MCC graduates are ready for work in a wide range of manufacturing and power companies.
Their work is essential to keep industrial systems functioning properly and safely.
You will learn electrical principles, electrical blueprint reading and electric motor
controls. You will build your skills through extensive laboratory and troubleshooting
What you'll do
Maintain the electrical/mechanical equipment in a modern manufacturing facility
Work on conveyors, automated machinery, robotic work cells and programmable logic
Apply electrical theory and related knowledge to test and modify electrical/mechanical
machinery and control equipment
Attention to detail, initiative and analytical thinking are essential skills
Job functions are based on electrical principles and incorporate several different
maintenance skill sets
Career and salary information
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Transfer made simple
Many MCC students plan to transfer. Whatever your transfer destination, we'll work
to make sure your credits move easily. That's why we're experts at it.
We've worked out specific transfer agreements with many four-year colleges and universities,
so make sure you speak with an academic advisor before enrolling, particularly since
transfer agreements can change based on curriculum revisions.
MCC is a great value. Our tuition is one of the lowest in the area - about 1/3 that of public four-year schools and
a tiny fraction of private colleges. We offer many ways to pay plus a tuition payment
plan to make it even easier to afford college.
Some of the personal characteristics needed for this career:
Physical ability: Must be physically fit and able to lift at least 75 pounds on a regular basis. Certain
aspects of millwright work require lifting, pulling and holding heavy tools, equipment
and other objects. There is also a lot of stooping and standing for long stretches.
Attention to detail: Ability to focus and be thorough with details.
Independence: Ability to work with little or no supervision and depend on yourself to complete
Dependability: Responsible, reliable and dependable to fulfill obligations.
Analytical thinking: Logic in analyzing work-related issues and problems.
Concern for others: Be aware and sensitive to the needs and feelings of others, as well as being helpful
and understanding on the job.
Innovation: Creativity and alternative thinking to solve work-related problems and develop new
Cooperation: Positive, pleasant attitude in order to work in a team environment.
Initiative: Willingness to take on tasks, responsibilities and challenges.
Persistence: Ability to stick with difficult job tasks in the face of adversity to fulfill work
Self control: Must be able to stay calm, focused and composed even in adverse situations, and control
emotions, anger and aggressive behavior.
You'll experience a very hands-on and interactive learning environment. Classes are
small for personal instruction. You'll get dedicated instructors and excellent student
services--all at an affordable cost.
Our classes combine instructor-led and online learning with hands-on lab work.
Industry professionals teach convenient evening classes.