The University of Arkansas Texarkana will offer a Certificate of Proficiency in Industrial Technology – Multi-Craft option beginning this fall. The 13 credit hour program is designed to put students to work in just months.

Industrial machinery mechanics, maintenance workers, and millwrights are in demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of machinery mechanics, maintenance workers, and millwrights is projected to grow 7 percent from now to 2026. The need to keep increasingly sophisticated machinery functioning and efficient will continue to create demand for these workers. The median hourly wage for machinery mechanics, maintenance workers, and millwrights in 2017 was $24.25 per hour.

Course Requirements:
GTAS 1112 General Tool and Safety
ELEC 1104 Basic Electricity
INMT 1003 Blueprint Reading
INMT 1404 Mechanical Devices

For more information or to enroll, call 870-722-8172.


Quick Facts: Industrial Machinery Mechanics, Machinery Maintenance Workers, and Millwrights
2017 Median Pay $50,440 per year
$24.25 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training See How to Become One
Number of Jobs, 2016 476,100
Job Outlook, 2016-26 7% (As fast as average)
Employment Change, 2016-26 32,100


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