Basic Industrial Systems Technology: Certificate | Technical College of the LowCountry

Basic Industrial Systems Technology: Certificate


Know the tools for success.

TCL’s Basic Industrial Systems Technology program gives you the right tools for the right job. Enroll today.

Program Description


Manufacturing companies use a host of mechanical equipment such as presses, conveyor systems, wood and metal shaping, and applied coating applications. They demand highly skilled workers who know these electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems inside and out.

TCL’s Basic Industrial Systems Technology Certificate gives you the skills you need to land entry-level maintenance and repair technician positions in manufacturing facilities. The S.C. annual mean wage for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations is $44,730, according to 2017 reports from the U.S.  Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The 21-credit-hour certificate program can be completed in as little as two semesters. Hands-on courses include maintenance procedures, industrial electricity, commercial and industrial wiring, and bench work for assembling and disassembling basic maintenance items.

Accreditation & Accolades


Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Quick Facts


Quick Fact 1
Hands-on: learn by actually practicing the skills you’ll need on the job.
Quick Fact 2
The S.C. mean wage for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations is $44,730.
Quick Fact 3
The 21-credit-hour certificate program can be completed in as little as two semesters.

What People Are Saying


“Those who know electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems inside and out will find great careers.”

Dr. Hadi Hamid Instructor

FAQs & Additional Information

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What does this program cost?*

Tuition: 21 credits x $190 per credit = $3,990.

Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

*Based on Fall 2019 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.

Other Resources

Gainful Employment: Learn more about the Basic Industrial Systems Technology Certificate.

Program Dean


Kelli Boniecki

Dean for Business & Industrial Technologies/Business & Industrial Technologies

kboniecki@tcl.edu

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