Electromechanical Maintenance Technician | Western Technical College

Electromechanical Maintenance Technician

Technical Diploma

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From high tech to low tech, robotics to mining, the field of electro mechanics offers you variety and the opportunity to work with mechanical, electric, and electronic systems.

In this role, you’ll work with machine operators and with MMS (maintenance management system) software to maintain industrial equipment and keep operational uptime at an optimal level. When you complete the program, you may transfer directly into the second year of the Electromechanical Technology associate's degree program, or seek employment in the field.

*Please note that the delivery method for fall courses may change as the COVID-19 situation unfolds. Our goal is to ensure that teaching and learning happens in a safe environment. We will communicate updates as quickly as possible.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Electromechanical Maintenance Technician

This program will cost about $5,100* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Graduation Employment Stats

Western conducts a follow-up survey of all grads six months after graduation to find out if they are employed in a job related to their program, how much they are making, and where they are employed.

Survey information is not currently available for this program. Please contact a Career Coach or call 606-785-9200 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Maintenance Workers, Machinery
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion
  • Perform work safely
  • Apply basic troubleshooting process for electrical and mechanical systems and devices
  • Repair basic electrical and mechanical systems
  • Communicate technical information

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in reading, sentence skills, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the waivers here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

Career Pathways

This program is part of a career pathway, a laddered approach to career education. It allows you to earn employer-recognized credentials that lead to job and career advancement.

Electromechanical Maintenance Technician

Career Pathways

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