Program Details


Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Learner Outcomes

1. Student will wear appropriate personal protective equipment for a given task.
2. Student will follow the standards for lockout-tagout when working on industrial equipment.
3. Student will use an electronic multi-meter to monitor voltage, current, and resistance in troubleshooting control systems.
4. Student will author professional level technical reports and documents.
5. Student will use quality control practices and lean manufacturing principles to improve product quality and manufacturing efficiencies.
6. Student will create use computer applications to generate various charts, bill of materials, and project management documents.
7. Student will practice preventative maintenance procedures on industrial machinery.
8. Student will complete various operations using fabrication equipment, power tools, and hand tools.
9. Student will analyze mechanical systems to determine integral parameters including force, distance, torque, friction, and speeds.
10. Student will calculate various values relevant to manufacturing processes.
11. Student will be able to specify and troubleshoot circuits used for control of electric motors.
12. Student will be able to interpret electric, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics accurately.
13. Student will program and control industrial robots using a teach pendant.
14. Student will proficiently troubleshoot, integrate, and program Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems.
15. Student will troubleshoot electro-pneumatic and electro-hydraulic systems.
16. Student will troubleshoot and replace industrial sensors.
17. Student will troubleshoot and maintain mechanical power transmission systems.