Industrial Maintenance and Automation


As 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: $2,957.50
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for scholarship and financial aid resources.

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 Length: 630 hours (This program is designed to be completed in 10 academic months.)

Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building

Program Outcome:

  •  Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Completion

Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:

Employment Resources:

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

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


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Placement Rate (2018)

“I’ve always loved solving puzzles. I love to tinker with everything. I loved to rip everything apart and see how it worked and put it back together and watch it work again.”

AJ Largo

Industrial Maintenance Graduate

Highlight Videos

Program Highlight Video

Student Highlight – Cody Cochrane

Student Highlight – Anthony “AJ” Largo

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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