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This short-term certificate program is a continuation of Maintenance Technician I. It’s intended to advance your training in basic engineering principles, communications, and technical skills to prepare you to help engineers safely use programmable logic controllers. In this program, you’ll gain knowledge and applied applications experience in developing control and measurement systems and procedures.

Once you complete the program, you’ll be able to sit for the ETA Student Electronics Technician industry-based certification, which is divided into five modules—DC, AC, Analog, Digital, and Comprehensive—to align with a growing segment of the electronics education industry charged with providing electronics training. This certification is from ETA International, which is accredited by the International Certification Accreditation Council (ICAC).

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What you’ll learn

  • Learn to understand the theory and operation of basic industrial systems in a safe workplace environment.
  • Be able to read and understand blueprints and schematic diagrams and interpret national codes.
  • Know how to install and connect components and program devices used in basic industrial systems.

Possible careers

  • Oil and gas operations
  • Mining
  • Power generation
  • Power distribution

2+2 Options

The Maintenance Technician 2 program offers a pathway to a four-year degree through articulation agreements with:

  • University of Akron
  • Kent State University
  • Franklin University
  • West Liberty University


Dr. Carrie White
Dean of Faculty