Industrial Maintenance and Automation

SouthwestTech_Icon_IndustrialAs the world of technology is ever changing, skilled maintenance technicians are in high demand. Get your hands-on experience in the Industrial Maintenance and Automation Program at Southwest Technical College. With a strong foundation in industrial safety, this program will give the necessary skills in mechanical, electrical, and programming diagnostics and repairs. Coursework is both flexible and self-directed.

Cost: $3,047.50
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. 

Program Length: 630 hours (This program is designed to be completed in 12 academic months.)

Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building

Start Dates: This program starts every month during the academic year. Call 435.586.2899 for more information. Want to enroll? Click here to get started.

Program Details:

Program Outcome:
• Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Completion

Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:

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Carl Johnson
Coordinator of Manufacturing Programs

Tyson Schurtz

High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)


Completion Rate (2018)


Placement Rate (2018)

“It’s definitely been rewarding, especially for my daughter… My kids brag about me – ‘My mom glues metal together!’ It’s really nice that I can set an example and be a role model for my daughter.”

Brenda Hosto

Welding Graduate

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Occupational Advisory Committee

Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations:


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