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Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship

Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship


Length of Program

Eight (96 hour) semesters of related training, plus 8,000 hours of documented work experience.

Location of Program

Classes are held on the campus of the College of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, Idaho), and Cassia Regional Tech Center (Burley, Idaho). The work experiences are at various job sites for the practical portion of the training.

Entrance Requirements

To have the classes count toward the State of Idaho's Requirements for Apprenticeship training, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Employee recommendation
  • Employed with the Federal Office of Apprenticeship and training.
  • Be working in the trade under the constant on-the-job supervision of a journeyman or Master Technician.
  • Take the CSI placement test and complete CSI application
  • Contact Brandi Turnipseed at ext. 6310 for registration
  • Renew registration each semester
  • A valid First Aid/CPR card is required throughout the course of the 4-year program. A photocopy of the First Aid/CPR cards need to be turned into Larrianne Ruiz or Shonna Parsons at the College of Southern Idaho. If this requirement in not met, students will not receive their Letter of Completion at the end of each school year until it is received.

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Class Time

Classes are three(3) hours per evening and two(2) nights per week. Classes will vary as to which evenings they are held depending on the location and the year level of apprentice.

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Starting Time

Fall Semester

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Approximate Cost of Program (2013-2014 School Yr)

Registration: $400.00 each semester (Fall and Spring)
Books: Books can be purchased through the CSI Bookstores--see the below book list:

Year 1 - Year 4:

  • Physics in Context
  • Crosby User's Guide to Lifting
  • Pocket Ref
  • Crosby Group Product Application Seminar Workbook
    *Supplimental material as as identified by instructor.
  • Millwrights & Mechanics Guide All New 5th Ed.

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Course Description

Students will become proficient in the following areas:

  • Safety Protocols
  • First Aid
  • Basic Design and Blueprint Reading
  • Basic Mathematics, Measurement, and Physical Science/Physics
  • Basic Mechanical Systems
  • Basic Mechanical System Troubleshooting, Diagnostics, and Maintenance

The apprenticeship course is designed to provide related training in the Maintenance Technology trade that will give students the proper course work in safety, Code and knowledge of the trade. Completion must be documented each year with the State of Idaho Division of Building Safety 334-6180.


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