Industrial Machine Controls | Western Technical College

Industrial Machine Controls

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Technical Diploma

Program Number: 

306201

Credits: 

12.00
Not Financial Aid Eligible

Typical Start: 

Fall

Western Technical College’s district is expected to see a double-digit increase in the need for workers to maintain automated control systems. The Industrial Machine Controls technical diploma provides you with the basic skills to observe and test the operation of machinery, diagnose problems, repair and maintain the operating condition, and study blueprints or manufacturer’s manuals to determine correct installation or operation.

Completion of the technical diploma can lead to employment within industrial or manufacturing settings to repair and maintain equipment. Or, you can choose to continue your education and earn the Electromechanical Technology associate’s degree for additional career opportunities and earning potential.

*Please note that the delivery method for courses may change as the COVID-19 situation proceeds. Our goal is to ensure that teaching and learning happens in a safe environment. We will communicate updates as quickly as possible.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Industrial Machine Controls

This program will cost about $2,100* 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

Industrial Machine Controls 2018-2019 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates10
Graduates Responding9
Employed in Related Occupation1
Employed in Non-related Occupations0
Seeking Employment0
Continuing Education8
Not in Labor Market8

Salary Data - Related Employment

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Responding01
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Respondents in Related Occupations

No occupations reported.

Career Opportunities

Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Mechanic Room Technician
Maintenance Technician

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

Application
$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in reading, sentence skills, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the waivers here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

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.

Industrial Machine Controls

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