Basic Industrial Power (Industrial Maintenance)
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.
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
Explore financial aid eligibility for Basic Industrial Fluid Power.
All courses for this program are offered only in person.
- View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.
- Attend an Advising, Application, Information & More (AAIM) 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.
Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC.
Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2020-2021 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.
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.
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.
Graduate Report Summary Overview
2018 Number of Program Graduates 37 Number of Surveys Sent 34 Number of Surveys Returned 25 Percent of Surveys Returned 73.50% Available for Employment 8 Percent Available for Employment 100.00% Not in Labor Market 17 Percent Not in Labor Market 212.50% Available for Employment
2018 Graduates Employed 8 Percent of Graduates Employed 100.00% Employed in Related Occupation 8 Percent Employed in Related Occupation 100.00% Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0 Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0.00% Employed - No Response 0 Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% Seeking Employment 0 Percent Seeking Employment 0.00% Reaction To Training at Madison College
2018 Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.6 0 0 Number of Satisfaction Responses 8 Very Satisfied 6 Percent Very Satisfied 75.00% Satisfied 1 Percent Satisfied 12.50% Unsatisfied 1 Percent Unsatisfied 12.50% Very Unsatisfied 0 Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% Primary Reason for Attending Madison College
2018 Number of Primary Reason Responses 25 Preparation for Getting a Job 2 Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 8.00% Career Change 4 Percent Career Change 16.00% Improvement of Existing Skills 0 Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 0.00% Preparation for Further Education 18 Percent Preparation for Further Education 72.00% Personal Interest 0 Percent Personal Interest 0.00% Other 1 Percent Other 4.00% When Employment was Obtained
2018 Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 6 Before Enrollment 1 Percent Before Enrollment 16.70% While Attending the College 2 Percent While Attending the College 33.30% After Training at the College 3 Percent After Training at the College 50.00% Location of Employment (related and unrelated)
2018 Number of Employment Location Responses 8 In College District 7 Percent In College District 87.50% In Wisconsin, Not in District 1 Percent of In Wisconsin 12.50% Outside of Wisconsin 0 Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.00% Employer Location Unknown 0 Percent Location Unknown 0.00% Salary Trend Salary Trend 2018 Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 8 Average Monthly Wage $3,574 Average Hourly Wage $20.78 Average Work Hours per Week 44.6 Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count Average Hourly Wage Average Work Hours per Week
Total Positions Open for academic year: 2018 Wisconsin TechConnectTM Jobs* Madison Non-Madison Number of Full Time Positions Open Number of Part Time Positions Open Total Jobs Graduate Employers for academic year: 2018 Employer(s) Job Title City** State*** Positions Agropur Maintenance Luxemburg Electronic Theatre Controls Inc Maintenance Technician 1 Middleton EMS Industrial Inc Machinist/Motor Technician Madison Kipp Corporation Facilities Maintenance Technician Master Building Solutions HVAC Control Technician Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Maintenance Mechanic Portage Stoughton Trailers Maintenance Stoughton Stoughton Trailers Maintenance Technician Stoughton Thermal Spray Technologies Industrial Maintenance Technician Sun Prairie
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