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Industrial Electro-Mechanical Essentials
Program Number: 904626CERT
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Area of Study:
Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Delivery Method:
Some Online/Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
12 Credits | Finish in 1 semester
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  • Program Overview

    The Industrial Electro-Mechanical Essentials Certificate at Madison College will introduce you to a wide variety of hands-on skills. These skills are used in many industries that employ people in many skill levels including machine operators, maintenance technicians, and engineers. The certificate can also be used as an introduction to skills across many disciplines to help you determine which areas interest you the most. These hands-on skills will give students the knowledge that is essential to understand their role and the role of other departments they interact with. The areas that you will learn include; safety, technical drawings and inspections, welding, machining, fluid power and basic electrical. As an Industrial Electro-Mechanical Essentials student, you will get hands-on training in:

    • hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanisms
    • measuring voltage, current, resistance and power for single and three phase sources
    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, includes receiving an OSHA 10 card
    • precision measurement and blueprint reading
    • welding, and machining

    Get Started

    For more information regarding the Industrial Electro-Mechanical Essentials Certificate, please contact Program Director Peter Dettmer at psdettmer@madisoncollege.edu or 608.246.5264 to begin exploring your future.

    Program Details

    Students in the Industrial Electro-Mechanical Technology Certificate can attend full or part-time.

    Industrial Electro-Mechanical Essentials classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax
  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2024-2025 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.

    Required Courses
    1 credit
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    2 credits
    2 credits
    10-442-126 Metal Repair Techniques may be taken in place of Metal Processes 1
    2 credits
    1 credit
    32-420-351 Elements of Basic Metrology may be taken in place of Basic Metrology (Part A)
    2 credits
  • Admission

    Earning a certificate is a great way to expand your skill set, and it adds professionalism to a resume. Applications are always open, so apply today!

    To Apply

    There are no admission requirements for this certificate, simply submit your application by the deadline for each term.

    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.

    Fall Application Dates

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is October 15, 2024

    Spring Application Dates

    • Application available on September 15, 2024
    • Application completion deadline is March 15, 2025

    Additional Notes

    • Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid
    • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis
    • Students who have already completed the certificate coursework at the time of application will receive the certificate diploma at the end of the term of application

    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 EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or 608.246.6210.

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    Get Started!

    Apply to Madison College and take the first step towards your Industrial Electro-Mechanical Essentials career.

    It's Free to Apply

  • Career Outcomes

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