Course Description

Do you have a knack for tinkering and fixing things with your hands? Are you looking for a career where you can do what you love every day? This online course includes an intensive overview of the skills required for manufacturing maintenance, including the principles of power transfer and rigging safety as well as PLCs and robotics, and will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to begin a successful career.

A Maintenance Technician is required to have a thorough understanding of how machines and systems function to keep them running without breakdowns and maintain service for their expected lifespan and beyond. You will learn about workholding, math, inspection, safety, machining, quality, grinding, electrical systems, automation, mechanical systems, motor controls, rigging, and fluid systems as you prepare for your new career as a Maintenance Technician.

Course Outline

  1. Workholding
  2. Math
  3. Inspection 
  4. Machining
  5. Safety
  6. Quality and Manufacturing Management
  7. Grinding
  8. Electrical Systems and Motor Controls
  9. PLCs and Automation
  10. Mechanical Systems
  11. Fluid Systems
  12. Rigging
  13. Welding
  14. Fasteners

Learner Outcomes

  • Learn Troubleshooting Processes and Principles
  • Six Sigma, 5S, Lean, and TPM Processes and Principles
  • Inspection Methods
  • PLC Equipment and Communication
  • Electrical, Mechanical, and Fluid Systems
  • Robot Maintenance and Installation
  • Fabrication and Assembly Processes
  • Workholding Principles



  • Self-paced, online course
  • 12 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 250 course hours


There are no prerequisites to take this course.
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Section Title
AMU Maintenance Technician - Training
Section Schedule
On Demand
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
PCE-TRAD400 non-credit $1,695.00
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