Associate of Applied Science, Certificates

Industrial Maintenance Mechanics Technology

Ridgeland

The Industrial Maintenance Mechanics Program on the Ridgeland Campus of Holmes Community College is an instructional program that prepares individuals for entry level employment in the field by providing classroom instruction and laboratory experiences using equipment comparable to that found in industry. Students learn to install, maintain, and repair equipment systems found in commercial and industrial facilities.

"Welcome to Industrial Maintenance Mechanics at Holmes Community College, the beginning of an exciting high-paying career in the growing field of maintenance." - Dan Blount

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Reagan Dilmore
Administrative Assistant
Ridgeland Campus
Ridgeland Hall
(601) 605-3345
rdilmore@holmescc.edu
 
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Industrial Maintenance

I had limited experience in the work environment, the Industrial Maintenance Program gave me the hands on training that has afforded me the opportunity to become an Industrial Maintenance Technician at Nissan.

Gerald Anderson, Ridgeland Campus
Industrial Maintenance

Industrial Maintenance has taught me several skills that will be beneficial to my Industrial Maintenance Career at Nissan. I credit Holmes Community College for this personal growth.

Terrance Harrison, Ridgeland Campus

Course Descriptions

IMM 1113 - Industrial Maintenance Core & Safety.
This course includes basic safety, introduction to construction math, introduction to hand and power tools, blueprint drawings, and employability and communications. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1122 - Industrial Maintenance Math & Measurement.
Mathematical and measurement procedures and instruments related to industrial maintenance. One lecture. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1132 - Industrial Maintenance Blueprint Reading.
Blueprints, schematics, and plans used in industrial maintenance including instruction in nomenclature, different views, and symbols and notations. One lecture. Two hours laboratory. Two hours credit.

IMM 1143 - Commercial/Industrial Wiring.
Instruction and practice in the installation of commercial and industrial electrical services including the types of conduit and other raceways, NEC code requirements, and three-phase distribution networks. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1153 - Electrical Industrial Maintenance I (Prerequisite: IMM 1113 or CTE 1143).
This course includes Industrial Safety, Introduction to the National Electric Code, Electrical Theory, Alternating Current, E&I Test Equipment, and Flow, Pressure, Level, and Temperature. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1163 - Electrical Industrial Maintenance II (Prerequisite: IMM 1153).
This course includes process mathematics, hand bending, tubing, clean purge, and test tubing and piping systems, instrument drawings and documents (part one), conductors and cables, and conductors terminations and splices. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1213 - Industrial Hand Tools & Mechanical Components.
Safe and proper use of hand tools and mechanical components commonly used by industrial maintenance mechanics and technicians. Includes instruction in the selection, use, and care of common hand tools and in the identification and maintenance of mechanical components such as belts and pulleys, chains and sprockets, and bearings and seals used to transmit mechanical power. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1214 - Introduction to Industrial Maintenance.
This course includes basic tools of the trade, fasteners and anchors, oxyfuel cutting, gaskets and packing, craft-related mathematics, construction drawings, pumps and drivers, introduction to valves and test equipment, material handling, mobile and support equipment, and lubrication. Two lectures. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit

IMM 1223 - Power Tool Applications.
Instruction in terminology and basic principles of electricity, use of test equipment, safety practices for working around and with electricity, and basic electrical procedures. One hour lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1243 - Mechanical Industrial Maintenance I (Prerequisite: IMM 1113 or CTE 1143).
This course includes advanced trade math, precision measuring tools, installing bearings, and installing couplings. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1253 - Mechanical Industrial Maintenance II (Prerequisite: IMM 1243).
This course includes advanced setting baseplates and prealignment, conventional alignment, installing belt and chain drives, and installing mechanical seals. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1273 - Industrial Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation Level I (Part I).
This course includes basic tools of the trade, fasteners and anchors, oxyfuel cutting, gaskets and packing, and craft-related mathematics. Instructors for this course must be certified as an NCCER Instructor. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1283 - Industrial Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation Level I (Part II).
This course includes construction drawings, pumps and drivers, introduction to valves and test equipment, material handling, mobile and support equipment, and lubrication. Instructors for this course must be certified as an NCCER Instructor. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1313 - Principles of Hydraulics & Pneumatics.
Instruction in basic principles of hydraulics and pneumatics, and the inspection, maintenance, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1323 - Motor Control Systems (Prerequisite: IMM 1153 or by permission of instructor).
This course includes the Installation of different motor control circuits and devices. Emphasis is placed on developing the student's ability to diagram, wire, and troubleshoot the different circuits and mechanical control devices. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three hours credit.

IMM 1514 - Equipment Installation & Alignment.
Instruction in pre-installation checks, assembly, location and layout of equipment, preparation of foundations and anchoring procedures, rigging and hoisting, and alignment and initial setup of equipment. Two lectures. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

IMM 1614 - Principles of Piping & Hydro-Testing.
Instruction on basic principles of piping and pipe fitting, basic pipe fitting procedures, and basic hydro-testing of pipe systems. Two lectures. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

IMM 1733 - Maintenance Welding and Metals.
Instruction in different metals and their properties, and in basic SMAW welding and oxy-fuel cutting and brazing. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1814 - Industrial Electricity/Industrial Maintenance Mechanics.
Instruction in terminology and basic principles of electricity, use of test equipment, safety practices for working around and with electricity, and basic electrical procedures. Two lectures. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

IMM 1823 - Advanced Electricity/Industrial Maintenance Mechanics (Prerequisite: IMM 1813).
Advanced skills and knowledge associated with electrical systems in an industrial setting. Content includes instruction in the National Electrical Code, electrical circuits, motors, and estimating expenses for a given project. Six hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1913 - Special Project in Industrial Maintenance Mechanics (Prerequisite: Consent of instructor).
Practical applications of skills and knowledge gained in other Industrial Maintenance Mechanics courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that selection of a special project enhances the student's learning experiences. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 192(1-6) - Supervised Work Experience in Industrial Maintenance Mechanics. (Consent of instructor)
A course which is a cooperative program between industry and education and is designed to integrate the student's technical studies with industrial experience. Variable credit is awarded on the basis of one semester hour per 45 industrial contact hours. Three - 18 hours externship One to six hours credit.

IMM 1933 - Manufacturing Skills.
This course is designed to provide the student with the basic skills needed to be successful in a high-performance manufacturing environment. The course covers the following topics critical to employment; basic computer literacy, safety and CPR, blueprint reading, precision measurement, and an introduction to manufacturing improvement methods such as Lean Manufacturing, Quick Changeover, 5S, teamwork and problem solving. Three lectures. Three hours credit.

IMM 2113 - Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting, & Repair.
Maintenance and troubleshooting techniques, use of technical manuals and test equipment, and inspection/evaluation/repair of equipment. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 2423 - Solid State Motor Control (Prerequisite: IMM 1323 & IMM 2613 or by permission of instructor).
This course includes principles and operation of solid state motor control. Additionally, the course includes the design, installation, and maintenance of different solid state devices for motor control. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 2613 - Programmable Logic Controllers.
This course includes of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in modern industrial settings. This course also includes the operating principles of PLCs and practice in the programming, installation, and maintenance of PLCs. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 2623 - Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers (Prerequisite: IMM 2613 & IMM 1323 or by permission of instructor).
Advanced PLC course that provides instruction in the various operations, installations, and maintenance of electric motor controls. Also, information in such areas as sequencer, program control, introduction to function blocks, sequential function chart, introduction to HMI, and logical and conversion instructions. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.