Program Description

Enjoy working with electronics and figuring out how to make things work by taking them apart and putting them back together? CVTC’s ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician program prepares individuals with a diverse skill set that is in high demand in modern manufacturing facilities. The program develops knowledge and skills in electrical and electronic circuits, AC and DC motors, industrial wiring and relay logic and fluid power applications.

After successful completion of the ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician Technical Diploma, the student has the opportunity to apply these credits to the Automation Systems Technology Associate Degree two-year program and enter the second year of Automation Systems Technology located in the Manufacturing Education Center at CVTC’s Eau Claire Gateway Campus.

Skills you'll gain:

  • Basic electricity & electronics troubleshooting
  • Mechanical power systems installation, alignment & maintenance
  • Electrical control wiring (relay logic), installation & troubleshooting
  • Motor control & PLC (programmable logic controllers) wiring & installation
  • Pneumatic & hydraulic systems troubleshooting

If you completed the Electromechanical Maintenance Technician program, you can apply for Advanced Placement into the Automation Engineering Technology program in Eau Claire to continue your education and earn your associates degree.

Just the Facts

ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician
26 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program:
One Year

Delivery Method:
Face to Face

Program Location:
River Falls

Start Dates:

Financial Aid Eligible: Yes

Gainful Employment Data

Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost

Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $5,272

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How To Enroll

Enrolling at CVTC is easy! You will need to complete an online application and entrance requirements. If you are ready to apply now, click here.

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These are a few of the courses you will take in the ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician program. For more detailed course info click here.

  • CNC Machining Processes
    This course is designed to prepare the student for entry-level skills in setup, and operation of CNC milling machines. Students will develop and apply skills in setting and testing work and tool offsets, performing manual data input functions, and the running or proven CNC programs.
  • Basic Electronics: Reactive Components
    DC and AC circuit analysis from an electromechanical perspective. Topics covered include Ohms Law, Watt’s Law, series and parallel circuits. Emphasis will be placed on troubleshooting and measurement of circuit parameters with capacitive and reactive components.
  • Related Fluid Power: Pneumatics
    Overview of basic components, applications, and circuitry involved in pneumatics. Theoretical and lab experiences involving valves, cylinders, and conditioners; basic theory and circuitry.

Transfer Credits

Once you’ve completed your associate degree at CVTC, if you are interested in pursuing further education, we have agreements with several institutions. To view a list of CVTC’s transfer agreements, click here.


  • Industrial Machinery Mechanic
  • Machine Assembler
  • Set-Up Technician
  • Electromechanical Equipment Assembler
  • Electrical Equipment Assembler
  • Gainful Employment Data

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