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ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician Overview

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 Engineering Technology associate degree two-year program and enter the second year of Automation Engineering 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.

Career Opportunities

Automation Technician

Electrical Equipment Assembler

Electromechanical Equipment Assembler

Maintenance Technician

Test Technician

Just the Facts

ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician
24 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program //
One Year

Delivery Method //

Program Location //
Eau Claire and River Falls

Start Dates //
August in River Falls
January in Eau Claire

   Financial Aid Eligible

   Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost 

Term 1

$

1,958

Term 2

$

1,791

Books

$

704

Estimated Total:  $4,453

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in the ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician program.

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.

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.

ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician 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.

 

100%
Employed

100% of our recent ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician graduates got a job in the industry.

 

$48K
Yearly Salary

Our recent ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician graduates reported an average starting salary of $48,283.

 

300
Regional Jobs

There are 300 job openings in the CVTC district for the ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician industry.

 

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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

Automation Engineering Technology, Associate Degree

Apprenticeships

Mechatronics Technician

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