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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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10 Credit Technical Diploma
Length of Program //
Less Than One Year
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Program Location //
Eau Claire and Menomonie
Program Location //August, October, January, March, and June
Start Months //
August, October, January, March, and June
Start Dates //August, October, January, March, and June
Estimated Program Cost
Estimated Total: $2,205
Earn credit for prior learning! Do you have previous educational or work experience in the field? You could be eligible to receive credit for prior learning. Explore your options today!
These 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 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.
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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.
100% of our recent Electrical Maintenance graduates got a job in the industry.
Electrical Maintenance professionals make an average starting salary of $44,839.
There are 77 job openings in the CVTC district for the Electrical Maintenance industry.
Transfer your CVTC credits to another institution to continue your education. Explore transfer agreements.
* 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.
Great training, great instructors, advisor helped me out a lot. All that I learned was a good fit for me.
–Dashawn, Electrical Maintenance Graduate
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.
Mechanical Maintenance, Technical Diploma
Mechatronics Specialist, Associate Degree
Mechatronics Technician, Technical Diploma
Industrial Manufacturing Technician
Programmable Logic Controller
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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