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Technical Program - Power Plant Mechanic - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Power Plant Mechanic (AAS.PPM)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

The Power Plant Mechanic program is an Associate in Applied Science degree designed to prepare graduates for employment in power generation facilities.  The program focuses on multiple welding processes, machining and mechanical systems associated with power generation facilities.  Graduates of this program will function as skilled technicians performing installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of mechanical systems employed in the production of electric power.


For more information contact:
John Gentry
217-234-5065
jgentry@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
WEL 057 Welding Fundamentals
2.5
TEC 070 Properties of Metals
2.5
PPT 050 Power Plant Technology I
3
SOS 050 Human Relations
2
TEC 048 Applied Shop Computations
3
TEC 040 Blue Print Reading for Industry
2.5
  Total Semester Hours:
15.5
 
Second Semester
WEL 056 Metal Cutting & Fabrication *
2
IND 062 Rigging & Hoisting
1
WEL 047 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I *
2
WEL 048 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II *
3
ENG 050 Writing for Industry
3
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies
2
MET 045 Mechanical Drive Systems
2
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 
Summer Term
PPT 075 S.O.E.
5
  Total Semester Hours:
5
 

Second Year
First Semester
IND 058 Industrial Pumps
2
WEL 058 Gas Metal Arc Welding I *
2
WEL 059 Gas Metal Arc Welding II *
3
SPE 111 Introduction to Speech Communication
3
IND 042 Pipefitting Procedures
1
IND 044 Fluid Power
3
TEC 043 Industrial Safety
1
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 
Second Semester
IND 060 Industrial Valves
3
WEL 061 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding *
3
WEL 055 Pipe Fitting & Welding *
3
MTT 050 Introduction to Machining Procedures
3
Social Science Elective
3
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 


Total Program Hours: 65.5

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