This program trains students to maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment for industrial environments such as bakeries, breweries, and candy companies. The program focuses on electrical skills, refrigeration, boiler operations, basic welding, brazing and pipe sweating, programmable logic controls, and mechanical maintenance. Much of the training is hands on. This program is recognized as a "School of Technology" by the cities of Seattle and Tacoma advisory boards.
Enrollment Point: Quarterly
All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.
At Renton Technical College, tuition is affordable and competitive.
Federal aid is available for most students to help pay for school. Fill out your FAFSA now to get started.
The RTC Foundation offers scholarships to help pay the costs of attending school.
All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.
Monday - Thursday
7 a.m. - 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.
- Minimum age: 18 years.
- Must take the Accuplacer test before entering the program or being placed on the pre-registration list.
- Able to lift 50 lbs. occasionally, climb ladders and work in confined spaces.
- Write, speak and understand English.
- Mechanically inclined with good eye/hand coordination.
- Willing to work shift work, weekends and holidays.
- Able to perform moderately physically demanding tasks on a regular basis.
|Course #||Course Title||Crs|
|CBE 101||Fundamentals of Electricity and Lab||6|
|CBE 102||Advanced Electrical and Lab||5|
|CBE 103||National Electrical Code||4|
|CBE 104||Computer Fundamentals and Lab||6|
|CBE 105||Boiler Operators||8|
|CBE 106||Boiler Lab||4|
|CBE 107||Refrigeration and A/C Fundamentals||4|
|CBE 108||Refrigeration Lab||2|
|CBE 111||Control Fundamentals||7|
|CBE 112||Pneumatic Controls and Lab||6|
|CBE 113||Preventive Maintenance and Lab||4|
|CBE 115||Refrigeration and A/C System||5|
|CBE 116||HVAC/Plumbing Distribution||4|
|CBE 117||Safety and Health||2|
|CBE 118||Critical Systems||4|
|CBE 150||Hazardous Waste Management||3|
|CBE 170||Communications for the Stationary Engineer||4|
|CBE 180||Human Relations and Leadership Skills||4|
|CBE 190||LEED Green Building||4|
|CBE 210||PLC Lab||3|
|CBE 211||Programmable Logic Controls and Fundamentals||7|
|CBE 212||Advanced PLC and Lab||4|
|CBE 213||Motor Control Principles||3|
|CBE 214||Mechanical Prints and Lab||6|
|CBE 215||Mechanical Maintenance and Lab||5|
|CBE 216||Welding Fundamentals and Lab||4|
|CBE 217||Motor Control Lab||6|
|AMATH 170S||Math Refresher||4|
General Education Course Requirements for AAS Degree
|Course #||Course Title||Crs|
|AMATH 185||Applied Algebra for Business and Industry||5|
|CMST& 101||Speech Communication||5|
|ENGL 100||Applied Composition or|
|ENGL& 101||English Composition||5|
|PSYC& 100||General Psychology||5|
Learning Outcomes for Industrial Engineering Program:
- Apply mathematical principles to problems commonly faced by commercial building and industrial engineers
- Communicate effectively in writing and verbally with co-workers, supervisors, and tenants
- Exhibit the interpersonal and human relations skills necessary to fulfill the expectations of the employer
- Gather and use information from a variety of architectural and mechanical prints, technical manuals, codes, and manufactures specifications
- Maintain the integrity of building, fire and life safety systems
- Operate, repair, maintain, and troubleshoot building, boiler, refrigeration and electrical control systems by properly using tools and technology.
External accreditation is not applicable to this program.