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Industrial Maintenance Technician Online Refresher Training

Have you recently completed pre-employment assessments for a manufacturing company but need to review the technical knowledge? The Industrial Maintenance Online Refresher courses will assist you to learn the necessary principles required to complete the pre-employment assessments.  Assessments used in Alabama manufacturing industries are the basis for these unique learning modules.

You can complete any of the courses in any order. If you want to complete all five courses, complete them in the following order:

  1. Basic Electric for Industrial Maintenance Technicians
  2. Advanced Electric for Industrial Maintenance Technicians
  3. Fluid Power for Industrial Maintenance Technicians
  4. Mechanical for Industrial Maintenance Technicians
  5. Tool & Die for Industrial Maintenance Technicians

To register or for more information, please contact Amanda Clement-Tice, BSCC Workforce Solutions Specialist, at amanda.tice@bscc.edu or 800.648.3271 ext. 5323.


Basic Electrical for Industrial Maintenance Technicians

This course is designed to increase the basic electrical knowledge required to work effectively in an advanced manufacturing facility, including automobiles, automobile parts, firearms, and related industries.  This is the first course in a sequence of five courses.  Participants will improve their understanding of the following topics:

  • Electric Motor Control
  • Manual Motor Control and Overload Protection
  • Control Transformers
  • Control Ladder Logic
  • Control Relays and Motor Starters
  • Troubleshooting
  • Reversing Motor Control
  • Automatic Input Devices
  • Basic Timer Control: On-Delay and Off-Delay
  • Basic Electrical Circuits
  • Electrical Measurements
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Inductance and Capacitance
  • Combination Circuits
  • Transformers
  • Basic Electrical Circuits
  • Electrical Measurements
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Combination Circuits
  • Transformers
  • Introduction to Electrical Wiring
  • Residential Wiring System Components
  • Service Connection and Circuit Protection

Advanced Electrical for Industrial Maintenance Technicians

This course is designed to increase the advanced and applied electrical theory and production-focused knowledge required to work effectively in an advanced manufacturing facility, including automobiles, automobile parts, firearms, and related industries.  This course is a continuation of the Basic Electrical for Advanced Manufacturing Technicians course, and the second course in a sequence of 5.  Participants will improve their understanding of the following topics:

  • Introduction to Electric Motor Control
  • Manual Motor Control and Overload Protection
  • Control Transformers
  • Control Ladder Logic
  • Control Relays and Motor Starters
  • Introduction to Troubleshooting
  • Systems Troubleshooting
  • Reversing Motor Control
  • Automatic Input Devices 1
  • Basic Timer Control: On-Delay and Off-Delay
  • Basic Electrical Circuits
  • Electrical Measurements
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Inductance and Capacitance
  • Transformers
  • Basic Electrical Circuits
  • Electrical Measurements
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Combination Circuits
  • Introduction to Troubleshooting
  • Control Logic
  • Sequencing Control
  • Timers and Advanced Systems
  • Reduced Voltage Starting Circuits
  • Power Generation and Distribution
  • Alternators
  • Alternator Synchronization Methods
  • Synchronous Motors
  • Basic Math
  • Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages
  • Basic Geometry

Fluid Power for Industrial Maintenance Technicians

This course is designed to increase the basic knowledge of fluid power systems required to work effectively in an advanced manufacturing facility, including automobiles, automobile parts, firearms, and related industries.  Participants will improve their understanding of the following topics:

  • Piston Pumps
  • Metal Piping Systems
  • Metal Piping Installatio
  • Nplastic Piping Systems
  • Metal Tubing Systems
  • Hoses
  • Two-way Valves
  • Check Valves And Sloan Valves
  • Introduction To Pressure-compensated Pumps
  • Pressure-compensated Pump Performance
  • Troubleshooting Hydraulic Pumps
  • Troubleshooting Hydraulic Actuators
  • Troubleshooting Hydraulic Dcvs
  • Troubleshooting Flow Control And Check Valves
  • Troubleshooting Pressure Control Valves
  • Troubleshooting Unloader And Counter
  • Balance Valvestrouble
  • Shooting Hydraulic Systems
  • Pneumatic Power Systems
  • Basic Pneumatic Circuits
  • Principles of Pneumatic Pressure and Flow
  • Pneumatic Speed Control Circuits
  • Hydraulic Power Systems
  • Basic Hydraulic Circuits
  • Principles of Hydraulic Pressure and Flow
  • Hydraulic Speed Control
  • Pressure Control Circuits
  • Pneumatic System Construction
  • Introduction to Pneumatic Troubleshooting
  • Air Preparation Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Actuators and Valves
  • Troubleshooting Vacuum Systems
  • Troubleshooting Pneumatic Systems
  • Hydraulic Filter Maintenance
  • Hydraulic Fluid Maintenance
  • Fittings and Seals
  • Hose and Clamping Devices
  • Tubing and Component Installation
  • Hydraulic Motor Applications
  • Hydraulic Pump and Motor Performance
  • Fluids and Conditioning
  • Introduction to Hydraulic Systems

Mechanical for Industrial Maintenance Technicians

This course is designed to increase the basic knowledge of mechanical components and systems required to work effectively in an advanced manufacturing facility, including automobiles, automobile parts, firearms, and related industries.  Participants will improve their understanding of the following topics:

  • Basic Measurement
  • Precision Measurement Tools
  • Dimensional Gauging
  • Geometric Dimensioning And Tolerancing
  • Location Tolerances
  • Orientation Tolerances
  • Form Tolerances
  • Load Movement
  • Band Saw Operation
  • Introduction to the Drill Press
  • Drill Press Operations
  • Shear and Hardness Testing and Analysis
  • Introduction to Print Reading
  • Print Dimensioning
  • Assembly Drawings and Fasteners
  • Introduction to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Introduction to Rigging
  • Hoists, Slings and Hitches
  • Introduction to the Manual Lathe
  • Turning Operations
  • Lathe Operations
  • Fasteners
  • Introduction to Mechanical Drive Systems
  • Power Transmission Systems
  • Introduction to V-Belt Drives
  • Introduction to Chain Drives
  • Spur Gear Drives
  • Lubrication Concepts
  • Precision Shaft Alignment
  • Couplings
  • Speeds and Feeds
  • Blueprint Reading
  • General Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Location Tolerances
  • Orientation Tolerances
  • Form Tolerances
  • Basic Math, Basic Geometry
  • Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages
  • Properties of Ferrous Metals and Steel Production
  • Principles of Non-Ferrous Metals
  • Copper, Aluminum and Their Alloys
  • Principles of Heat Treatment
  • Turning Tools

Tool and Die for Industrial Maintenance Technicians

This course is designed to increase the basic knowledge of tool and die, material features, measurement, and various types of machining components and systems required to work effectively in an advanced manufacturing facility, including automobiles, automobile parts, firearms, and related industries.  Participants will improve their understanding of the following topics:

  • Basic Measurement
  • Precision Measurement Tools
  • Dimensional Gauging
  • Geometric Dimensioning And Tolerancing
  • Location Tolerances
  • Orientation Tolerances
  • Form Tolerances
  • Introduction to the Drill Press
  • Drill Press Operations
  • Introduction to the Manual Lathe
  • Turning Operations
  • Lathe Operations
  • Fasteners
  • Non-Threaded Fasteners and Locking Devices
  • Introduction to Manufacturing Hand Tools
  • Introduction to the Manual Milling Machine
  • Milling Processes
  • Speeds and Feeds
  • CNC Mill Canned Cycles
  • CNC Mill Cutter Compensation
  • Introduction to CNC Machining
  • CNC Mill Operation
  • CNC Program Operation
  • CNC Turning Operation
  • Basic Math, Basic Geometry
  • Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages
  • Trigonometry
  • Principles of Non-Ferrous Metals
  • Copper, Aluminum and Their Alloys
  • Principles of Heat Treatment
  • Gauge Blocks
  • Height Gauges
  • Introduction to Optical Comparators
  • Surface Texture and Hardness Testing
  • Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Manufacturing Organization
  • Manufacturing Materials
  • CNC Turning Center Operations
  • CNC Machining Center Operations
  • CNC Programming with Circular Interpolation
  • Principles of Workholding
  • Vises and Fixtures
  • Cutting Fluids
  • Introduction to Cutting Tools
  • Turning Tools
  • Machining Center Tools
  • Grinding Wheels
  • Introduction to Tapping Tools