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Career Area: Manufacturing
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-462-1
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Industrial mechanical technician

Industrial Mechanical Technician Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Maintenance Mechanic
Machine Tool Technician
Industrial Mechanic

Average Median Wage


Industrial Mechanical Technician Programs

Always in demand, Industrial Mechanical Technicians are required to operate, repair, and maintain machinery and equipment in an industrial environment. Students will be introduced to industrial mechanical maintenance utilizing both classroom and lab experiences, including metal fabrication, machining, materials science, refrigeration, hydraulics, lubrication, pipefitting, welding, graphics, and electrical controls. Students will also learn concepts of component selection, power transmission application, repair and replacement of failed components, alignment, failure analysis, and preventative and predictive maintenance techniques. Successful graduates will be well prepared for an entry-level position in industrial maintenance, entrance into a skilled trade, or the opportunity to enhance a skilled trade with an associate degree.

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