Electromechanical Maintenance Technician | Western Technical College

Electromechanical Maintenance Technician

Technical Diploma

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From high tech to low tech, robotics to mining, the field of electro mechanics offers you variety and the opportunity to work with mechanical, electric, and electronic systems.

In this role, you’ll work with machine operators and with MMS (maintenance management system) software to maintain industrial equipment and keep operational uptime at an optimal level. When you complete the program, you may transfer directly into the second year of the Electromechanical Technology associate's degree program, or seek employment in the field.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Electromechanical Maintenance Technician

This program will cost about $5,400* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Graduation Employment Stats

Western conducts a follow-up survey of all grads six months after graduation to find out if they are employed in a job related to their program, how much they are making, and where they are employed.

Survey information is not currently available for this program. Please contact an Admissions Coach or call 606-785-9200 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Maintenance Workers, Machinery
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion
  • Perform work safely
  • Apply basic troubleshooting process for electrical and mechanical systems and devices
  • Repair basic electrical and mechanical systems
  • Communicate technical information

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee

Software and Technology

Most of Western’s classes require the use of a personal computer or laptop, standard software, internet access, and other technology-related items.

If you do not have a personal computer or laptop, or if the one you have does not meet the following criteria, resources may be available. Submit a Student Resource Request using our online form.

Computer/Laptop Hardware

  • Smartphones are not recommended for completing assignments.
  • Chromebooks are not recommended due to issues with installing software that is needed for classes, such as Office 365.
  • Web camera with microphone (usually built into newer laptops or can be purchased separately) is necessary for online participation.

Software Needs

For detailed specifications, please review Technology and Software Recommendations for Most Classes on Western’s IT Knowledgebase.

Campus Resources

Need Assistance?

  • Contact the Learning Commons! The staff are happy to answer questions, provide individualized assistance, and direct you to other supports as needed.

Career Pathways

This program is part of a career pathway, a laddered approach to career education. It allows you to earn employer-recognized credentials that lead to job and career advancement.

Electromechanical Maintenance Technician

Career Pathways

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