School of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology

Truax A2105
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 246-6800
or (800) 322-6282 ext. 6800

2125 Commercial Avenue
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 243-4169
or (800) 322-6282 ext. 4169


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Industrial Maintenance Technician

Two Year Technical Diploma

Program number: 324621


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 Technician program, you will:

  • Learn skills necessary to program, assemble, install, troubleshoot, repair and modify machinery.
  • Understand the applications of robotics and automated manufacturing systems.
  • Use a variety of computer and electronically controlled systems in both manufacturing and facilities environments.
  • Receive hands-on training in refrigeration/Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC).
  • Training in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC).
  • Make fabricated assemblies using machining and welding techniques. 
  • Enhance your career skills vital in today’s manufacturing environment.

Program Details

Industrial Maintenance Technician is on a career pathway that includes this and other technical diplomas. All will prepare you for a good job and advanced training. Learn at your own pace and increase your earning potential with credentials that keep you moving on your career path.

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

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

  • Madison - Truax
  • Portage 

Explore financial aid eligibility for Industrial Maintenance Technician.

All courses for this program are offered only in person.

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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. 


Contact the Enrollment Center at or (608) 246-6210.


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.

First Semester

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester


MATC Industrial Maintenance Technician program graduates are prepared with the following skills:  

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, HVAC/Refrigeration, building structures, mechanical equipment, electrical, electronic controlled production machines and hydraulic pneumatic systems. Diagnose complex problems using interdisciplinary technical skills.

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 and Regulations
Demonstrate competent application of safety and regulation code compliance.

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.


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

  • Facility Maintenance
  • Production Maintenance
  • Lead Production Mechanic
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Technician

With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:

  • Maintenance Manager
  • Production Supervisor

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