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Industrial Mechanic - Advanced Manufacturing
Program Number: 314629
Your Degree:
Technical Diploma
Area of Study:
Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Delivery Method:
100% In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
32 Credits | Finish diploma in 1 year
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  • Program Overview

    Machines are the heart of manufacturing and industry, so knowing how to build, install, maintain and fix them is a critical skill that is in great demand by employers. As a student in the Industrial Mechanic - Advanced Manufacturing program at Madison College, you will:

    • Learn the basics of industrial machine installation and repair.
    • Get hands-on training in hydraulics and pneumatics.
    • Train on motors, relay logic and simple controls.
    • Understand Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
    • Apply concepts of measurement and blueprint reading in industrial maintenance.

    Program Details

    Students in the Industrial Mechanic - Advanced Manufacturing program can attend full or part time.

    Industrial Maintenance Mechanic classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax
    • Portage


    Earning your diploma in Industrial Mechanic - Advanced Manufacturing at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work in:  

    • Production Maintenance
    • Lead Production Mechanic
    • Maintenance Mechanic
    • Industrial Machinery Mechanics

    ​With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:

    • Maintenance Manager
    • Production Supervisor 
    • Electro Mechanical Technician
    • PLC Programmer
    • Maintenance Electrician

  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2022-2023 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    First Semester
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    3 credits
    Second Semester
    1 credit
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  • Admission

    To Apply

    Earning a degree is a great way to advance your career development opportunities, so apply today!

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Application Dates

    Spring 2023

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is January 15, 2023

    Fall 2023

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is August 31, 2023

    Spring 2024

    • Application opens on February 1, 2023
    • Application completion deadline is January 15, 2024

    Admission Requirements

    All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

    1. Admission Application

    The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

    2. Education Completion
    Students must submit official transcripts for one of the following:

    • High school (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
    • GED/HSED transcript
    • College transcript(s) showing completion of an associate degree or higher
      • Note: Effective with the 2023-2024 year, this may be fulfilled with at least 30 credits completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0

    All high school and/or college transcripts are recommended to be submitted for Credit for Prior Learning evaluation.

    Additional Notes

    • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.

    • Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 


    Contact the Enrollment Center at or 608.246.6210.

  • Career Outcomes

    MATC Industrial Mechanic - Advanced Manufacturing program graduates are prepared to:  

    Life Long Learning: Assume responsibility for continuing education in order to maintain skills and enhance professional growth.

    Technical Skills: Assemble, install, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair plumbing, mechanical equipment, electrical controlled production machines and hydraulics pneumatic systems. Diagnose complex problems using interdisciplinary technical skills.

    Employability: Demonstrate work ethics and reliable behavior including, but not limited to, assuming responsibility for decisions and actions, utilizing time and stress management skills, displaying initiative, creativity, and logical thinking.

    Safety & Regulation: Demonstrate competent application of safety and regulation code compliance.

    Communication: Communicate clearly and professionally in both written and verbal communications to customers, coworkers, and supervisors, using positive interpersonal skills including, but not limited to, respect, integrity, and professionalism. 

    • Graduate Summary

      Graduate Report Summary Overview

      Number of Program Graduates 1
      Number of Surveys Sent 1
      Number of Surveys Returned 1
      Percent of Surveys Returned 100.00%
      Available for Employment 0
      Percent Available for Employment
      Not in Labor Market 1
      Percent Not in Labor Market
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      Graduates Employed 0
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      Employed in Related Occupation 0
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      Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0
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      Employed - No Response 0
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      Seeking Employment 0
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      Number of Primary Reason Responses 1
      Preparation for Getting a Job 0
      Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 0.00%
      Career Change 0
      Percent Career Change 0.00%
      Improvement of Existing Skills 0
      Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 0.00%
      Preparation for Further Education 1
      Percent Preparation for Further Education 100.00%
      Personal Interest 0
      Percent Personal Interest 0.00%
      Other 0
      Percent Other 0.00%
      When Employment was Obtained

      Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 0
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