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The Electrical Maintenance Embedded Technical Diploma focus provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely assist mechanics in repairing, overhauling, installing, testing and inspecting mechanical and electro mechanical equipment. Assist in performing preventive and predictive maintenance on equipment, building and grounds. As a student in the Electrical Maintenance Embedded Technical Diploma, you will:
- Learn to measure voltage, current, resistance for single and three phase direct current and alternating current (DC/AC) sources.
- Apply math to calculate electrical power equation pertinent to the maintenance field.
- Understand safety standards for industry as outlined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and receive an OSHA 10 card, an Industry recognized credential.
- Interpret engineering drawings.
- Enhance industry recognized soft skills such as communication and teamwork.
For more information regarding the Electrical Maintenance Embedded Technical Diploma, please contact Program Director Peter Dettmer at email@example.com or 608.246.5264 to begin exploring your future.
Electrical Maintenance classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
- Madison – Truax
Earning your Electrical Maintenance Embedded Technical Diploma at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work as an entry level maintenance and mechanic helper.Finish training in as little as one year
Curriculum and Experience
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2023-2024 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.Courses10-449-1001 credit10-462-3211 credit10-462-3232 credits10-462-3291 credit10-606-2002 credits10-801-1953 credits10-804-1073 credits
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.
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- Application completion deadline is January 15, 2024
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- Application completion deadline is August 31, 2024
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
Official transcripts must be sent from the institutions you attended and indicate one of the following:
- High school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
- GED/HSED transcript
- College transcript(s) showing:
- Completion of an associate degree or higher, or
- At least 30 credits completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4-point scale
- The credits must be completed at a single college and cannot be combined with other transcripts
- Any transfer credit listed on a transcript does not count toward the 30-credit minimum
All high school and/or college transcripts are recommended to be submitted for Credit for Prior Learning evaluation.
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.
Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College.
MATC Electrical Maintenance Embedded Technical Diploma graduates are prepared with the following skills:
Demonstrate safe work procedures
- Interpret Safety Data Sheets
- Follow established safety policies and practices (e.g., OSHA, MSHA, site-specific
- Demonstrate safe material handling procedures
- Employ proper job specific Personal Protective Equipment
- Follow Lock-out/Tag-out procedures
Apply technical math to electrical and industrial applications
- Solve basic math equations with integers, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
- Solve problems with fractions, decimals, and percentages
- Perform unit conversion
- Use a scientific calculator
- Apply basic trigonometry to electrical and industrial applications
Demonstrate print reading
- Interpret schematics (e.g., welding, facilities, piping, sheet metal, equipment manuals, electrical symbols, fluid power symbols)
- Identify objects represented by symbols on a schematic
- Sketch basic components
Test electrical circuits
- Use a DMM to measure voltage, current, and resistance in AC and DC circuits
- Test the continuity of wire and industrial devices (e.g., wire, motors, transformers, switches)
- Solve problems with electrical quantities using Ohm's law
- Interpret electrical and systems schematics
- Follow safe procedures when testing electrical circuits and devices
Graduate Report Summary Overview
2020 2021 2022 Number of Program Graduates 41 24 26 Number of Surveys Sent 40 24 26 Number of Surveys Returned 9 14 11 Percent of Surveys Returned Available for Employment 6 9 5 Percent Available for Employment 66.70% 100.00% 83.30% Not in Labor Market Percent Not in Labor Market 33.30% 55.60% 100.00% Available for Employment
2020 2021 2022 Graduates Employed 4 8 5 Percent of Graduates Employed 66.70% 88.90% 100.00% Employed in Related Occupation 2 6 2 Percent Employed in Related Occupation 50.00% 75.00% 40.00% Employed in Unrelated Occupation 2 1 3 Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 50.00% 12.50% 60.00% Employed - No Response 0 1 0 Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 12.50% 0.00% Seeking Employment 2 1 0 Percent Seeking Employment 33.30% 11.10% 0.00% Reaction To Training at Madison College
2020 2021 2022 Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.7 3.4 3.5 Number of Satisfaction Responses 9 9 6 Very Satisfied (4) 6 4 3 Percent Very Satisfied 66.70% 44.40% 50.00% Satisfied (3) 3 5 3 Percent Satisfied 33.30% 55.60% 50.00% Unsatisfied (2) 0 0 0 Percent Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Very Unsatisfed (1) 0 0 0 Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Primary Reason for Attending Madison College
2020 2021 2022 Number of Primary Reason Responses 9 14 11 Preparation for Getting a Job 4 4 4 Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 44.40% 28.60% 36.40% Career Change 2 2 2 Percent Career Change 22.20% 14.30% 18.20% Improvement of Existing Skills 1 2 0 Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 11.10% 14.30% 0.00% Preparation for Further Education 1 6 5 Percent Preparation for Further Education 11.10% 42.90% 45.50% Personal Interest 1 0 0 Percent Personal Interest 11.10% 0.00% 0.00% Other 0 0 0 Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% When Employment was Obtained
2020 2021 2022 Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 4 7 5 Before Enrollment 0 5 2 Percent Before Enrollment 0.00% 71.40% 40.00% While Attending the College 2 1 2 Percent While Attending the College 50.00% 14.30% 40.00% After Training at the College 2 1 1 Percent After Training at the College 50.00% 14.30% 20.00% Location of Employment (related and unrelated)
2020 2021 2022 Number of Employment Location Responses 3 7 5 In College District 3 7 5 Percent In College District 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% In Wisconsin, Not in District 0 0 0 Percent of In Wisconsin 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Outside of Wisconsin 0 0 0 Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Employer Location Unknown 0 0 0 Percent Location Unknown 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Salary Trend Salary Trend 2020 2021 2022 Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 2 5 2 Average Monthly Wage $3,864 $4,494 $4,346 Average Hourly Wage $22.47 $26.13 $25.27 Average Work Hours per Week 40 44.8 38 Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count Average Hourly Wage Average Work Hours per Week
Graduate Employers for academic year: 2022 Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions Exact Sciences Lab Service Engineer Madison Kipp Corporation Maintenance Technician
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