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Basic Industrial Power (Industrial Maintenance)

Embedded Technical Diploma

Program number: 304626

Overview

The Basic Industrial Fluid Power Embedded Technical Diploma provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely assist mechanics in repairing, overhauling, installing, testing and inspecting pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Assist in performing preventive and predictive maintenance on equipment, building and grounds. As a student in the Basic Industrial Fluid Power Embedded Technical Diploma, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of basic pneumatic and hydraulic principles.
  • Identify fluid power components and symbols.
  • Understand fluid power terminology.
  • Apply math to calculate fluid power equations 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 communication and teamwork.

Program Details

The  Basic Industrial Fluid Power Embedded Technical Diploma will put you on a career pathway that leads into the one year Industrial Maintenance Mechanic program and the two year Industrial Maintenance Technician Program.

Basic Industrial Fluid Power classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison – Truax
  • Portage

Explore financial aid eligibility for Basic Industrial Fluid Power.

All courses for this program are offered only in person.


Admission

To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials, and requirements.

  • Review the admission checklist to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.
  • Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
  • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.

After Acceptance

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

Questions?

Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210. 

Curriculum

Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2017-2018 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

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

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.

Required Courses






Outcomes

MATC Basic Industrial Fluid Power Embedded Technical Diploma graduates are prepared with the following skills:

  • Assist mechanics in repairing, overhauling, installing, testing and inspecting pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Assist in performing preventive and predictive maintenance on equipment, building and grounds. 
Careers

Earning your Basic Industrial Fluid Power Embedded Technical Diploma at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work as entry level maintenance and mechanic helper.  

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