IST/Maintenance Technology


Well-trained maintenance workers are crucial to helping businesses maintain production schedules while saving time and money. Whether you are an experienced industrial maintenance technician or interested in entering the profession, Elgin Community College’s Integrated Systems/Maintenance Technology (IST) Program provides specialized training and skills to meet the needs of the industry.

As an industrial maintenance student, you will gain the knowledge and skills in high demand to prepare you for career opportunities requiring considerable maintenance skills. Industrial maintenance coursework covers basic knowledge of electricity, mechanical drives, and programmable logic controllers in a performance-based, hands-on setting that prepares you to maintain, calibrate, and repair equipment upon completion.

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Program Highlights

Prepare for Immediate Employment

Associate of Applied Science

Basic Certificate

Planning to Transfer

Learn more about earning a Bachelor’s degree, earning summer credits for transfer, or dual admissions with a university by visiting University Transfer & Partnerships.

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Earning a certificate in Automated Electronic Systems or Industrial Maintenance or an Associate of Applied Science Degree at Elgin Community College can set your career in motion.

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