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Industrial Building Engineering and Maintenance (BP) Diploma

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The Industrial Building Engineering and Maintenance diploma provides students with a multi-discipline education in building and machine maintenance technologies. This program will educate the student in various aspects of boiler operation, maintenance carpentry, heating and cooling applications, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial electrical and motor control systems, machine-tool processes, welding, fluid conductor application, CAD operation, machine repair and troubleshooting practices.

Award Outcomes

Demonstrate the ability to understand and implement OSHA safety regulations

Demonstrate teamwork

Apply electrical concepts as they relate to the installation and troubleshooting analysis of N.E.M.A. and I.E.C. industrial electrical equipment

Develop the skills necessary to braze and solder fluid conductors

Develop drawings by using a personal computer and computer aided design (CAD) software

Interpret blueprints, drawings and schematics

Utilize calculations as they relate to the design of fluid power systems

Demonstrate the ability to interpret and troubleshoot hydraulic and pneumatic circuits

Complete the Environmental Protection Agency certification to handle refrigerants

Develop programs for programmable logic controllers that meet industry standards

Demonstrate carpentry finishing skills and techniques

Demonstrate the ability to construct floor and wall component systems

Operate welding tools and equipment

Demonstrate the ability to perform welding techniques

Demonstrate the ability to perform material handling techniques

Career Opportunities

The maintenance field is one that offers consistence and long-term employment opportunities. The maintenance of buildings and machines is a vital and ever-present task at all industrial facilities. Career opportunities exist in small and large companies and employment can be found in local as well as in the national markets. The maintenance technician will find jobs that include any or all of these duties: repair and maintenance of the inside and outside of the facility, carpentry, boiler operation, the preservation of heating and air conditioning systems, up-keep of material handling equipment and preventative maintenance and repair of manufacturing machines and related equipment.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 38 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
FLPW1101Fluid Power Technology I

3

FLPW1150Pneumatic Components

4

FLPW1231Industrial Electricity I

3

FLPW1236Industrial Electricity II

3

FLPW1400Engineering Drawings and Schematics

4

FLPW2000Programmable Logic Controllers

3

 

FLPW2020Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers

3

or

FLPW2112Instrumentation of Fluid Power Systems

3

 

IBEM1000Welding Maintenance

3

IBEM1010Carpentry Maintenance

3

IBEM1020HVAC Maintenance

3

IBEM1030Tube and Pipe Repair

2

IBEM1040Rigging Procedures and Forklift Operations

1

MACH1205Machine Tool Technology

3

General Education Required 5 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

METS1000Computers in Manufacturing

3

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 1 Credits

Any FLPW, MACH, METS, PLST, or WLDG course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective.

Total Diploma Credits 44

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
FLPW1101Fluid Power Technology I

3

FLPW1231Industrial Electricity I

3

FLPW1400Engineering Drawings and Schematics

4

FLPW2000Programmable Logic Controllers

3

IBEM1000Welding Maintenance

3

BPC Only

Total Credits  16

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
FLPW1236Industrial Electricity II

3

FLPW2020Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers

3

or

FLPW2112Instrumentation of Fluid Power Systems

3

MACH1205Machine Tool Technology

3

BPC Only

METS1000Computers in Manufacturing

3

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

Total Credits  14

Summer Semester (BPC Campus Only)

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
FLPW1150Pneumatic Components

4

IBEM1010Carpentry Maintenance

3

BPC Only

IBEM1020HVAC Maintenance

3

BPC Only

IBEM1030Tube and Pipe Repair

2

BPC Only

IBEM1040Rigging Procedures and Forklift Operations

1

BPC Only

Technical Studies Electives

1

Total Credits  14

Technical Studies Electives

Any Fluid Power (FLPW), Machine Tool (MACH), Manufacturing Engineering Technology (METS), Plastics Engineering Technology (PLST), or Welding (WLDG) course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Choose a Total of:  1 Credit

Graduation (44 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.

 

3/31/2021 : BP 4804 / EP