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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

All courses for this program are offered only in person.

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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

The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2016-2017 academic year. Requirements for completion may vary depending on the semester in which a student is admitted or may be completed by other equivalent courses. Current/continuing students should consult their Academic Requirements report available through their student account for specific requirements and equivalent courses.

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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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