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Program Name:
Electromechanical Technology

Program Number:
10-620-1

Length of Study:
2 years

Type of Degree/Diploma:
Associate Degree

Offered At These Colleges:
Chippewa Valley
Blackhawk
Fox Valley
Gateway
Lakeshore
Northcentral
Northeast Wisconsin
Southwest Wisconsin
Western

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Program Overview:
In the manufacturing environment of today there is a need for technicians who are able to work with electrical and electronic controls, utilize computers and computer-based controls, as well as understand how these controls integrate with hydraulics, pneumatics and other mechanical drive elements to form automated systems. An Electromechanical Technician must have knowledge of automated systems, computers, robots, computer-controlled machine tools, programmable logical controllers, fluid power systems, motors and motor controls and mechanical drives and mechanisms. The Electromechanical Technology program provides the training, both theory and hands-on, necessary to enter this occupation. With this training a graduate will be able to seek employment in a wide variety of well-paying industrial settings, where challenges and new learning experiences occur everyday.

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation:
$39,309

Some Occupations Related to This Career:
Electromechanical Technician
Electronic Technician
Maintenance Mechanic
Industrial Electrician
Control Design Drafter

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