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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

One Year Technical Diploma

Program number: 314622

Overview

Machines are the heart of manufacturing and industry, so knowing how to build, install, maintain and fix them is a critical skill that is in great demand by employers. As a student in the Industrial Maintenance Mechanic program at Madison College, you will:

  • Learn the basics of industrial machine installation and repair.
  • Get hands-on training in hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Train on motors, relay logic and simple controls.
  • Understand Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
  • Apply concepts of measurement and blueprint reading in industrial maintenance.

Program Details

Students in the Industrial Maintenance Mechanic program can attend full or part time.

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax
  • Portage

Explore financial aid eligibility for Industrial Maintenance Mechanic.

All courses for this program are offered only in person.

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Admission

To Apply
 

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 2018-2019 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.

Outcomes

MATC Industrial Maintenance Mechanic program graduates are prepared to:  

Life Long Learning: Assume responsibility for continuing education in order to maintain skills and enhance professional growth.

Technical Skills: Assemble, install, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair plumbing, mechanical equipment, electrical controlled production machines and hydraulics pneumatic systems. Diagnose complex problems using interdisciplinary technical skills.

Employability: Demonstrate work ethics and reliable behavior including, but not limited to, assuming responsibility for decisions and actions, utilizing time and stress management skills, displaying initiative, creativity, and logical thinking.

Safety & Regulation: Demonstrate competent application of safety and regulation code compliance.

Communication: Communicate clearly and professionally in both written and verbal communications to customers, coworkers, and supervisors, using positive interpersonal skills including, but not limited to, respect, integrity, and professionalism. 

Careers

Earning your one-year technical diploma as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work in:  

  • Production Maintenance
  • Lead Production Mechanic
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • Maintenance Mechanic
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Production Supervisor 
  • Electro Mechanical Technician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • PLC Programmer

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  • Estimated Program Cost
    # of Credits for Completion
    29
    Tuition
    $3891.80
    Materials/Supplemental Costs
    $921.50
    Other Costs
    $0.00
    Total Program Costs:
    $4813.30
  • Graduate Summary
    Graduate Report Summary Overview

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of Program Graduates 3 5 13
    Number of Surveys Sent 3 4 13
    Number of Surveys Returned 3 4 11
    Percent of Surveys Returned 100.00% 100.00% 84.60%
    Available for Employment 2 4 8
    Percent Available for Employment 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
    Not in Labor Market 1 0 3
    Percent Not in Labor Market 50.00% 0.00% 37.50%
    Available for Employment

    2015 2016 2017
    Graduates Employed 2 4 7
    Percent of Graduates Employed 100.00% 100.00% 87.50%
    Employed in Related Occupation 2 3 5
    Percent Employed in Related Occupation 100.00% 75.00% 71.40%
    Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0 1 2
    Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0.00% 25.00% 28.60%
    Employed - No Response 0 0 0
    Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Seeking Employment 0 0 1
    Percent Seeking Employment 0.00% 0.00% 12.50%
    Reaction To Training at Madison College

    2015 2016 2017
    Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 4 3.3 3.1
    Number of Satisfaction Responses 2 4 8
    Very Satisfied 2 1 1
    Percent Very Satisfied 100.00% 25.00% 12.50%
    Satisfied 0 3 7
    Percent Satisfied 0.00% 75.00% 87.50%
    Unsatisfied 0 0 0
    Percent Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Very Unsatisfied 0 0 0
    Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of Primary Reason Responses 3 4 11
    Preparation for Getting a Job 1 0 2
    Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 33.30% 0.00% 18.20%
    Career Change 0 2 2
    Percent Career Change 0.00% 50.00% 18.20%
    Improvement of Existing Skills 1 1 3
    Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 33.30% 25.00% 27.30%
    Preparation for Further Education 1 1 3
    Percent Preparation for Further Education 33.30% 25.00% 27.30%
    Personal Interest 0 0 1
    Percent Personal Interest 0.00% 0.00% 9.10%
    Other 0 0 0
    Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    When Employment was Obtained

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 2 4 7
    Before Enrollment 0 2 3
    Percent Before Enrollment 0.00% 50.00% 42.90%
    While Attending the College 2 1 3
    Percent While Attending the College 100.00% 25.00% 42.90%
    After Training at the College 0 1 1
    Percent After Training at the College 0.00% 25.00% 14.30%
    Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of Employment Location Responses 2 4 7
    In College District 2 3 6
    Percent In College District 100.00% 75.00% 85.70%
    In Wisconsin, Not in District 0 0 1
    Percent of In Wisconsin 0.00% 0.00% 14.30%
    Outside of Wisconsin 0 0 0
    Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Employer Location Unknown 0 1 0
    Percent Location Unknown 0.00% 25.00% 0.00%
    Salary Trend
    Salary Trend 2015 2016 2017
    Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 2 3 4
    Average Monthly Wage $2,931 $3,523 $4,401
    Average Hourly Wage $17.04 $20.48 $25.59
    Average Work Hours per Week 45 40.3 49
    Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count 1
    Average Hourly Wage $17.56
    Average Work Hours per Week 20
  • Graduate Employers
    Total Positions Open for academic year: 2017
    Wisconsin TechConnectTM Jobs* Madison Non-Madison
    Number of Full Time Positions Open 62 236
    Number of Part Time Positions Open 5 22
    Total Jobs 67 258
    Graduate Employers for academic year: 2017
    Employer(s) Job Title City** State*** Positions
    Foremost Farms USA Maintenance Richland Center
    Meriter Hospital Mechanic 3
    Rayovac Corporation Electrical/Mechanical Mechanic Portage
    Spectrum Master Service Technician Portage
    Spectrum Mechanic Portage

    * - Wisconsin TechConnectTM jobs are posted through a statewide consortium operated and funded by all 16 of the technical colleges in Wisconsin.

    ** - Only cities outside of Madison will display.

    *** - Only states outside of Wisconsin will display.

    **** - If you have a position to post, please contact Career and Employment Services at techconnect@madisoncollege.edu