Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

Degree Type

24-credit Apprenticeship

Program Code

50-464-1

Time to Degree

More than 2 years

Start Date

August

How You'll Learn

On Campus

Daytime

Maintenance technicians perform tasks involving the maintenance, modification and repair of electrical and mechanical systems. Learn safety practices, machine operation and repair, metallurgy, electricity, hydraulics, pneumatics, blueprint reading, motor and logic controls, transformers, electrical codes and how to interpret schematics. Receive high-quality, hands-on classroom instruction that complements on-the-job apprenticeship training critical for success in the industrial trades.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

Additional Estimated Costs

  • Any PC with at least 8GB memory
  • Safety equipment (shoes/glasses): $100

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.

 

Program Details

Apprenticeship Administrative Assistant

Lynn Thiel
262.691.5160

WCTC Outreach

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at outreach@wctc.edu.

If you can work independently and are a solid problem solver with strong math, communication and literacy skills, a job as a millwright mechanic may be right for you. Those in this field maintain and repair stationary industrial machines along with mechanical equipment and automated systems. 

  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Millwright
  • Maintenance Technician

$34,000 – $57,000 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.

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

From day one, you will earn a paycheck guaranteed to increase over time as you learn the skills of your new career.

2

Upon completion of your apprenticeship, you will receive a nationally-recognized completion certification.

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.

Maintenance Technician

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