Maintenance Technician 1
Maintenance technicians keep the machine shop operating smoothly by ensuring machines are well maintained and functioning properly. Apply maintenance fundamentals in simulated and actual applications. Discuss topics such as the atomic nature of electricity, stressing units, series and parallel circuits, magnetism, inductance, capacitance, generators, motors and basic AC circuits.
Credits from this short-term certificate program may be applied toward the General Manufacturing AAS degree and other degree and diploma programs within the manufacturing area of the School of Applied Technologies.
|Course Num||Course Name||Credits|
|420-330||Industrial Blueprint Reading I||2||*|
Total Semester Credits
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)
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462-104 Industrial Safety
Learn about industrial safety concepts and ensuring safe work practices. Topics include OSHA, Lock out/Tag out, Personal Protective Equipment, Hazardous Communication, Electrical Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Machine Guarding, Fall Protection and Permit-Required Confined Spaces. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be issued the OSHA 30-hour for General Industry card.
462-350 Maintenance Fundamentals
Discuss topics such as the installation of motors and the fundamentals of mechanical power transmission systems such as shaft alignment, belt drives, and chain drives. Apply learned skills and basic tool usage to actual applications.
414-186 Industrial Electricity
The student will be introduced to topics such as the atomic nature of electricity, stressing electrical units, basic definitions and symbols, series and parallel circuits, magnetism, inductance, capacitance, generators, and basic alternating current circuits.
Approved Substitutes: 414-386 Industrial Electricity I; or 605-102 Introduction to Electronics
804-107 College Mathematics
Review and develop fundamental concepts of mathematics pertinent to the areas of arithmetic and algebra; geometry and trigonometry; and probability and statistics. Special emphasis is placed on problem solving, critical thinking and logical reasoning, making connections and using calculators. Topics include performing arithmetic operations and simplifying algebraic expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities in one variable, solving proportions and incorporating percent applications, manipulating formulas, solving and graphing systems of linear equations and inequalities in two variables, finding areas and volumes of geometric figures, applying similar and congruent triangles, converting measurements within and between U.S. and metric systems, applying Pythagorean Theorem, solving right and oblique triangles, calculating probabilities, organizing data and interpreting charts, calculating central and spread measures, and summarizing and analyzing data.
Approved Substitutes: 804-304 Industrial Math I; and 804-305 Industrial Math II
420-330 Industrial Blueprint Reading I
Learn universally applicable techniques for interpreting all mechanical and industrial drawings through the study of drawing standards, abbreviations, basic rules for dimensioning, and various types of sectional views. Become familiar with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
Approved Substitutes: 457-110 Blueprint Reading - Fab
Credit Transfer Opportunities
WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.
High School Transfer Opportunities
WCTC Credits Awarded
|420-330 Industrial Blueprint Reading I||2|
|804-304 Industrial Math I||2|
Four Year College Transfer Opportunities
Program Specific Agreements
There are currently no program specific college credit agreements for Maintenance Technician Level 1. For more information, contact your academic advisor.
There are currently no general college credit agreements for Maintenance Technician Level 1. For more information, contact your academic advisor.
UW-System Credit Transfer
If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.
Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.