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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.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Occupational Specific (24 Credits)

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Options
Maintenance Technician Related 1
50-413-501
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Focuses on maintaining a safe work environment, basic math, physics.
Maintenance Technician Related 2
50-413-502
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Focuses on alternating current, print reading, and National Electrical Code.
Maintenance Technician Related 3
50-413-503
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Focuses on National Electrical Code and motor controls.
Maintenance Technician Related 4
50-413-504
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Focuses on electrical alternating and direct current motors and transformers.
Maintenance Technician Related 5
50-423-535
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Focuses on maintaining a safe work environment, print reading, mechanical power transmission, precision measurement, bearings and belts.
Maintenance Technician Related 6
50-423-536
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Focuses on equipment installation, pumps and compressors, and alignment.
Maintenance Technician Related 7
50-413-507
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Focuses on solid state electronics and variable speed drives.
Maintenance Technician Related 8
50-413-508
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Focuses on PLC's (programmable logic controllers).
Maintenance Technician Related 9
50-423-539
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Focuses on couplings, conveyors, gears and gear boxes, and gear assemblies.
Maintenance Technician Related 10
50-423-550
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. 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
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. 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
2Credit
72
0
72 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. 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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