13-credit Technical Certificate
Time to Degree
Less than 1 year
August / January
Learn to maintain machines and keep the shop operating smoothly with maintenance fundamentals
including electricity, stressing units, series and parallel circuits, magnetism, inductance,
capacitance, generators, motors and basic AC circuits.
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.
How To Start
- Prospective certificate students do not need to complete an application for admission to WCTC.
- First semester students may register during Open Registration for General Public.
- Prerequisite and program restrictions may apply.
- After the start of their first class, students must declare their intent to complete
- Certificate students are eligible to receive priority registration for their second
This certificate 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
Prepare for entry-level opportunities in various industrial maintenance related career
Get training in industrial electricity, safety, blueprint reading, math and mechanical
Develop skills in WCTC’s state-of-the-art Terry Lutz Integrated Manufacturing Center.
Industrial maintenance technicians repair and maintain commercial or industrial machinery
to ensure the machines'...
Maintenance technicians perform tasks involving the maintenance, modification and
repair of electrical...
Earn certificates, technical diplomas and/or industry credentials along this pathway.
Start with some courses for entry-level employment, and continue with additional courses
for higher wages and job advancement.
Industrial Maintenance Technician Pathway
Earn credit for prior learning for the college-level knowledge and skills that you've already acquired through advanced
high school classes, previous ollege coursework, self-study, military training work
or volunteer experience.
WCTC has credit transfer agreements with many four-year institutions that allow our degree graduates to transfer credits
into a baccalaureate program, often at junior-level standing.
More Credit Opportunities
Dual enrollment offers high school students an opportunity to get a head start in
high-demand fields while earning college credits.
You may have the opportunity to obtain credit for the college-level skills and knowledge
you've already acquired through prior coursework, work experience and more.