Industrial Mechanical Technician
Why choose Industrial Mechanical Technician?
- Machines are the lifeblood of manufacturing. Without industrial mechanics, these industries would cease to exist.
- A great career for those who would like to combine knowledge of mechanical principles, electrical systems, and computer programming in the troubleshooting and repair of sophisticated equipment.
- Provides numerous career opportunities in central Wisconsin with excellent pay and room to advance.
Wisconsin Rapids Campus
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494
Full-Time or Part-Time
Length of Program: Two Years
Start Dates: Fall or Spring
Start at any time or location by taking general education courses.
What You'll Learn
Mid-State’s Industrial Mechanical Technician program will give you the hands-on foundation necessary to confidently maintain, repair, and operate mechanical and electrical machinery and equipment in an industrial environment.
You will learn to align, maintain, repair, and replace machine components as well as gain understanding of predictive and preventive maintenance, reliability-centered maintenance, automation, and many other topics. The program emphasizes safety in the workplace and includes many hands-on and interactive classroom experiences and lab/shop activities.
Estimated Entire Program Cost
Cost based on the 2023/24 academic year.
- Tuition & Fees: $10,499.00
- Books: $1,920.80
- Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $58.00
- Total Estimated Cost: $12,477.80
Financial Aid Eligibility
This program is eligible for full Financial Aid
This course has options available to receive credit for prior learning (CPL) or work experience.
|10605105||Electrical Circuits I||3|
|10804118||Intermediate Algebra with Applications||4|
|10801136||English Composition 1||3|
|10462132||Machine Shop Fundamentals||3|
|10462122||Preventive, Predictive, and RCM||2|
|Term Total||15 Credits|
|10462133||Electric Controls for Industrial Automation||3|
|10804196||Trigonometry with Applications||3|
|10623106||Introduction to AutoCAD||1|
|10623114||Intro to Inventor||1|
|Term Total||15 Credits|
|10462104||Fluid Process Systems||3|
|10605117||Automation 1 - Beginning PLC||3|
|10462106||Mechanical Power Transmission||3|
|10809198||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|10462131||Industrial Electric Power Applications||2|
|10442117||Welding Fundamentals 1||1|
|10442118||Welding Fundamentals 2||1|
|Term Total||16 Credits|
|10806143||College Physics 1||3|
|-or-||10806154||General Physics 1||4|
|10809166||Introduction to Ethics: Theory and Application||3|
|10457119||Fabrication Fundamentals 1||1|
|10462120||Industrial Hydraulics & Pneumatics||3|
|10605118||Automation 2 - Advanced PLC||3|
|10457120||Fabrication Fundamentals 2||1|
|Term Total||14-15 Credits|
|Program Total||60-61 Credits|
MICHAEL SCHULTZ, BS, MS
Michael earned his master of science degree from Eastern Kentucky University and is an authorized general industry trainer for OSHA 10 and 30. He has 18 years of industry experience and continually advances his own education. He also visits and connects with employers in manufacturing to maintain relationships and make connections between the experiences of his students and the needs of employers.
“Teaching in a technical college is a two-way street. I share my experiences with my students, and each student brings insight and experience as well. This cooperative dynamic enriches the learning for all of us.”
- Industrial Machinery Mechanic
- Maintenance Technician
- Predictive Maintenance (PM) Technician
- Automation/Robotic Technician
- Field Service Technician
- Industrial Maintenance Technician
- Maintenance Helper
- Maintenance Mechanic
- Packaging Maintenance Mechanic
- Predictive/Preventive Maintenance Technician
- Quality Control Technician
High school students are eligible to enroll in this program and all courses required. Learn more about Mid-State Fast-Track.
Take the Next Step
“The Industrial Mechanical Technician program was a great experience that created many opportunities for me. Employers are seeking qualified individuals to work in their maintenance departments, and Mid-State’s hands-on training gave me the knowledge and skills needed to start my career in this field.”
Choose Your Path
Career pathways help you take your education one step at a time to maximize your investment and make college fit your life. Earn a credential and start using it in the workforce. Continue with another stack of related courses to gain a more advanced diploma or degree.
Transfer • Dual Credit • Credit for Prior Learning