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Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship


Associate of Applied Science Degree
Courses for this Program

About the Program

The Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship program is based on the
Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) Oregon State Apprenticeship Training Council and local
Joint and Trades Apprenticeship Training Committee related training standards. It combines fulltime,
on-the-job work experience with trade-related theoretical instruction. The degree is available
only to BOLI-registered apprentices. If you are interested in becoming a registered apprentice in an
Oregon state apprenticeship program, contact Cathy Pierson at 541-245-7912. RCC supports these
BOLI-ATD trades: airframe/power plant technician and boiler operator (4,000 hours); tool and die
maker, millwright and motor winder (8,000 hours).

This AAS degree is a credential within Rogue Community College’s Industrial Mechanics and
Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship Pathway. The pathway model provides statewide transfer
opportunities, ladder-type certificates of completion, and an optional transfer path into a bachelor’s
of science degree at Oregon Tech. If students intend to transfer to SOU’s Bachelor of Applied
Science degree program, transfer courses should be chosen from the list of electives where possible.
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The degree features general education courses prescribed by Rogue Community College, related
training credits previously earned in the certificate of completion, college credit for an earned
journey-level card, and some industry electives. It also provides additional access to related training
courses across the state for registered apprentices with aligned program outcomes, assessments and

The curriculum in RCC courses is derived from a set of identified learning outcomes that are relevant
to the discipline. For a list of learning outcomes for this discipline or program, see

Entry Requirements

Students are required to complete the Placement Process to determine skill level and readiness in math, reading, and writing. As part of their training program, students must begin with the courses within their skill level as determined by the results of their placement assessment.  In addition, students may also be required to enroll in classes that would increase their employability and success.

Advanced Standing

Coursework from accredited colleges and universities will be accepted in accordance with college
policies and approval of the department chair. Credits earned in the successful completion of Career
Pathways certificates can be applied to other certificates and degrees in the Career Pathway. For
more information, speak to a program adviser and review the roadmap at

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete all courses in this program with a grade of “C” or better to receive their degrees. Certain required courses are graded on a pass/no pass basis only. A grade of “P” for these courses indicates a student earned the equivalent of a “C” or better grade. Students must also possess the appropriate
Bureau of Labor and Industries Apprenticeship certificate and be recommended by the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee or Trades Apprenticeship and Training Committee. This degree does not guarantee licensure.

General Education Requirements
Course No.
Course Title
BT101 Human Relations in Organizations or PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations 3
CS/CIS__ Approved 3-4 credit Computer Science or Computer Information Science class, CS/CIS120 or above or documented computer proficiency within the past ten years. 0-4
HE112 Emergency First Aid 1
LIB127 Introduction to Academic Research 1
MTH60 Fundamentals of Algebra I or MTH63 Applied Algebra I or higher level math 4
WR115 Introduction to Expository Writing 1 3
WR121 English Composition I 1 4
  Total General Education Credits 16-20
Credit for Prior Certification (Work-based Learning)

Note: A maximum of 22 credits can be earned for documented work-based learning for registered apprentices and journey persons. Students must provide a State of Oregon Apprenticeship Training Journeyman card or BOLI-ATD certificate.

Course No.
Course Title
APR105 Apprenticeship Credit for Prior Learning 11-22
  • Airframe and Power Plant Technician – 16 credits
  • Boiler Operator – 11 credits
  • Tool and Die Maker – 22 credits
  • Millwright – 22 credits
  • Motor Winder – 22 credits
  Total Credit for Prior Certification 11-22
Related Training
Course No.
Course Title
Credit toward an Associate of Applied Science degree earned through related apprenticeship training classes in these trades: 24-46  
  • Airframe and Power Plant Technician – 37 credits
  • Boiler Operator – 24 credits
  • Tool and Die Maker – 24 credits
  • Millwright – 34 credits
  • Motor Winder – 46 credits

Approved Program Electives

Course No.
Course Title
Any college-level course (numbered 100 or above) to meet minimum degree requirement 2-39
  Total Program Credits Required 90
1 In lieu of WR115 and WR121, students may substitute BT113 Business English I and BT114 Business English II (8 credits total); or BT113 Business English I (or WR115 Introduction to Expository Writing) and three or four credits of speech (SP100 Basic Communication, SP111, Fundamentals of Public Speaking or SP218 Interpersonal Communication), 6-8 credits total.

For more information contact the Apprenticeship Department:

Grants Pass or Medford:  541-245-7912
Toll free in Oregon:  800-411-6508, Ext. 7912
Web address:
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