the skills of students already employed in the field. The program provides instruction to develop the skills needed to succeed in the repair and maintenance of machinery and equipment in industrial environment.

Broad Units of Study include Industrial Mechanics, Fluid Power, Math & Schematics, Industrial Electricity & Electronics, Programmable Logic Controllers, Robotics, and Mechanical. Optional Units of Study include Welding.

This full-time program meets Monday-Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,865.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Production Machine Tender432Certificate
Apprentice Electrician864Certificate
Fluid Power1296Certificate
Programmable Logic Controls1728Certificate
Industrial Maintenance Technician2160Diploma
Automation Maintenance Technician2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville-Franklin County Campus
925 Dinah Shore Blvd
Winchester, TN 37398
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville:
1405 Madison St.
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville - Lincoln Central Academy
204 Union St.
Fayetteville, TN 37334


First Trimester: 
IMA 0001 - Worker Characteristic
IMA 1012 - Safety I
IMA 1021 - Technology Foundations
IMA 1031 - Magnetism
IMA 1041 - Basic Electrical Theory
IMA 1050 - Transformers
IMA 1055 - Meters and Measuring Equipment
IMA 1061 - AC/DC Voltages
IMA 1070 - Applied Math for Industrial Maintenance
Second Trimester: 
IMA 0002 - Worker Characteristic
IMA 2010 - Basic Electronics
IMA 2021 - Safety II
IMA 2031 - Meters and Measuring Equipment
IMA 2040 - AC/DC Motors
IMA 2051 - Machine and Motor Controls
IMA 2060 - Control Drawings
Third Trimester: 
IMA 0003 - Worker Characteristic
IMA 3010 - Safety III
IMA 3020 - Fluid Power Basics
IMA 3030 - Hydraulics Controls and Devices
IMA 3040 - Pneumatics Controls and Devices
Fourth Trimester: 
IMA 0004 - Worker Characteristic
IMA 4011 - Safety IV
IMA 4021 - Programmable Controllers
Fifth Trimester: 
IMA 0005 - Worker Characteristic
IMA 5011 - Safety V
IMA 5020 - Introduction to Robots
IMA 5031 - Electric-Hydraulics-Pneumatics Robots
IMA 5061 - Mechanical Systems
IMA 5063 - Troubleshooting Systems
IMA 5064 - Welding Foundations


Randy Edens
Randy Edens
Shaun Mason
Shaun Mason
Chris Cantrell
Chris Cantrell
Adam Vincent
Austin George

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