Maintenance requires a thorough understanding of how machines and systems function to keep them running without breakdowns and in service for their expected lifespan and beyond. Our maintenance courses cover everything from the basic principles of power transfer and rigging safety to PLCs and robotics.


Electrical Systems

Electrical Units 101 
Safety for Electrical Work 111 
Introduction to Circuits 201 
Introduction to Magnetism 211 
DC Circuit Components 221 
NEC(R) Overview 231 
AC Fundamentals 241 
Electrical Instruments 251 
Electrical Print Reading 261 
DC Power Sources 271 
AC Power Sources 281 
Conductor Selection 291 
Series Circuit Calculations 301 
Parallel Circuit Calculations 311 
Battery Selection 321 

Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Introduction to Fluid Systems 101 
The Forces of Fluid Power 201 
Safety for Hydraulics and Pneumatics 211 
Introduction to Hydraulic Components 221 
Introduction to Pneumatic Components 231 
Introduction to Fluid Conductors 241 
Fittings for Fluid Systems 251 
Preventive Maintenance for Fluid Systems 261 
Hydraulic Power Variables 301 
Hydraulic Power Sources 302 
Pneumatic Power Variables 311 
Pneumatic Power Sources 312 
Hydraulic Control Valves 341 
Hydraulic Schematics and Basic Circuit Design 342 
Pneumatic Control Valves 351 
Pneumatic Schematics and Basic Circuit Design 352 
Actuator Applications 361 
Hydraulic Fluid Selection 371 
Contamination and Filter Selection 381 
Hydraulic Principles and System Design 391 

Mechanical Systems

Introduction to Mechanical Systems 101 
Safety for Mechanical Work 111 
Forces of Machines 121 
Power Transmission Components 201 
Mechanical Power Variables 202 
Lubricant Fundamentals 211 
Bearing Applications 221 
Spring Applications 231 
Belt Drive Applications 241 
Gear Applications 251 
Gear Geometry 261 
Clutch and Brake Applications 271 

Motor Controls

Relays, Contactors, and Motor Starters 201 
Control Devices 211 
Distribution Systems 221 
Limit Switches and Proximity Sensors 231 
Introduction to Electric Motors 301 
Symbols and Diagrams for Motors 311 
Logic and Line Diagrams 312 
DC Motor Applications 321 
AC Motor Applications 322 
Specs for Servomotors 330 
Solenoids 331 
Timers and Counters 340 
Reversing Motor Circuits 341 
Motor Drive Systems and Maintenance 347 
Electrical Maintenance for Motor Drive Systems 348 
Mechanical Maintenance for Motor Drive Systems 349 
Electronic Semiconductor Devices 350 
Photonic Semiconductor Devices 355 
Photoelectric and Ultrasonic Devices 365 
Reduced Voltage Starting 370 
Solid-State Relays and Starters 375 
Deceleration Methods 380 
Acceleration Methods 385 


Introduction to PLCs 201 
Hardware for PLCs 211 
Basics of Ladder Logic 221 
Numbering Systems and Codes 222 
PLC Inputs and Outputs 231 
Basic Programming for PLCs 241 
PLC Counters and Timers 251 
Networking for PLCs 261 
Hand-Held Programmers of PLCs 280 
PLC Diagrams and Programs 300 
Overview of PLC Registers 305 
PLC Program Control Instructions 310 
Math for PLCs 320 
Sequencer Instructions for PLCs 330 
PLC Installation Practices 340 
PID for PLCs 350 
Data Manipulation 360 
Shift Registers 370 
Level 1 PLC Fundamentals 

PLCs: Siemens

Basics of Siemens PLCs 200 
Siemens PLC Hardware 210 
Numbers, Codes, and Data Types for Siemens PLCs 220 
Siemens PLC Communication 230 
Siemens PLC Inputs and Outputs 240 
Siemens Human Machine Interfaces 250 
Siemens SIMATIC Modular PLCs 260 
Siemens PLC Programming Concepts 270 
Basic Ladder Diagram Programming for Siemens PLCs 280 
Basic Function Block Diagram Programming for Siemens PLCs 290 
Ladder Diagram Timers and Counters for Siemens PLCs 300 
Function Block Diagram Timers and Counters for Siemens PLCs 310 
Additional Ladder Diagram Instructions for Siemens PLCs 320 
Additional Function Block Diagram Instructions for Siemens PLCs 330 
Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 PLCs 340 
Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500 PLCs 350 
Siemens Safety Integrated for Factory Automation 360 


Intro to Machine Rigging 110 
Rigging Equipment 120 
Lifting and Moving Equipment 130 
Rigging Inspection and Safety 210 
Rigging Mechanics 220