25 Credits    CERT3603/2493,  Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Degree Description

This certificate is designed to prepare learners to enter the Industrial Maintenance field in an entry-level position and to enhance the skills of those already employed in the field.  This certificate will allow successful learners to be proficient in many different areas including plant safety, reading technical drawings, mechanical drives, bearings, lubrication, alignment, pneumatics, industrial electricity, motor controls, boilers and welding.  This stackable certificate allows a pathway for learners to continue their education in Mechatronics.

Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses

Program Start Date: Fall Semester

Estimate for 25 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $5,126
Tools and Equipment: $1,300
Total Estimated Cost: $6,426 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on 2023-2024 tuition and fees rates. Does not include extra expenses for online delivery, course fees, or course differential. Books, transportation, and living expenses also not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (10 Courses)

Complete the following courses:

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.