Industrial Mechanics is the “Jack of All Trades” program that prepares students for Real World mechanical applications. Industrial Mechanics repair and maintain industrial equipment used to generate power and transfer products. The objectives of this program are to provide Graduates with a foundation of technical knowledge and mechanical skills necessary to install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot machinery including pumps, compressors, turbines, air handling equipment, plant conveyor systems, and other equipment found in the industrial setting.
The program will provide students the opportunity to develop skills in areas including using precision instruments, alignment procedures, vibration analysis, rigging, blueprint reading, pipefitting, machining processes, welding, troubleshooting, maintenance planning, computer applications, and service manual applications.
Lamar Institute of Technology also requires students to register for the College Success Skills course in their first semester. The course is designed to provide students with a thorough orientation of the campus, postsecondary education, and the classroom skills necessary for success. Students must successfully complete the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification exam. The NCCER certification is a national industry recognized certification.