Apr 12, 2024  
NIACC Catalog 2023-2024 
NIACC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Industrial Technician Certificate

The Advanced Industrial Technician is a Certificate program designed to continue the preparation of the Industrial Technician by increasing the skill set of the worker. Graduates are positioned in accelerate their advancement within the company.  

Career Opportunities

Completion of this program prepares graduate to enter the following occupations:

  • Electromechanical Technician
  • Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Electronics Technician
  • Industrial Process Control Technician
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Control Systems Technician
  • Computer Automated Process Control Technician

Employment Outlook

Employment of industrial machinery mechanics is projected to grow 14 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. The increased adoption of sophisticated manufacturing machinery will require more mechanics to keep machines in good working order. Those who complete apprenticeships and educational programs designed for industrial machinery repair should have the best job prospects. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Upon successful completion of the curriculum with a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 (C) including a 2.00 (C) cumulative grade point average in all course work at NIACC, the student is awarded a Certificate.

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