Manufacturing Maintenance

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus
  • Pathway: Manufacturing, Construction & Transportation
  • Program Code: 32-462-1
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: Technical Diploma
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Manufacturing Maintenance Diploma


Find your future in the manufacturing industry with a role in the fast-growing field of manufacturing maintenance. Through this program, you will gain hands-on, practical experience related to installing, maintaining, diagnosing and repairing equipment used in manufacturing industries, as well as develop the skills for maintaining manufacturing facilities/building systems.

There is strong demand for maintenance workers at manufacturing sites.

Additional program details: You will gain hands-on, practical experience in welding, hydraulics, HVAC, electricity, mechanical fundamentals and machine alignment through this program. Also build up your skills in electronics; learn and apply predictive and preventive maintenance methods; the basics of analysis, vibration analysis and basic rigging.

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Detailed Program Information

2021-22 Curriculum

Course Course Name Credits
CONSTR-302 OSHA Safety/CPR for the Trades ‡ 1
ELECTY-308 Basic Skills for Electrical Wiring ‡ 2
ELECTY-390 Principles of Electricity 1 3
ENG-340 Workplace Communication 2
HVAC1-300 Basic Refrigeration/System Operation 4
HVAC1-325 Oil Furnace Service and Maintenance 3
MACHTL-360 Metrology 1
QLTYIN-103 MSSC Safety 1
QLTYIN-104 MSSC Quality 1
ELECTY-328 Electric Motor Control Wiring ‡ 2
ELECTY-391 Principles of Electricity 2 ‡ 2
HVAC1-301 Introduction to Refrigeration Service/Applications ‡ 4
HVAC1-326 Gas Furnace Servicing and Maintenance ‡ 3
MATH-113 College Technical Mathematics 1A ‡ 3
MDRAFT-385 Machine Blueprint Reading 1 1
QLTYIN-105 MSSC Process 1
QLTYIN-106 MSSC Maintenance 1
HYDPNU-330 Basic Hydraulics/Pneumatics 5
HYDPNU-338 Mechanical Systems 4
MFGMNT-352 Mechanical Drives 1 2
WELD-300 Fundamentals of Arc Welding 1
WELD-301 General Arc Welding ‡ 2
HYDPNU-336 Fluid Power Circuits 4
MACHTL-346 Machine Shop for Related Trades 2
MFGMNT-332 Rigging and Lifting 2
MFGMNT-353 Mechanical Drives 2 ‡ 2
MFGMNT-359 Mechanical Fabrication 2
WELD-305 Fundamentals of Oxyfuel Welding 1

‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

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2021-2022 Program Card

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Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
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Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Calendar

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate safe work procedures
  • Install industrial equipment and systems
  • Maintain industrial equipment and systems
  • Troubleshoot industrial equipment and systems
  • Repair industrial equipment and systems
  • Communicate technical information

Career Outlook

There is strong demand for maintenance workers at manufacturing sites.

Possible Careers

Field Service Technician
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Mechanic
Press Mechanic
Maintenance and Repair Mechanic
Automation Technician


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Last updated: 08/30/2021