12-credit Technical Certificate
Time to Degree
Less than 1 year
August / January
Gain advanced skills in machine maintenance using the latest technology. Explore electronic
devices, basic digital logic, programmable controllers and troubleshooting techniques.
Study the principles and daily applications of liquid flow, plus hydraulic components
and their operational functions.
Deadlines To Know*
Fall 2024 Start
- Application Opens: September 1, 2023
- Application Deadline: August 5, 2024
Spring 2024 Start
- Application Opens: April 1, 2023
- Application Deadline: January 8, 2024
Summer 2024 Start
- This program cannot be started in summer.
* Submit all checklist items by the application deadline. Apply early; deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.
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.
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 opportunities in various industrial maintenance related career paths.
Get training in hydraulics, mechanical system troubleshooting, equipment install and
alignment, and PLC 1.
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.