Launch Manufacturing
  • Program Description

    Our Industrial Technology program, located at the College of Lake County's new Advanced Technology Center, will prepare you to work in a modern manufacturing environment, developing the skills you need to maintain, repair, and operate machinery and equipment in a high-tech, industrial setting. You'll gain "hands-on" experiences in hydraulics, machine alignment, electricity, and mechanical fundamentals. After acquiring skills in electronics, computerized equipment maintenance and preventative/predictive maintenance, you'll have the confidence and ability to work for industrial manufacturing companies, food manufacturing/processing plants, farms, industrial contract service providers, machine shops, construction companies, and welding/fabrication shops.

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     Students in this class are eligible to receive 6 college credits from the College of Lake County.

    Year 1:

    • INT 114 - Mechatronics Measurement and Quantitative Skills, 2 credits
    • INT 119 - Mechatronics Print Reading, 2 credits
    • INT 150 - Mechanical Drives, 2 credits



    • Mechanical Maintenance Technician Certificate


    Job Opportunities

    • Electromechanical
    • Equipment Assembler
    • Field Service Technician
    • Industrial Maintenance Technician
    • Maintenance Electrician
    • Maintenance Supervisor
    • Manufacturing Technician
    • Plant Engineering Technician
    • Predictive Maintenance Technician
    • Utilities Mechanic
    • Welder