Online Industrial Maintenance Training

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Online Industrial Maintenance Training Programs

For more information about customized onsite programs, or to get started, please contact Terry Theis at or 330-308-7448

Kent State University at Tuscarawas has a nationally recognized online Industrial Maintenance program designed to meet organizational and/or individual needs!  Coursework can be accessed 24/7.  Program descriptions, required hours and fees are listed below.  Developed to meet the increasing demand for skilled technical maintenance workers, the Industrial Maintenance Training program was designed to meet the diverse needs of employers and individuals. The program is also ideal for customized training programs to meet specific business training needs.

The Industrial Maintenance training program has three tracks: Electrical; Mechanical; and Multi-craft (hybrid of Electrical and Mechanical).  These programs are 100% online.  Each program consists of a wide variety of short online courses which include audio and written instruction, video demonstrations, quizzes and a final test.  Courses are accessible anytime, anywhere – all students need is Internet access.  Students can complete an entire training program or select specific course groups. The Industrial Maintenance program is most effective when supplemented by on-the-job training.


These training plans can be customized specifically for your needs.  There is a lot of flexibility.  You can delete or add courses listed on the training plans.  You can add a course from one program to another. 


These are open enrollment courses and can be accessed 24/7 and can begin after enrollment.

After completion of the program, students receive Certificate of Completion from Kent State University.


Online Electrical Industrial Maintenance – This program is designed to provide electrical maintenance technicians with the skills they need to be successful. Students will gain skills in: math, print reading, safety, basic electricity, electrical measurements, AC Circuits and Transformers, DC circuits and fundamentals, electrical protection, motor drives, AC/DC equipment and controls, motor controls, power supplies, electronic components and circuits, programmable logic controllers, measurement and instrumentation, process control and instrumentation, and more.  Program consists of 114 individual short course modules. Total hours:  273.  Program cost:  $2,934.

For more information about the Electrical curriculum  

Electrical program summary with fees


Online Mechanical Industrial Maintenance – This program is designed to provide mechanical maintenance technicians with the skills they need to be successful.  Students will gain skills in: math, print reading, safety, troubleshooting, drive components, lubrication, bearings, piping systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, basic electricity, and more.  Program consists of 89 individual short course modules.  Total hours:  253.  Program cost:  $2,578.

For more information about the Mechanical curriculum   

Mechanical program summary with fees


Online Multi-craft Industrial Maintenance – For those maintenance technicians who choose to be multi-crafted, Kent State Tuscarawas has a combined training program that provides skills for technicians to be successful in both the mechanical and electrical fields.  Core modules include basic math, print reading, safety as well as an overview of mechanical systems such as drive components, hydraulics, and pneumatics as well as an overview of electrical systems such as basic electricity, AC/DC fundamentals, motor drives and controls, and PLC’s, to name just a few.  Program consists of 127 individual short course modules.  Total hours:  355.  Program cost:  $3,555.

For more information about the Multicraft curriculum   

Multi-craft program summary with fees


Thank you for your interest in our program.  Our students who complete this program greatly increase their value to employers.

For general information, please contact:  

Terry Theis
Kent State Tuscarawas
330 University Dr. NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Kent State University at Tuscarawas reserves the right to cancel any course or activity due to insufficient enrollment or for other unforeseen reasons. In the event a program is canceled, the University is not responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses.


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