Industrial Machine Controls Embedded Diploma

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Technical Diploma

Program Number: 

306201

Credits: 

16.00
Financial Aid Available

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.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Industrial Machine Controls Embedded Diploma

This program will cost about $2,600* 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 Enrollment Services or call 608-785-9553 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Mechanic Room Technician
Maintenance Technician

Program Outcomes

  • Use effective communication skills
  • Apply mathematical concepts
  • Transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications
  • Demonstrate ability to think critically
  • Demonstrate ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population
  • Use technology effectively
  • Make decisions that incorporate the importance of sustainability

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

Application
$30 Application Fee

Program Specific Requirements

Writing/English: 

ACT: 16
COMPASS: 56
ACCUPLACER: 55

Reading: 

ACT: 13
COMPASS: 60
ACCUPLACER: 70

Math/Pre-Algebra: 

ACT: 17
COMPASS: 47
ACCUPLACER: 46

Gainful Employment

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 Embedded Diploma

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