Machine Repair - Certificate of Achievement

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
James Anderson: 313-845-6351,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-164K

Program Description


Provides students with the opportunity to lubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Start machines and observe mechanical operation to determine efficiency and to detect problems.
  2. Read work orders and specifications to determine machines and equipment requiring repair or maintenance.
  3. Inspect or test damaged machine parts, and mark defective areas or advise supervisors of repair needs.
  4. Reassemble machines after the completion of repair or maintenance work.
  5. Dismantle machines and remove parts for repair, using hand tools, chain falls, jacks, cranes, or hoists.

Admission Requirements

Additional Program Requirements

Complete a minimum of 38 additional credit hours in courses required within your specialization.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses
Course Name Credit Hours
TAMA-110: Industrial Applications of Basic Mathematical Principles 2.00
TAMA-120: Industrial Applications of Algebraic Principles 3.00
TAMA-130: Industrial Applications of Geometric Principles 2.00
TAMA-200: Industrial Applications of Trigonometric Principles 3.00
TAFP-280: Applied Electrohydraulics 3.00

Craft Theory: Complete courses based on specific company RTI


Drafting: Complete courses based on specific company RTI


Fluid Power: Complete courses based on specific company RTI


Metallurgy: Complete courses based on specific company RTI

Credit Hours: 13

RTI (Related Training Instruction)
Employer specific document that details HFC courses needed to meet employer knowledge and skill requirements and fulfills HFC degree or certificate requirements.

Minimum Total Credit Hours
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.