Manufacturing Systems Maintenance Technician | Western Technical College

Manufacturing Systems Maintenance Technician

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Technical Diploma

Program Number: 

324623

Credits: 

68.00
Financial Aid Eligible

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

As a technician, you can work in a manufacturing facility to repair, modify, and maintain machines and components. Some of the skills you will develop in this program include machining, CNC (Computer Numerical Controls), motor controls, PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers), basic welding, and HVACR (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration).

The program provides a pathway to technical diplomas in Industrial Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance; Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration; Basic Welding; or Basic Machining, all of which are components of the five-term Manufacturing Systems Maintenance technical diploma.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Manufacturing Systems Maintenance Technician

This program will cost about $12,900* 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

Manufacturing Systems Maintenance Technician 2017-2018 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates12
Graduates Responding5
Employed in Related Occupation3
Employed in Non-related Occupations0
Seeking Employment0
Continuing Education2
Not in Labor Market2

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Respondents in Related Occupations

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Career Opportunities

Field Service Technician
Welder
Maintenance Mechanic
Machinist

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion
  • Interpret industrial/engineering drawings
  • Apply precision measuring for production and inspection
  • Apply industrial safety standards
  • Demonstrate conceptual knowledge of HVACR systems
  • Analyze a closed loop control system
  • Analyze LEAN methods in manufacturing
  • Apply effective customer service practices
  • Maintain industrial systems

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.

Manufacturing Systems Maintenance Technician

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