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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Industrial Maintenance Mechanics - Teacher Test (5174)

NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.

September 2010 - December 2018.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: disassemble, repair, and reassemble machinery/equipment; maintain operating condition and perform preventive maintenance of the machinery/equipment; identify and troubleshoot component defects and malfunctions; test operation of newly repaired machinery/equipment; analyze test results, machine error messages, and information from operators in order to diagnose machinery/equipment problems; maintain record of repairs and maintenance performed; select and differentiate appropriate use of various hand tools; demonstrate appropriate care of hand tools; identify and safely use large machine tools, including lathes, mills, hoists, rigging equipment, and presses; identify safe use of ladders and scaffolding; explain lock-out/tag-out procedures; demonstrate shop safety; apply basic electrical principles; describe basic CNC operations and basic programmable logic controllers (PLCs); exhibit basic knowledge of electrical symbols; interpret basic hydraulic and pneumatic symbols; apply knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic components; interpret hydraulic and pneumatic principles; apply basic electrical principles of motors; interpret appropriate applications for types of motors (linear, servo, AC induction, DC motors, and transformers); select appropriate applications for frequency drives; identify motor components; apply principles of mechanisms; identify appropriate applications of various gears and drives; descrobe appropriate set-up procedures; apply principles of mechanics; interpret appropriate industrial robotic functions and applications and basic robotic programming, including CADD; identify various industrial robotic design features; interpret various lines; exhibit knowledge of legends; interpret blueprint and schematic components and title block information; and define views, angles, and tolerances.  Performance Component:  Connect and Operate a Circuit (20%), Assemble a Multiple Shaft Gear Drive System (31%), Read and Interpret an Industrial Blueprint (29%), and Troubleshoot an Electrical Control System (20%).


NOCTI teacher exams assess individuals' technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Industrial Maintenance Mechanics (11/13).