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Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Industrial machinery mechanics, also known as industrial machinery repairers, maintain and repair industrial equipment. Industrial machinery mechanics are typically highly skilled. Lower skilled machinery maintenance workers perform routine tasks. Industrial machinery mechanics play an essential role in factories, since broken machines delay production. Also, industrial equipment that is not properly maintained and repaired may damage the products or injure an operator.

Industrial machinery mechanics need the knowledge and skills to detect minor problems and fix them before they become major problems. After the problem has been identified, they may disassemble the equipment and replace or repair parts. They may work with electricians and electronic repairers when fixing electronically controlled machinery. Industrial machinery repairers that are responsible for all repairs of complex equipment need to have electronic and computer skills.

Machinery maintenance workers clean and lubricate machines and conduct diagnostic tests. They also test damaged equipment parts to determine if major repair work is required. Machinery maintenance workers usually follow routine maintenance schedules. They sometimes make minor repairs and the major repairs are performed by machinery mechanics.

Responsibilities

  • Install, repair and maintain machinery
  • After repairs are completed, perform tests to ensure equipment is working properly
  • Order replacement parts
  • Disassemble machinery and equipment to make repairs and replace parts and reassemble machinery and equipment
  • Adjust and calibrate automated manufacturing equipment
  • Examine parts for defects
  • Keep records of maintenance work and repairs
  • Clean, lubricate and adjust parts, machinery and equipment
  • Diagnose machinery and equipment problems

Job Characteristics

Some modern industrial facilities are clean and well lit. Older plants, particularly in heavy industry, may be noisy and dirty. Industrial machinery repairers are susceptible to common shop injuries such as bruises, strains and cuts. They may have to work in awkward positions. Since factories need to keep their machines running, industrial machinery mechanics may be called to work at night or during the weekends to make repairs. Overtime is common in the occupation.

Machinery mechanics need good problem solving abilities since they need to be able to determine the cause of a problem with machines and equipment and make repairs. They also need mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity. Machinery mechanics need good reading comprehension to comprehend technical manuals.

Employment Outlook

Employment of industrial machinery mechanics and maintenance workers is projected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics to grow by 7 percent between 2008 and 2018. These workers will be needed as factories become increasingly automated, however many new computer-controlled machines are capable of quickly diagnosing problems which makes repairs faster and easier which will somewhat slow the employment growth of industrial machinery mechanics and maintenance workers.

The median hourly wage for industrial machinery mechanics in 2008 was $20.98. The highest paid 10 percent earned more than $31.40 per hour.

Machinery maintenance workers can advance in their careers by taking classes and acquiring additional skills. They can move into an industrial machinery mechanic or supervisor position. Industrial machinery mechanics may advance in their careers by working on more complicated equipment and acquiring additional repair skills. The most highly skilled repairers have opportunities to move into supervisor, master mechanic and millwright positions.

Education, Certification, and Licensing

Industrial machinery mechanics typically need a year or more of formal education and training to learn the mechanical and technical skills that are required for the occupation. Mechanics used to have a specialty such as electronics, however many factories now require all mechanics to be knowledgeable about hydraulics, electricity, electronics and computer programming.

Some individuals in the occupation began their career as a helper or in another factory job and acquire their skills at the factory and by taking classes provided by their employer. Some employers have their trainees attend technical school while they are provided with on-the-job training. Courses provide teaching in blueprint reading, mathematics, computers, electronics and welding. In addition, associate degrees are available in industrial maintenance.

It's important that mechanics receive training on the particular machines they will be repairing. They can acquire this training while on the job, through manufacturer's or dealer representatives or in a classroom.

Machinery maintenance workers usually are provided with on-the-job training that takes a few months to a year to complete. They learn to perform routine tasks such as cleaning, lubricating and starting machinery. It's common for experienced production workers that demonstrate good mechanical skills to take maintenance jobs.

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Major Employers

The major employers are manufacturing companies including chemical, food processing, machinery, motor vehicles and parts, and fabricated metal products. Dealers of industrial equipment as well as the commercial and industrial machinery and equipment repair and maintenance industry provide jobs.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for:
Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Listed below are metro areas sorted by the total number of people employed in Industrial Machinery Mechanics jobs , as of 2015

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

     
Metro Area (Alabama) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Birmingham 1660 $46,920
Hoover 1660 $46,920
Tuscaloosa 890 $61,990
Mobile 800 $56,780
Montgomery 750 $54,850
Huntsville 640 $46,570
Decatur 530 $68,530
Muscle Shoals 360 $50,310
Florence 360 $50,310
Gadsden 250 $51,700
Dothan 240 $36,930
Anniston 200 $51,770
Jacksonville 200 $51,770
Oxford 200 $51,770
Auburn 170 $44,740
Opelika 170 $44,740
Daphne 50 $51,290
Fairhope 50 $51,290
Foley 50 $51,290
     
Metro Area (Alaska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anchorage 170 $68,690
Fairbanks 90 $64,340
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Scottsdale 2150 $49,960
Mesa 2150 $49,960
Phoenix 2150 $49,960
Tucson 520 $45,720
Flagstaff 130 $44,750
Kingman 110 $45,360
Lake Havasu City 110 $45,360
Prescott 80 N/A
Douglas 40 $55,390
Sierra Vista 40 $55,390
Yuma N/A $40,120
     
Metro Area (Arkansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
North Little Rock 660 $46,140
Conway 660 $46,140
Little Rock 660 $46,140
Pine Bluff 270 $65,200
Jonesboro 190 $38,350
Hot Springs 50 $39,870
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anaheim 8240 $58,680
Los Angeles 8240 $58,680
Long Beach 8240 $58,680
Hayward 2220 $65,490
San Francisco 2220 $65,490
Oakland 2220 $65,490
Riverside 2130 $49,870
San Bernardino 2130 $49,870
Ontario 2130 $49,870
San Diego 1380 $53,160
Carlsbad 1380 $53,160
Santa Clara 1140 $64,150
Sunnyvale 1140 $64,150
San Jose 1140 $64,150
Arcade 950 $62,170
Roseville 950 $62,170
Arden 950 $62,170
Sacramento 950 $62,170
Bakersfield 930 $59,510
Fresno 620 $42,660
Modesto 600 $56,450
Lodi 550 $55,270
Stockton 550 $55,270
Visalia 540 $40,670
Porterville 540 $40,670
Oxnard 430 $57,320
Thousand Oaks 430 $57,320
Ventura 430 $57,320
Merced 410 $51,030
Fairfield 360 $67,340
Vallejo 360 $67,340
Santa Rosa 350 $49,540
Santa Maria 260 $59,850
Santa Barbara 260 $59,850
Hanford 240 $47,550
Corcoran 240 $47,550
Chico 170 $32,580
Watsonville 170 $50,470
Santa Cruz 170 $50,470
Napa 160 $56,120
Yuba City 150 $48,500
Salinas 150 $50,780
El Centro 130 $60,660
Arroyo Grande 80 $48,430
Paso Robles 80 $48,430
San Luis Obispo 80 $48,430
Madera 70 $52,510
Redding 40 $93,990
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Aurora 2380 $55,130
Denver 2380 $55,130
Lakewood 2380 $55,130
Greeley 700 $58,380
Grand Junction 450 $44,170
Fort Collins 440 $58,340
Colorado Springs 350 $48,420
Pueblo 280 $54,740
Boulder 150 $58,050
     
Metro Area (Connecticut) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Hartford 690 $55,550
East Hartford 690 $55,550
West Hartford 690 $55,550
Bridgeport 560 $50,930
Norwalk 560 $50,930
Stamford 560 $50,930
New Haven 290 $44,320
Danbury 230 $52,400
Waterbury 90 $55,160
     
Metro Area (Delaware) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dover 190 $48,410
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Miami 2610 $44,180
Fort Lauderdale 2610 $44,180
West Palm Beach 2610 $44,180
Clearwater 1790 $46,010
St. Petersburg 1790 $46,010
Tampa 1790 $46,010
Orlando 1330 $48,720
Sanford 1330 $48,720
Kissimmee 1330 $48,720
Jacksonville 1300 $54,140
Lakeland 1190 $45,780
Winter Haven 1190 $45,780
Bradenton 390 $40,810
North Port 390 $40,810
Sarasota 390 $40,810
Brent 310 $47,140
Ferry Pass 310 $47,140
Pensacola 310 $47,140
Cape Coral 210 $49,260
Fort Myers 210 $49,260
Deltona 180 $38,830
Ormond Beach 180 $38,830
Daytona Beach 180 $38,830
Ocala 170 $39,850
Palm Bay 170 $42,990
Titusville 170 $42,990
Melbourne 170 $42,990
Destin 140 $50,140
Crestview 140 $50,140
Fort Walton Beach 140 $50,140
Gainesville 130 $48,140
Panama City 120 $42,170
Tallahassee 110 $42,870
Port St. Lucie 100 $44,270
Naples 40 $41,670
Marco Island 40 $41,670
Immokalee 40 $41,670
Homosassa Springs 40 $58,700
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Roswell 4160 $45,020
Sandy Springs 4160 $45,020
Atlanta 4160 $45,020
Dalton 880 $38,500
Savannah 670 $61,330
Gainesville 380 $36,720
Albany 280 $51,990
Macon 240 $45,160
Athens 200 $41,110
Clarke County 200 $41,110
Rome 170 $45,980
Brunswick 70 $44,890
Valdosta 60 $36,480
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 390 $61,050
     
Metro Area (Idaho) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Boise City 350 $45,880
Pocatello 110 $56,540
Idaho Falls 80 $48,950
Coeur d'Alene 50 $45,380
     
Metro Area (Illinois) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Peoria 330 $56,450
Rockford 320 $51,500
Danville 270 $48,820
Decatur 250 $56,600
Kankakee 160 $58,300
Bloomington 160 $67,450
Urbana 150 $54,060
Champaign 150 $54,060
Springfield 60 $51,940
Marion N/A $46,830
Carbondale N/A $46,830
     
Metro Area (Indiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anderson 2230 $48,700
Indianapolis 2230 $48,700
Carmel 2230 $48,700
Fort Wayne 680 $44,360
Lafayette 490 $56,260
West Lafayette 490 $56,260
Goshen 440 $43,490
Elkhart 440 $43,490
Terre Haute 240 $51,560
Columbus 170 $45,290
La Porte 170 $45,890
Michigan City 170 $45,890
Bloomington 90 $44,910
Muncie 40 $45,370
     
Metro Area (Iowa) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Des Moines 1120 $47,100
Des Moines 1120 $47,100
Cedar Rapids 740 $63,540
Cedar Falls 440 $46,590
Waterloo 440 $46,590
Dubuque 260 $46,570
Iowa City 130 $46,250
Ames 110 $53,760
     
Metro Area (Kansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Wichita 1480 $55,980
Topeka 240 $54,800
Manhattan 90 N/A
Lawrence N/A $48,600
     
Metro Area (Kentucky) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lexington 1340 $61,090
Fayette 1340 $61,090
Owensboro 460 $49,010
Bowling Green 220 $52,760
Fort Knox 160 $38,950
Elizabethtown 160 $38,950
     
Metro Area (Louisiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lafayette 1540 $40,790
New Orleans 1370 $49,170
Metairie 1370 $49,170
Baton Rouge 1110 $51,890
Thibodaux 870 $47,970
Houma 870 $47,970
Bossier City 510 $51,560
Shreveport 510 $51,560
Lake Charles 480 $63,600
Monroe 250 $48,050
Alexandria 60 $33,110
Hammond N/A $48,720
     
Metro Area (Maine) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Portland 280 $55,750
Portland 280 $55,750
Lewiston 200 $53,610
Auburn 200 $53,610
Bangor 80 $46,080
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Baltimore 2020 $52,680
Towson 2020 $52,680
Columbia 2020 $52,680
Lexington Park 30 $60,780
California 30 $60,780
     
Metro Area (Massachusetts) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsfield 90 $51,310
Leominster 70 $51,130
Gardner 70 $51,130
Barnstable Town 60 $56,570
New Bedford 50 $45,570
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Warren 7310 $55,730
Detroit 7310 $55,730
Dearborn 7310 $55,730
Grand Rapids 2110 $44,700
Wyoming 2110 $44,700
Kalamazoo 580 $48,910
Portage 580 $48,910
Battle Creek 500 $50,290
East Lansing 410 $54,740
Lansing 410 $54,740
Flint 310 $63,110
Muskegon 300 $42,500
Ann Arbor 260 $50,580
Niles 200 $42,490
Benton Harbor 200 $42,490
Saginaw 200 $45,950
Bay City 190 $51,300
Jackson 170 $47,730
Midland 150 $71,780
Monroe 110 $54,260
     
Metro Area (Minnesota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
St. Cloud 210 $46,860
Rochester 170 $46,480
North Mankato 60 $51,570
Mankato 60 $51,570
     
Metro Area (Mississippi) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Jackson 530 $55,730
Gulfport 520 N/A
Pascagoula 520 N/A
Biloxi 520 N/A
Hattiesburg 110 $50,560
     
Metro Area (Missouri) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Springfield 360 $49,690
Joplin 260 $45,360
Jefferson City 110 $55,060
Columbia 40 $51,930
     
Metro Area (Montana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Billings 140 $45,190
Great Falls 80 $60,150
Missoula N/A $44,490
     
Metro Area (Nebraska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lincoln 470 $51,490
Grand Island 200 $48,500
     
Metro Area (Nevada) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Paradise 540 $52,020
Henderson 540 $52,020
Las Vegas 540 $52,020
Reno 180 $37,340
     
Metro Area (New Hampshire) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Manchester 300 $47,920
     
Metro Area (New Jersey) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bridgeton 380 $53,280
Vineland 380 $53,280
Trenton 200 $61,280
Hammonton 70 $52,180
Atlantic City 70 $52,180
     
Metro Area (New Mexico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque 740 $38,520
Farmington 700 $55,380
Las Cruces 30 $31,510
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Rochester 1410 $44,910
Cheektowaga 1410 $52,600
Niagara Falls 1410 $52,600
Buffalo 1410 $52,600
Albany 950 $55,590
Schenectady 950 $55,590
Troy 950 $55,590
Syracuse 900 $54,820
Utica 220 $40,870
Rome 220 $40,870
Binghamton 170 $48,950
Glens Falls 140 $48,550
Elmira 110 $66,970
Kingston 80 $57,900
Fort Drum N/A $36,370
Watertown N/A $36,370
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Greensboro 1250 $45,690
High Point 1250 $45,690
Raleigh 760 $48,070
Salem 520 $43,670
Winston 520 $43,670
Durham 460 $51,200
Chapel Hill 460 $51,200
Fayetteville 450 $45,190
Asheville 440 $52,620
Morganton 420 $42,780
Lenoir 420 $42,780
Hickory 420 $42,780
Rocky Mount 340 $50,120
Burlington 240 $47,700
Wilmington 230 $58,940
Greenville 140 $52,110
New Bern 130 $53,790
Goldsboro 80 $43,840
     
Metro Area (North Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bismarck 70 $53,730
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Elyria 2880 $44,000
Cleveland 2880 $44,000
Columbus 2000 $49,350
Toledo 1110 $47,660
Akron 1000 $44,650
Massillon 750 $45,380
Canton 750 $45,380
Dayton 720 $47,340
Lima 230 $46,370
Mansfield 100 $32,690
Springfield N/A $39,540
     
Metro Area (Oklahoma) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City 1430 $48,650
Tulsa 1240 $47,250
     
Metro Area (Oregon) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Eugene 380 $48,310
Salem 210 $48,980
Albany 210 $51,630
Medford 210 $53,090
Redmond 70 $47,040
Bend 70 $47,040
Grants Pass 30 $48,350
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 2400 $47,050
Hazleton 850 $45,170
Barre 850 $45,170
Wilkes 850 $45,170
Scranton 850 $45,170
Lancaster 850 $47,310
Hanover 610 $47,110
York 610 $47,110
Carlisle 580 $47,590
Harrisburg 580 $47,590
Reading 570 $50,540
Erie 370 $47,780
Williamsport 340 $51,060
Waynesboro 270 $48,710
Chambersburg 270 $48,710
Altoona 200 $42,850
Lebanon 190 $57,020
Gettysburg 180 $43,170
Johnstown 180 $46,330
Berwick 140 $46,300
Bloomsburg 140 $46,300
State College 100 $43,930
     
Metro Area (Puerto Rico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
San Juan 2670 $29,880
Carolina 2670 $29,880
Caguas 2670 $29,880
Ponce 680 $27,030
Aguadilla 240 $33,740
Isabela 240 $33,740
San Germ�n 80 $22,960
Arecibo 70 $27,860
Mayag�ez 40 $20,400
     
Metro Area (South Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Spartanburg 1390 $47,390
Mauldin 1320 $44,420
Anderson 1320 $44,420
Greenville 1320 $44,420
Columbia 1230 $55,680
Charleston 600 $52,490
North Charleston 600 $52,490
Sumter 200 $35,440
Florence 200 $45,860
     
Metro Area (South Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Sioux Falls 290 $40,220
Rapid City 40 $55,580
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Murfreesboro 1870 $55,960
Nashville 1870 $55,960
Davidson 1870 $55,960
Franklin 1870 $55,960
Knoxville 870 $47,950
Cleveland 250 $52,110
Morristown 190 $40,660
Johnson City 140 $45,660
Jackson N/A $54,780
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
The Woodlands 10880 $51,700
Houston 10880 $51,700
Sugar Land 10880 $51,700
Dallas 5010 $48,710
Fort Worth 5010 $48,710
Arlington 5010 $48,710
San Antonio 1810 $48,430
New Braunfels 1810 $48,430
Austin 1080 $54,480
Round Rock 1080 $54,480
Corpus Christi 1050 $42,180
Midland 1010 $50,620
Odessa 870 $45,100
Beaumont 860 $55,740
Port Arthur 860 $55,740
Waco 450 $42,640
Longview 430 $45,910
Amarillo 360 $44,060
McAllen 320 $28,970
Mission 320 $28,970
Edinburg 320 $28,970
El Paso 320 $43,190
Lubbock 300 $39,100
Victoria 260 $63,270
College Station 160 $46,360
Bryan 160 $46,360
Brownsville 130 $39,340
Harlingen 130 $39,340
San Angelo 130 $46,020
Tyler 120 $47,540
Abilene 110 $39,370
Wichita Falls 100 $37,980
Laredo 90 $41,520
Killeen 90 $45,380
Temple 90 $45,380
Sherman 90 $53,030
Denison 90 $53,030
     
Metro Area (Utah) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salt Lake City 1430 $52,400
Clearfield 650 $55,470
Ogden 650 $55,470
Provo 270 $43,260
Orem 270 $43,260
     
Metro Area (Vermont) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Burlington 240 $49,810
Burlington 240 $49,810
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Richmond 1520 $53,600
Harrisonburg 480 $45,170
Lynchburg 430 $39,850
Roanoke 410 $42,530
Staunton 310 $42,190
Waynesboro 310 $42,190
Blacksburg 200 $44,350
Christiansburg 200 $44,350
Radford 200 $44,350
Charlottesville 60 $41,800
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Tacoma 2770 $59,540
Seattle 2770 $59,540
Bellevue 2770 $59,540
Spokane 730 $47,900
Spokane Valley 730 $47,900
Kennewick 300 $43,630
Richland 300 $43,630
Yakima 290 $45,290
Silverdale 250 $57,520
Bremerton 250 $57,520
Longview 230 $57,430
Wenatchee 160 $54,970
Bellingham 100 $46,530
Anacortes 50 $78,350
Mount Vernon 50 $78,350
Olympia N/A $55,440
Tumwater N/A $55,440
     
Metro Area (West Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Charleston 510 $42,720
Morgantown 150 $38,020
Beckley 150 $40,380
Parkersburg 70 $37,630
Vienna 70 $37,630
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Milwaukee 2050 $53,690
Waukesha 2050 $53,690
West Allis 2050 $53,690
Green Bay 940 $47,290
Madison 420 $48,100
Racine 380 $53,300
Appleton 350 $46,280
Neenah 340 $54,420
Oshkosh 340 $54,420
Sheboygan 290 $47,490
Wausau 260 $53,170
Eau Claire 200 $42,010
Fond du Lac 160 $47,790
Janesville 160 $51,880
Beloit 160 $51,880
     
Metro Area (Wyoming) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Casper 530 $51,390
Cheyenne 110 $55,580

Most Popular Industries for :
Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Industries representing at least 1% of total jobs for the occupation.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Industry Jobs Percent Annual Median Salary
Food 28,470 10% $39,550
Maintenance And Repair 27,550 9% $38,930
Durable Goods Wholesale 24,680 8% $41,420
Chemicals 18,890 6% $47,480
Automotive And Vehicle Manufacturing 16,590 5% $52,150
Machinery 14,520 5% $42,320
Metal Products 14,060 5% $42,080
Paper 13,500 4% $48,520
Metals 12,190 4% $45,090
Government 11,200 4% $49,050
Plastics And Rubber 11,010 3% $42,300
Utilities 9,220 3% $57,830
Electronics And Computer 6,880 2% $46,630
Mineral Products 5,940 2% $44,170
Mining 5,560 2% $45,870
Wood Products Manufacturing 5,180 1% $39,190
Alcohol And Tobacco 4,550 1% $46,970
Mining Services 4,390 1% $41,890
Oil And Coal Products 3,940 1% $54,530
Fabric And Textile 3,540 1% $31,980
Construction Trades 3,030 1% $40,750
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  • Master in Project Management
  • Undergraduate Certificate - Project Management
  • Apply knowledge of project leadership theories/practical application in organizations.
  • Apply effective written communication and research skills.
  • Examine management control, monitoring, and value methods.
  • Demonstrate critical-thinking skills for effective analysis in decision making.
  • Assess costs, risks, and benefits of total quality management.
  • Analyze the implications of diversity/culture and managing projects in an international setting.
Programs
  • PMP
  • Project Management
  • An accredited computer training academy preparing students to enter the IT industry as Network Engineers, Software Engineers, Web Apps Developer, Website Designers, Programmers, Database Administrators since 2000.
  • Holds A+ certification from CompTIA.
  • Located in Los Angeles, approximately 10 minutes away from LAX.
  • Flexible class schedules offered during day times, evenings and weekends.
  • Helping students start a career in technology within 3 - 9 months.
  • Educates with the mission to serve the needs of the local community and graduates by matching opportunities to skills.
  • Military friendly school.
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Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation

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