Prepare to Start a Career as an Industrial Maintenance Technician

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Get the Skills to Be an Industrial Maintenance Technician

The Energy Programs from MIAT College of Technology range from 9-16 months and provide the hands-on training, practical experience and career support that can help you to pursue a technical career. Classes are interactive and led by professional instructors with years of experience. You will get industry-inspired, hands-on instruction in either energy program you pursue. Programs offered include:

  • 9 month Industrial Maintenance Technician program: The Industrial Maintenance Technician curriculum covers power generation, power plant operations, compression technology and process systems.
  • 16 month Associate Degree in Energy Technology program: The Energy Technology AAS Degree Program is a combination of classroom, hands-on assignments and critical thinking skills that train you to become a well rounded technician in a dynamic industry.

As a successful graduate of one of MIAT’s Energy programs, you will be fully prepared to pursue a wide range of positions in a variety of industries, including wind, electric, solar, oil, gas, and electrical power production.*

*MIAT is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.

You will receive certifications in the following:

  • MIAT Lifting and Rigging
  • Lock-out/Tag-out Safety Measures
  • Energy Industry Fundamentals
  • 5 Ton Overhead Crane
  • OSHA 10 Hour
  • EEO Respect and Anti-Harassment
  • HYTORC Hydraulic Tightening and Tensioning
  • Welding Safety
  • OSHA NFPA 70e
  • EPA 608

Employers with recent graduate hires:

MIAT College of Technology is proud to work with employers in the industry. These relationships help to ensure MIAT graduates gain skills that are in demand. They also help to keep us up-to-date on some of the latest trends in the industry.

Graduates can work in:

Graduate can work in power generation, wind energy, field service and industrial technology. Job titles can include:

  • Natural Gas, Coal, Oil, Nuclear Power Plant Engineering
  • Water Treatment Operations and Maintenance
  • Industrial Gas/Steam Turbine
  • High Pressure Steam Boiler Operations and Maintenance
  • Pipeline and Utility Distribution
  • Infrastructure Transmission and Distribution
  • Industrial Equipment Technician
  • Generator Troubleshooting and Repair
  • Trucking and Rail
  • Maritime
  • Drive Systems
  • Laser Alignment
  • Schematics and Diagrams
  • Pumps / Valves
  • Welding / Fabrication
  • Control Systems
  • Hydraulics / Pneumatics

How much does it cost? Can I get Financial Aid?

The cost for each program varies based on length and requirements.

Financial aid comes in the form of government assistance and private sources to help students pay for their education costs. Most students take advantage of more than one type of aid, combining grants, scholarships, and student loans.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Students may qualify for federal aid in the form of subsidized and unsubsidized Direct Stafford LoansPLUS LoansPELL Grants and Scholarships. Additional funding options are available to our students as well.

To get the Student Financing & Financial Aid process started, you must:

File a FAFSA. This will be the first step in helping determine if you are eligible for aid. If you have questions about filling out your FAFSA form, contact our Financial Aid department at 800-447-1310. We’ll be happy to help.