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Louisiana Technical College

Industrial/Agriculture Mechanics Technology

CIP 470303
Technical Diploma (TD), Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS),
Technical Competency Area (TCA)


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Description | Employment Opportunities | Cost

Mission and Program Description:

The Industrial/Agriculture Mechanics Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair and maintain industrial machinery and equipment such as generators, cranes, pumps, engines and motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, production machinery, and other heavy duty machinery.  In addition, students will be provided optional coursework leading to a Technical Competency Area (TCA) for small engine repair and maintenance on engines such as lawn mowers, outboard engines, and other small engines.

The curriculum consists of a core of courses in basic industrial mechanics as well electives concentrating on the following industries:  mining, agriculture, oil field production, small engine repair, and mechanic/electrical.

Length of Program:

58 Semester Credit Hours

Education Requirements:

Ability to Benefit 

Placement Exam Scores: Spring 2008 Program Placement Score Chart (PDF)
TD Program (Fall 07)

COMPASS Scores: Read 64; Math 31; Engl./Writ. 25
ACT Scores: Read. 14; Math 16; Engl./Writ. 13

Approximate Total Cost of Books and Supplies:

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The objectives of the Industrial/Agriculture Mechanics Technology program are as follows:

  • To offer thorough, high-quality, and practical technical and vocational training.
  • To evaluate, reorganize, and maintain vocational programs that meet the needs of the community.
  • To offer guidance, vocational information, and assistance in job selection.
  • To provide retraining and/or up-grading for post-secondary and adult students.
  • To provide a training program that will develop proper work habits, safety habits, and attitudes toward supervisors and co-workers.
  • To offer a program that will allow the students to utilize information in thought-provoking and problem solving situations.
  • To motivate the student to such a degree he/she will attain his/her maximum potential during job preparation, obtain employment in his/her chosen field, and advance to the highest level he/she wishes to achieve.





An application or re-application fee and a testing fee per component are charged for each Application for Admission submitted.

Tuition is paid by the semester. (SEE - Tuition and Fees) Students are also required to purchase books and supplies separately. Contact your host campus for a complete projected cost of this program.

The college accepts cash, personal and company checks, MasterCard or Visa for all fees. A percentage of tuition and fees are refundable up to the tenth day of instruction. No refund will be made after the tenth day.