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Industrial Equipment Mechanics


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Industrial Equipment Mechanics

Program Highlights
Electrical, Hydraulic, Fuel, Air, Lubrication, and Brake Systems | Equipment Operations | Suspension and Steering | Transmission and Clutch Service | Welding and Metal Fabrication

Program Description
Students repair and maintain gasoline and diesel systems that power such items as agricultural equipment, bulldozers, cranes, and forklifts. Also covered is small engine repair such as lawn and garden tractors and recreational equipment.

Program Fees
Industrial Equipment Mechanics I
Tool Kits - $139.00
Student Fees - $36.00
Total Cost- $175.00 (waived for students enrolled in free/reduced lunch program as of September 30)

Industrial Equipment Mechanics II
Tool Kits - N/A
Student Fees - $19.00
Total Cost - $19.00 (waived for seniors during 2020-2021 school year only)

Teacher Information

Mason Bremke
High School
Industrial Equipment Mechanics Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22384
[email protected]

Program of Study

Junior Year Courses
Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Science: 1 Credit
Elective: .5 or 1 Credit

Senior Year Courses
Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Elective: .5 or 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Civics/Government: 1 Credit

Electives are subject to availability and will be scheduled through your counselor.
 
Career Pathways
  • Diesel Technician
  • Equipment Operator
  • Machinery Assembler
  • Metal Fabricator
  • Recreational Service Technician
  • Small Engine Technician
  • Tractor Technician
  • Truck Technician

With Additional Training:

  • Cycle Technician
  • Master Diesel Technician
  • Parts and Service Manager

Competency Profile
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College Credits
Agreements with many colleges/universities help students, who meet established criteria, earn college credit for courses taken at the Lorain County JVS.  These credits can be transferred to the respective institution.  Potential college credits for Industrial Equipment Mechanics students are listed below.  Credits listed are semester hours.

University of Northwestern Ohio: 3 Credits

Math, English, Social Studies and other courses that offer dual high school and college credits are also offered on the JVS campus through partnerships with Lorain County Community College and Oberlin College. Upon meeting specific criteria, students have the opportunity to earn various types of college credit for career technical courses taken at Lorain County JVS. Students also have the opportunity to participate in Ohio’s College Credit Plus program. College credit opportunities vary by program and are subject to change.

Student Organizations
Students are encouraged to become involved with the career-technical student organizations related to their programs, such as SkillsUSA. These organizations help develop leadership skills, cooperation, social interactions, and good citizenship. All members have opportunities to participate in regional, state, and national competitions to showcase their skills and earn college scholarships. Students who excel academically and have a commitment to community service may become a member of the National-Technical Honor Society.

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Employment Resources
Strong partnerships between the JVS and business and industry help students gain work experience through work-based learning experiences, the JVS Summer Internship Program, and senior early job placement. The JVS is committed to helping successful graduates find employment in their career field. A detailed explanation of the student eligibility requirements for these experiences is included in the student handbook.

The JVS maintains an online job board to help connect students and alumni to local employment opportunities. The JVS website also hosts links to online resources for labor market data, as well as statewide and national career information

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