Industrial Mechanic-Facilities

Technical Diploma

Program Number: 3146210

Credits: 31

Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance

Financial Aid Available

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $4,371.00
Materials/Supplemental Costs
Other Costs
Total Estimated Program Costs*:

Facilities Maintenance Technicians are an integral part of the operations and maintenance in all public and private buildings such as office buildings, hotels, multi-family living and senior care facilities, hospitals, and in industrial manufacturing settings. Knowing how to build, install, diagnose, maintain and repair everything from critical systems in electrical, HVAC and plumbing to a building exterior envelope and interior finishes are skills needed to keep a facility operating smoothly are in great demand by employers. As a student in the Facilities Maintenance program, you will:

  • Learn to install, diagnose and repair basic HVAC, plumbing, electrical and other building issues.
  • Receive hands-on training in general maintenance tasks such as painting, flooring repair, carpentry, and drywall repair.
  • Identify building maintenance needs, prioritize work and take corrective action.
  • Gain knowledge of tools and equipment used in building maintenance and repair.
  • Read and interpret sketches, drawings, diagrams and blue prints.
  • Use a variety of Computerized Maintenance Management System software and understand Preventative maintenance requirements and practices.
  • Follow safe work practices when using a variety of hand and power tools and recognize other occupational hazards.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical switches, outlets, lighting systems and fixtures.

Program Details

The Facilities Management Technical Diploma program is on a career pathway that includes this and other technical certifications. 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 Facilities Maintenance Technician One Year Technical Diploma program can attend full or part time.

Facilities Maintenance Technician One Year Technical Diploma program classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

​Explore financial aid eligibility for the Facilities Maintenance Technician. All courses for this program are offered only in person.


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 2021-2022 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.


There are currently no Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review our Transfer Opportunities page for information on all Madison College transfer options.


MATC Industrial Mechanic-Facilities program graduates are prepared with the following skills:

  • Repair/replace basic electrical components.
  • Perform preventive maintenance procedures.
  • Perform basic carpentry.
  • Perform basic plumbing repairs.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain commercial HVAC equipment.
  • Earn the OSHA 10 hour General Industry safety certification.
  • Effectively manage maintenance activities.



Earning your Industrial Mechanic-Facilities diploma at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work as:

  • Facilities Maintenance Technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Facility Repair Worker
  • Building and Grounds Technician
  • Building Engineer
  • Facilities Manager
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Facility Repair Worker - Advanced
  • Buildings and Grounds Superintendent

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