Industrial Systems Technology - Curriculum

The Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to safely service, maintain, repair, or install equipment. Instruction includes theory and skill training needed for inspecting, testing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing industrial systems.

Students will learn multi-craft technical skills in mechanical systems maintenance, electricity, hydraulics/pneumatics, welding, machining or fabrication, and various diagnostic and repair procedures. Practical application in these industrial systems will be emphasized, and additional advanced course work may be offered.

Upon completion of this curriculum, graduates should be able to individually, or with a team, safely install, inspect, diagnose, repair, and maintain industrial process and support equipment. Students also will be encouraged to develop their skills as lifelong learners.

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Industrial Systems Technology - Program Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate the understanding of various materials shaping, joining, and forming methods.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic hydraulic and electrical power transmission and control.
  3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic HVAC installation, repair, and maintenance.
  4. Students will demonstrate the ability to comprehend, develop, and utilize multiple types of technical drawings.
  5. Students will demonstrate an understanding of proper workplace and personal safety regulations, equipment, and practices.

Industrial Systems Technology - Contact

Doug Parrish

Department Chair - Industrial & Technical Trades

Office 454, Havens Building, Tarboro Campus
(252) 618-6658