Electrical Maintenance Overview
Develop skills used in the manufacturing industry every day. Course topics include machine tool concepts, industrial electricity principles, repairing automated manufacturing equipment, and troubleshooting PLC systems. The one semester embedded technical diploma is designed to prepare students for the real-world scenarios in the workplace.
Part of a career pathway, the Electrical Mechanic technical diploma credits apply toward the Mechatronics Specialist associate degree if you choose to continue your education. Call us at 715-833-6300 to learn more.
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Just the Facts
CVTC graduates are ready for the workforce. Each year, we send our graduates the Graduate Follow-Up Survey asking several questions related to employment. Here are the program outcomes and job data.// Program Scorecard
Electrical Maintenance professionals make an average starting salary of $48,142.
67% of our recent Electrical Maintenance graduates got a job in the industry.
There are 138 job openings in the CVTC district for the Electrical Maintenance industry.
* This wage is not specific to CVTC graduates. Wage estimates are based on entry-level positions and are gathered from Lightcast which is an economic modeling software that blends historical and projected industry and occupation trends within CVTC's 11-county district. Wage estimates are based on Occupational Employment Statistics and the American Community Survey.
Credits to Other Institutions
Should you choose to continue your education after you leave CVTC, we have agreements in place with several institutions to ensure an easy transfer.
These are a few of the courses you will take in this program. Courses and the recommended sequence change from year to year; once you are enrolled in a program at CVTC you will be given a recommended course sequence that outlines what courses you should take and the order in which to take them.
You may search for available courses. If you are ever unsure of what courses to take, talk to your academic advisor. If you are looking for course information for previous years, check out our past catalogs.
Here are a few of the courses you can take in the Electrical Maintenance program.
Centrifugal Pumps & Alignment
Students will gain a basic understanding of centrifugal pumps, theory of operation, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of pumps and their systems. Students will work with Laser Alignment, and advanced linear slides, brakes, and clutches.
Industrial Electricity Principles
In this course the student will learn the fundamental theory and application of DC and AC electrical circuits, industrial three-phase motor control circuits, electrical wiring, troubleshooting and testing common electrical control circuits found in industry.
PLC Manufacturing Applications
This course is designed to use the basic and advanced electrical and electronic control devices in control simulated and actual automated industrial machines. Set up, operation, and system troubleshooting of PLC and, Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be emphasized. PLC operations, programming and troubleshooting. Connectivity to Internet of Things (IoT) with Industrial controls components will be investigated.
Earn Credentials Along the Way
Career Pathways What is a career pathway?
Career Pathways are a clear, manageable way to access education that provides employer-recognized, stackable credentials tied to specific jobs, education, and career progression. Career Pathways are beneficial to high school students and teachers, parents, adult students, and employers.
Great training, great instructors, advisor helped me out a lot. All that I learned was a good fit for me.
Electrical Maintenance Graduate
Related Programs & Certificates
Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.
Degrees & Diplomas
Mechanical Maintenance, Technical Diploma
Mechatronics Specialist, Associate Degree
Mechatronics Technician, Technical Diploma
Continue Your Learning
CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.// Explore Continuing Ed Opportunities
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