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International Maintenance Institute - Certified Maintenance Technician (CMT) Program

Industrial Maintenance & Technology

Basic Maintenance Skills

Course Length

640 Hours (80 Days)

Max Attendees


Course Description

In the CMT program, a participant who endeavors to be a Millwright will learn basic maintenance concepts. There are 3 levels with successful completion of each level exam required to be eligible to enter the next level.  The course covers the following: Reading blueprints, schematics and symbols, using math in the plant and taking measurements, metals and nonmetals, using hand tools and power tools, industrial safety and health, developing troubleshooting skills, force and motion, basic mechanics, bearings, shaft seals, lubrication, mechanical drive systems, piping systems and pumps, hydraulics and pneumatics, industrial rigging and equipment installation, welding, electricity and electronics, electrical safety and measuring instruments, single phase motors, three phase motors, AC control equipment, and basic electrical troubleshooting. This program includes some hands-on applications based upon participants needs.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Achieve an International Maintenance Technician Certificate upon passing all 3 levels of the program.

Course Outline

  1. Reading Blueprints, Schematics and Symbols
  2. Using Mathematics in the Plant and Making Measurements
  3. Metals and Non-Metals
  4. Using Hand Tools and Portable Power Tools
  5. Industrial Safety and Health
  6. Developing Troubleshooting Skills (basic)
  7. Force and Motion
  8. Understanding Basic Mechanics:  Hand and power tool safety, fasteners
  9. Bearings, shaft seals, and lubrication
  10.  Chain Drives, Belt Drives, Gear Drives, Shaft Drives, and Fluid Drives
  11.  Piping Systems and Pumps
  12.  Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  13.  Industrial Rigging and Equipment Installation (basic)
  14.  Welding Principles (Basic)
  15.  Basic Electricity and Electronics, Electrical Safety, & Measuring Instruments
  16.  Single Phase Motors, Three Phase Motors, AC Control Equipment
  17.  Electrical Troubleshooting Skills (basic)