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Industrial Maintenance AAS

Interested in a career as an industry machinery mechanic, maintenance worker, stationary engineer or boiler operator? The Industrial Maintenance AAS program is perfect for you! The program provides the necessary skills necessary and gives you the flexibility to choose the track where your aptitude lies —electricity or welding. Learn more below.

Basic Industrial Maintenance Certificate

Advanced Industrial Maintenance Certificate


Admissions requirements

Industrial Mechanical Maintenance certificate is an open-enrollment program, meaning there isn't any criteria you must meet to be admitted. If you're interested in enrolling in this program, complete our steps to enroll, which includes completing the free application for admission.

We encourage all prospective students to visit campus. We have several Explore Sandburg open houses throughout the year, or you can schedule a campus visit at your convenience.

Career and technical programs/courses are offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or status in any group protected by applicable federal, state or local law. For more information, contact the Title IX Coordinator at 309.341.5258 or the ADA/504 coordinator at 309.341.5262.

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates industrial machinery mechanics, machinery maintenance workers and millwrights will see an employment growth of 5% from now to 2028. The increase in advanced machinery and automation, including the use of many computer-controlled machines, will require more trained mechanics and millwrights. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020).


Potential careers

Installation, maintenance and repair workers


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Sample course schedule for the Industrial Maintenance AAS program

View the sample schedule for the Industrial Maintenance AAS 


Program format

The program offers face-to-face class classes. Some courses may be blended, meaning some online work is required. 


View the Industrial Maintenance AAS cost sheet


To apply for financial aid, visit our   financial aid page  for more information.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)  helps job seekers access employment, education, training and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. Contact the local office to see if you qualify for financial support. 

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Thanks to our generous donors, the   Carl Sandburg College Foundation  is able to award more than $100,000 each year in scholarship dollars to Sandburg students.  High school, adult learners, and returning students — everyone is eligible to apply between October 1 and March 15 for the upcoming year.

Meet the instructors

Ian Milligan
Welding & Industrial Process Professions Instructor

Lonnie Miller
Adjunct & GAVC Dual Credit Instructor

Department of Career and Technical Education
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401

Industrial Mechanical Maintenance

Please reference the Carl Sandburg College Academic Catalog for additional information.