The Basic Mechanics Skill Set enables students to employ safe work practices, take precision measurements, apply basic machine concepts, install, and identify fasteners and use various hand tools. Students will be able to work on mechanical drive systems, including belt drives, chain drives and gear drives. Students will be able to perform elementary coupling and shaft alignment and apply lubrication principles.


Blake Lillard

Career Opportunities

This program provides students with the basic skills needed to function effectively in any maintenance or operations career.

Course Catalog

To see a model schedule for this program, please see our academic catalog.


Pierpont is an open enrollment institution. Only a standard Pierpont application is needed for this program.