Industrial Mechanical Maintenance Technician

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Technical Diploma

Program Number: 

314625

Credits: 

26.00
Financial Aid Available

For the person who likes variety and has an interest in how machines work, a position as an industrial mechanical maintenance technician may be a satisfying career choice.

As a technician, you will work in a manufacturing facility to repair and modify machines and components. This technical diploma covers a range of machining processes, fabrication, Computer Numerical Controls (CNC), and basic welding.

The program provides a pathway to technical diplomas in Basic Welding or Basic Machining, and is a component of the Manufacturing Systems Maintenance Technical Diploma.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Industrial Mechanical Maintenance Technician

This program will cost about $4,700* 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

Field Service Technician
Welder
Maintenance Mechanic

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
  • Apply basic safety practices in the machine shop
  • Interpret industrial/engineering drawings
  • Apply precision measuring methods to part inspection
  • Perform basic machine tool equipment set-up and operation
  • Perform programming, set-up and operation of CNC Machine Tools
  • Demonstrate industry recognized safety practices
  • Interpret welding drawings
  • Produce shielded metal arc welds (SMAW)
  • Produce gas metal arc welds (GMAW)
  • Produce flux core welds
  • Produce gas tungsten arc welds (GTAW)
  • Perform thermal cutting

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 Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Career Pathways

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