Industrial Maintenance Technician


Employees of Sherman-based manufacturing or warehousing employers and/or Sherman ISD 12th graders APPLY HERE for tuition funding!

In order to receive a refund or if you need to withdraw or transfer classes, you must submit your request by email to 7 business days prior to the course start date.

Interested in our next IMT course? Let us know by clicking HERE.





This noncredit, 9-month program prepares you to work in the high-demand profession of Industrial Maintenance. Industrial Maintenance Technicians typically earn wages between $14 and $23 per hour. In the IMT program, you will learn basic knowledge and skills necessary to assemble, install, troubleshoot, repair, and modify various types of equipment and automated systems in manufacturing and commercial facilities. You learn to interact with other team members, operators, suppliers, and customers to perform your job responsibilities and help improve the company's competitiveness. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded an Industrial Maintenance Technician Level 1 Certificate. Successful completers may also request the transfer of up to 9 hours of coursework for credit in Grayson College’s Advanced Manufacturing OR Electrical Technology programs.

Course Topics

Fall semester

  • Industrial Maintenance Technology 
  • Electrical Theory
  • Motor Control

Spring semester

  • Programmable Logic Controllers I
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Industrial Troubleshooting

Location, Dates, & Times

  • August 21 - December 6, 2023
  • Days: Monday - Thursday
  • Times:
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (OR)
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Main Campus, Career and Technology Center, Room 106
  • Instructor: Shawn Hendricks


$4200 - Tuition covers all books and supplies necessary for class. Students are responsible for wearing safety toe boots to class.   

Admission Requirements

There are no admission requirements for the program, but students are advised that graded coursework includes mathematical operations at the algebra I level. If an interested student is not proficient in mathematical operations to an algebra I level, he/she can receive additional help from Grayson College’s math lab and/or adult education program. A math pre-test is also available for prospective students to assess their ability to perform the required math functions. 

Transferrable Credits 

  • Basic Electrical Theory- ELPT 1311 
  • Motor Control- ELPT 1441
  • Programmable Logic Controllers I- ELPT 2319