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A maintenance mechanic works on industrial machinery

Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship

Maintenance mechanics fabricate, install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings. They keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair.

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Area of Study: Manufacturing

Program Length 

  • 4 years 
  • 7,424 hours on-the-job training
  • 576 hours paid related instruction
  • Additional related instruction may be required


Christina Jungwirth

What will I learn?

You’ll prepare for duties in: 

  • Pipefitting
  • Boiler making  
  • Insulating 
  • Welding 
  • Machining 
  • Carpentry 
  • Repairing mechanical equipment 
  • Installingaligning, and balancing new equipment  
  • Repairing buildings, floors, and stairs 

Classes wherever you have an internet connection. 

  • An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
  • Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
12 or more credits per term.
Fewer than 12 credits per term.