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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.
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 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.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.
- Application open
- Application completion deadline is August 31, 2022
- Application open
- Application completion deadline is January 15, 2023
- Application opens on September 15, 2023
- Application completion deadline is August 31, 2023
- Application opens on February 1, 2023
- Application completion deadline is January 15, 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
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.
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
2019 2020 2021 Number of Program Graduates 50 41 24 Number of Surveys Sent 50 40 24 Number of Surveys Returned 37 9 14 Percent of Surveys Returned 74.00% 22.50% 58.30% Available for Employment 14 6 9 Percent Available for Employment 73.70% 66.70% 100.00% Not in Labor Market 23 3 5 Percent Not in Labor Market 121.10% 33.30% 55.60% Available for Employment
2019 2020 2021 Graduates Employed 13 4 8 Percent of Graduates Employed 92.90% 66.70% 88.90% Employed in Related Occupation 8 2 6 Percent Employed in Related Occupation 61.50% 50.00% 75.00% Employed in Unrelated Occupation 5 2 1 Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 38.50% 50.00% 12.50% Employed - No Response 0 0 1 Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 0.00% 12.50% Seeking Employment 1 2 1 Percent Seeking Employment 7.10% 33.30% 11.10% Reaction To Training at Madison College
2019 2020 2021 Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.5 3.7 3.4 Number of Satisfaction Responses 19 9 9 Very Satisfied (4) 10 6 4 Percent Very Satisfied 52.60% 66.70% 44.40% Satisfied (3) 9 3 5 Percent Satisfied 47.40% 33.30% 55.60% 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
2019 2020 2021 Number of Primary Reason Responses 37 9 14 Preparation for Getting a Job 10 4 4 Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 27.00% 44.40% 28.60% Career Change 4 2 2 Percent Career Change 10.80% 22.20% 14.30% Improvement of Existing Skills 3 1 2 Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 8.10% 11.10% 14.30% Preparation for Further Education 20 1 6 Percent Preparation for Further Education 54.10% 11.10% 42.90% Personal Interest 0 1 0 Percent Personal Interest 0.00% 11.10% 0.00% Other 0 0 0 Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% When Employment was Obtained
2019 2020 2021 Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 13 4 7 Before Enrollment 2 0 5 Percent Before Enrollment 15.40% 0.00% 71.40% While Attending the College 4 2 1 Percent While Attending the College 30.80% 50.00% 14.30% After Training at the College 7 2 1 Percent After Training at the College 53.80% 50.00% 14.30% Location of Employment (related and unrelated)
2019 2020 2021 Number of Employment Location Responses 13 4 8 In College District 12 3 7 Percent In College District 92.30% 75.00% 87.50% In Wisconsin, Not in District 1 1 1 Percent of In Wisconsin 7.70% 25.00% 12.50% 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 2019 2020 2021 Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 8 2 5 Average Monthly Wage $3,943 $3,864 $4,494 Average Hourly Wage $22.93 $22.47 $26.13 Average Work Hours per Week 46.8 40 44.8 Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count Average Hourly Wage Average Work Hours per Week
Graduate Employers for academic year: 2021 Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions Clasen Quality Chocolate Maintenance Technician Middleton Didion Electrical Control Technician Cambria Gumz Farms Production Area Endeavor Placon Corporation Maintenance Technician State Of Wisconsin In-Charge Power Plant Operator
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