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Mechatronics Technician

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Degree Type
24-credit Apprenticeship

Program Code

Time to Degree
More than 2 years

Start Date

How You'll Learn

  • On Campus
  • Daytime

Automated systems have become standard in many industries to provide reliable ways to program and control machine movements. Explore robotics and programmable logic controllers, and discover how automation principles apply to business/industry. Receive high-quality, hands-on classroom instruction that complements on-the-job apprenticeship training critical for success in the industrial trades.

How To Start

  • Obtain employment for apprenticeship training; this is the responsibility of the individual seeking an apprenticeship.
  • While WCTC provides related apprenticeship instruction, the student does not need to apply to the college.
  • The State of Wisconsin oversees the apprenticeship system and will contact WCTC to set a class schedule.
  • The class schedule will be sent to the student from WCTC.

Obtain further information about apprenticeship programs by contacting the local apprenticeship representative. Visit the state's Department of Workforce Development website for more.

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Contact Us

Apprenticeship Administrative Assistant

Lindsey Mushall

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Enrollment team by filling out our online form or by email at

Potential Careers

If you are an analytical problem solver skilled in math, enjoy a technical challenge, and you have an interest in combining elements of mechanical and electrical systems with electronics, a job in mechatronics may be right for you. Those in this field commonly work to solve technical problems and maintain automated mechanical equipment.

  • Mechatronics Technician
High School Eligibility

This program is open to qualified high school applicants. Learn more >

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Career Salaries

$46,000 – $64,000 annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

Financial Aid

This apprenticeship does not qualify for financial aid. To qualify for most federal financial aid, a student must be enrolled in a technical diploma or associate degree program.

What Makes This Program Unique

  1. Develop skills in WCTC’s state-of-the-art Terry Lutz Integrated Manufacturing Center, which features flexible, automated work cells.
  2. Learn about machine and process integration, and work on the latest in training simulators.
  3. Once you complete your apprenticeship, you will be on your way to a successful long-term career with competitive wages and little or no educational debt.

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