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Industrial Maintenance Technician
Two Year Technical Diploma
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.
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
Explore financial aid eligibility for Industrial Maintenance Technician.
All courses for this program are offered only in person.
- View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.
- 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.
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 2019-2020 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
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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.
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
Estimated Program Cost
# of Credits for Completion64Tuition$8736.00Materials/Supplemental Costs$2729.86Other Costs$0.00Total Estimated Program Costs:
(book costs not included)$11465.86
Graduate Report Summary Overview
2016 2017 2018 Number of Program Graduates 10 10 14 Number of Surveys Sent 10 10 14 Number of Surveys Returned 8 7 12 Percent of Surveys Returned 80.00% 70.00% 85.70% Available for Employment 8 6 12 Percent Available for Employment 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% Not in Labor Market 0 1 0 Percent Not in Labor Market 0.00% 16.70% 0.00% Available for Employment
2016 2017 2018 Graduates Employed 8 5 12 Percent of Graduates Employed 100.00% 83.30% 100.00% Employed in Related Occupation 8 5 10 Percent Employed in Related Occupation 100.00% 100.00% 83.30% Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0 0 2 Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0.00% 0.00% 16.70% Employed - No Response 0 0 0 Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Seeking Employment 0 1 0 Percent Seeking Employment 0.00% 16.70% 0.00% Reaction To Training at Madison College
2016 2017 2018 Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.4 3.5 3.3 Number of Satisfaction Responses 8 6 12 Very Satisfied 3 3 6 Percent Very Satisfied 37.50% 50.00% 50.00% Satisfied 5 3 4 Percent Satisfied 62.50% 50.00% 33.30% Unsatisfied 0 0 2 Percent Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 16.70% Very Unsatisfied 0 0 0 Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Primary Reason for Attending Madison College
2016 2017 2018 Number of Primary Reason Responses 8 7 12 Preparation for Getting a Job 6 2 3 Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 75.00% 28.60% 25.00% Career Change 1 1 6 Percent Career Change 12.50% 14.30% 50.00% Improvement of Existing Skills 1 2 1 Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 12.50% 28.60% 8.30% Preparation for Further Education 0 1 2 Percent Preparation for Further Education 0.00% 14.30% 16.70% Personal Interest 0 1 0 Percent Personal Interest 0.00% 14.30% 0.00% Other 0 0 0 Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% When Employment was Obtained
2016 2017 2018 Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 8 5 8 Before Enrollment 1 2 1 Percent Before Enrollment 12.50% 40.00% 12.50% While Attending the College 5 2 5 Percent While Attending the College 62.50% 40.00% 62.50% After Training at the College 2 1 2 Percent After Training at the College 25.00% 20.00% 25.00% Location of Employment (related and unrelated)
2016 2017 2018 Number of Employment Location Responses 8 5 12 In College District 7 5 11 Percent In College District 87.50% 100.00% 91.70% In Wisconsin, Not in District 1 0 1 Percent of In Wisconsin 12.50% 0.00% 8.30% Outside of Wisconsin 0 0 0 Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Employer Location Unknown 0 0 0 Percent Location Unknown 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Salary Trend Salary Trend 2016 2017 2018 Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 8 5 10 Average Monthly Wage $3,731 $4,260 $3,802 Average Hourly Wage $21.69 $24.77 $22.10 Average Work Hours per Week 46.4 43.6 42.5 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 242 379 Number of Part Time Positions Open 8 8 Total Jobs 250 387 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 Furnace Specialist/Foundry Master Building Solutions HVAC Control Technician SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Maintenance Mechanic Stoughton Trailers Maintenance Stoughton The Little Potato Company Maintenance Technician DeForest Thermal Spray Technologies Industrial Maintenance Technician Sun Prairie Wolf Appliance Engineering Technician Fitchburg
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