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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

Part of a career pathway, the ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician technical diploma credits apply toward the Automation Engineering Technology associate degree if you choose to continue your education. Call us at 715-833-6300 to learn more.

Career Opportunities

Automation Technician

Electrical Equipment Assembler

Electromechanical Equipment Assembler

Maintenance Technician

Test Technician

Graduate Employers


ITW Deltar Fasteners

Just the Facts

ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician
27 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program //
One Year

Delivery Method //

Program Location //
Eau Claire and River Falls

Program Location //
August in River Falls
January in Eau Claire

Start Months //
August and January

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


Financial Aid Eligible


Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost 

Term 1



Term 2






 Estimated Total: $4,981

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you can 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.

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.

// Program Outcomes


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


Yearly Salary

ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician professionals make an average starting salary of $52,336.


Regional Jobs

There are 73 job openings in the CVTC district for the ElectroMechanical Maintenance Technician industry.


Credits to Other Institutions

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.

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


Mechatronics Technician

Continue Your Learning

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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