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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

Start Dates //
August and January

   Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost 

Term 1

$

1,816

Books

$

762

Estimated Total:  $2,578

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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

Are you looking to advance your career, learn a new skill, or try something new? CVTC offers a wide variety of courses from beekeeping to leadership training and everything in between. Courses provided include for-credit and non-credit courses.

 

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Credits to Other Institutions

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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

Certificates

Electronics, Certificate

Programmable Logic Controller, Certificate

Continue Your Learning

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