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Career Area: Manufacturing
Program Number: 50-605-1
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Technicians install, service and maintain electrical equipment including plant lighting and receptacle circuits, motors, starters, motor control centers, programmable controllers, control panels and transformers. They may service high voltage transformers and transmission lines.

Details and Requirements

  • 5-year training program
  • 9,392 hours on-the-job training
  • 1,008 hours paid related instruction
  • Additional related instruction may be required
  • Classroom training includes study of electrical codes, electronics, electrical systems, safety, controllers, instrument mechanics and process measurements

Apprenticeship Information

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Entry requirements vary by employer
  • Physically able to perform trade
  • Applicants apply directly to participating employers

Wisconsin Technical College Industrial Instrumentation Programs

Industrial Instrumentation
Northcentral Industrial Instrumentation at Northcentral