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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.

Career Opportunities

Maintenance Technician

Quality Inspector

Quality Specialist

Quality Technician

Just the Facts

Electrical Maintenance
10 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program //
One Year

Delivery Method //

Program Location //
Eau Claire and Menomonie

Start Dates //
August, October, January, March, and June

   Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost 

Term 1

$

2,120

Estimated Total:  $2,120

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you will 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 

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. Learn more about Career Pathways.

Electrical Maintenance Outcomes

CVTC graduates are ready for the workforce. Each year, we send our graduates the Graduate Follow-Up Survey asking where they are working, whether it is in their degree field, and several other questions related to employment. Below are the program outcomes and job data.

 

$31K*
Yearly Salary

Electrical Maintenance professionals make an average starting salary of $30,867.

 

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Credits to Other Institutions

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* This wage is not specific to CVTC graduates. Wage estimates are based on entry-level positions and are gathered from EMSI 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.

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

Industrial Mechanic, Technical Diploma

Industrial Mechanical Technician, Associate Degree

Mechanical Maintenance, Technical Diploma

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CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.

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