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Maintenance Technician Apprentice

50-464-1 Apprenticeship (A) 24 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

If you enjoy working with your hands, this could be a good career choice for you. Maintenance technicians work on mechanical and electrical equipment and machines in paper mills, foundries, production mills, food processing, schools and hospitals. Your work could include installing equipment, repairing and replacing units, and maintaining equipment. You will learn how to use measuring devices, lathes, drill presses and various hand tools. You will also learn about electrical drawings, electrical motors, programmable logic controllers and solid state devices. The program includes paid on-the-job training and related instruction.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Occupational Specific (24 Credits)

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Maintenance Technician Related 1
50-413-501
2
Focuses on maintaining a safe work environment, basic math, physics.
Maintenance Technician Related 2
50-413-502
2
Focuses on alternating current, print reading, and National Electrical Code.
Maintenance Technician Related 3
50-413-503
2
Focuses on National Electrical Code and motor controls.
Maintenance Technician Related 4
50-413-504
2
Focuses on electrical alternating and direct current motors and transformers.
Maintenance Technician Related 5
50-423-535
2
Focuses on maintaining a safe work environment, print reading, mechanical power transmission, precision measurement, bearings and belts.
Maintenance Technician Related 6
50-423-536
2
Focuses on equipment installation, pumps and compressors, and alignment.
Maintenance Technician Related 7
50-413-507
2
Focuses on solid state electronics and variable speed drives.
Maintenance Technician Related 8
50-413-508
2
Focuses on PLC's (programmable logic controllers).
Maintenance Technician Related 9
50-423-539
2
Focuses on couplings, conveyors, gears and gear boxes, and gear assemblies.
Maintenance Technician Related 10
50-423-550
2
Focuses on proper installation and maintenance of pumps and compressors. Identify couplings and their applications, including alignment techniques and their related accuracy.
Maintenance Technician Rel 11
50-419-508
2
Is an introduction to the theories involved in fluid power transmission and includes the relationships of flow and volume to speed of operation. Focuses on safety and operation of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. Introduces students to reading schematics and blueprints with the opportunity to build and test common circuits.
Maintenance Technician Rel 12
50-423-541
2
Provides students with the understanding and application of preventive and predictive maintenance. Examines breakdown maintenance, scheduled maintenance, and predictive types of maintenance. Demonstrates the advantages as well as the disadvantages of these programs. The importance of managing documentation is also included.

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