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Applied Technology

Northeastern Technical College's Applied Technology programs prepare students for initial employment and advancement in a given occupation.

Emphasis is on development of skills, with much of the student’s time spent in lab or shop work. The remaining time is directed to related technical and general education, necessary for success in today’s business and industry. Any of these programs may be completed on a part-time basis, though it will require a longer period of time to do so. Certificate programs are also available for those interested in short-term course work. Certificate course work will apply toward diplomas or degrees upon completion of admission requirements.

Electronics Technology

Electronics technology pertains to the maintenance and repair of all types of electrical and electronic equipment, including motor controllers, digital controllers, and instrumentation controls found in various industrial plants in this area. Industrial electronics is a broad field that encompasses manufacturing, medical, and safety controls and environmental equipment, as well as pneumatics and hydraulics. Present job opportunities include electricians' technician, control technician, electronic instrumentation repairer, troubleshooter, equipment installer, wiring and general building maintenance (electrical) mechanic.


Associate in Applied Science in Electronics (AAS.EEM)


Applied Science in Electricity/Electronics (DAS.EEM)


Motor Controls  (CIT.MCT)

Residential Wiring (CIT.RWR)

Electronics/Industrial Applications  (CIT.EIA)

Please see Catalog for Program Requirements


Drafting deals with the mechanical and electronic skills of drafting and the practical application of basic engineering principles. Students study the science of drawing, receive hands on training in the use of precision instruments and machine tools, plus mathematics and general education. Computer assisted drafting is practiced in several modes. The program is challenging in the solution of graphics problems and related applications. Job opportunities include tracing, detailing, checking, design, mechanical drafting and tool design.


Drafting (CIT.DRT)


General Technology

Many local industries require maintenance employees to be multi-crafted technicians. These technicians should have the skills necessary to maintain all aspects of the industrial process. The general technology major allows a student, with the help of a faculty advisor, to tailor a program of study to meet their specific career goals and industry requirements for technicians. Students may choose a career path from these and other majors:


Associate in Applied Science in General Technology (AAS.GEN)

      • Computer Technology - AAS.GEN.CPT
      • Electro-Mechanical - AAS.GEN.EOM
      • Engineering Graphics - AAS.GEN.EGT
      • Industrial Electronics - AAS.GEN.EEM
      • Industrial Maintenance - AAS.GEN.IMT
      • Welding - AAS.GEN.WLD
 Industrial Plant Mechanics

Industrial mechanics deals with the maintenance and upkeep of an industrial plant and its machines, mechanical equipment and systems. The industrial mechanic must be knowledgeable in blueprint reading, mathematics, hydraulics, pneumatics, machine tools  and welding, as well as have considerable mechanical ability to make many different types of repairs, installations or improvements. Job opportunities include general plant mechanic, industrial machinery mechanic, machinery repairer, machinery rebuilder, and maintenance mechanic.


Industrial Plant Mechanics (CIT.IPM)

Machine Tool Technology

Machine tool technology deals with the setup and operation of all standard machine tools and the manufacture of precision metal parts. Nearly all the products used in farming, mining, manufacturing, construction, transportation, communication and the professions depend upon the skill of the machinist and the precision tool and diemaker. The machinist tool and diemaker must be knowledgeable in the areas of mathematics, blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, metals, heat treatment and computer numerical controls.

Graduates of machine tool technology are in demand in nearly all manufacturing plants, including small machine shops, production machining industries, plant maintenance shops, metal fabricating industries, plastic injection molding shops, tool and diemaking industries. Job opportunities include machine tool operator, apprentice, job shop machinist, production machinist, tool room machinist, repair machinist, tool and diemaker (for advanced students) and CNC operators.


Associate in Applied Science in Machine Tool (AAS.MTT)


Applied Science in Machine Tool (DAS.MTT)


CNC (Computer Numerical Controls) (CIT.CNC) 

Machine Operator (CIT.MOP)

Tool and Die  (CIT. MTT) 


Welding deals with the joining of metals with gas fueled torches or electric arc processes. Welding is a vital construction skill that involves principles and uses of oxyacetylene, T.I.G., M.I.G. and electric arc. Job opportunities for welders include structural steel welding, pipe welding and job shop welding. Additional opportunities in nuclear power facilities exist for persons who are certified in this highly skilled field.


Welding (CIT.WLD)

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