Industrial Mechanical Technician

Program Number: 10-462-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac
This program is eligible for financial aid

The industrial and mechanical sectors run on machinery. Step up to the challenge and keep operations up and running as an industrial mechanical technician with Moraine Park Technical College’s hands-on Industrial Mechanical Technician associate degree.

About the Program

If you like fixing things and the challenge you’ll face when no two days are the same, a career as an industrial mechanical technician may be right for you!

MPTC’s Industrial Mechanical Technician degree gives students hands-on experience operating, repairing and maintaining machinery and equipment in an industrial environment.

Upon graduation, students can seek entry-level employment in the industrial mechanical maintenance field. For individuals already in the field, elective course-work can be taken to advance your skill-set.

Graduates can also enter a skilled trade or pursue a leadership role in a skilled trade.

What You'll Learn

Our industrial mechanical technician training includes both classroom and lab experiences in metal fabrication, machining, materials science, refrigeration, hydraulics, lubrication, pipefitting, welding, graphics and electrical controls. Students also learn concepts of component selection, power transmission application, repair and replacement of failed components, alignment, failure analysis, and preventative and predictive maintenance techniques.

Number Title Crs
Semester 1
103-159 Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
620-101 DC Circuits 3
620-102 AC Circuits 3
801-136 English Composition 1 3
804-195 College Algebra With Applications 3
890-101 College 101 2
Total 15
Semester 2
620-103 Semiconductor Devices 3
620-104 Digital Electronics 3
620-115 AC-DC Machinery and Motor Controls 4
804-196 Trigonometry with Applications 3
809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
Total 16
Semester 3
413-105 National Electrical Code for Maintenance 3
462-108 Interpreting Engineering Drawings 2
462-109 Industrial Motor Controls and Troubleshooting 3
620-105 Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 1 2
6 Additional Technical Studies Credits
Total 16
Semester 4
462-110 Industrial Fluid Distribution Systems 1
620-106 Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2 3
6 Additional Technical Studies Credits
801-197 Technical Reporting 3
809-1xx Social Science Course 3
Total 16
Total Credits 63