This diploma program is designed to prepare you for an entry level position as an industrial mechanic or maintenance position. You will troubleshoot, repair, and maintain industrial machinery and equipment. Electromechanical technicians use their electrical-mechanical skills to operate, test, and repair systems, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, and various other manufacturing and processing equipment and systems.

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Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $6,912.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $6,948.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

Required Classes for Electromechanical Technician | Dipl

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
ELE 101 Industrial Safety 1
ELE 112 Basic Electrical Theory 3
MFG 125 Intro to Automation 4
ELE 195 Motor Control 3
IND 146 Mech Power Transmission I 3
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
BPT 114 Instrumentation I 2
ELE 210 Programmable Controllers 4
ELT 102 Blueprint Reading 2
IND 462 Pumps 2
ELE 313 Variable Frequency Drives for Motor Control 2
EGT 420 PLTW - Digital Electronics 3
COM 723 Workplace Communications 3

All students must attend the summer Program Orientation, or must meet/contact their Electromechanical Technician program advisor prior to taking their first course.

All part-time students must meet with a Electromechanical Technician program advisor to develop a sequential Plan of Study prior to taking their first course. (failure to do so may result in the student taking longer to complete the program)

Students must take their program core courses in sequence, and during the same semester as is reflected on the published Plan of Study.

Entrance Requirements

Submit your official high school/college transcripts to

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Dave McDonald
Electronic Engineering Technology Instructor
712.274.8733 Ext. 1281
Sioux City Campus, Room L415
Bill Koontz
Industrial Electrician Instructor
712.274.8733 Ext. 1358
Sioux City Campus, Room B115
Greg Strong
Division Chair
712.274.8733 Ext. 1480
Sioux City, Room B109

More Information

Advisory Board

Kyle Blankenburg Rock Tenn
Matt Dolphin Wells' Dairy
Craig Gehring Van Meter Supply
Mark Hatterman Thompson Teledata
Jeff Meinen Van Meter Supply
Troy Sather Fanuc Robotics
Troy Skokan Echo Electric Supply
Austin Van Den Top Stateline Electric
Jason Glover Thompson Automation
Ryan Lias Echo Automation & Controls
Jason Anson Interstates Control Systems, Inc.
Alfredo Velasquez Tyson Foods
Bharat Pavuluru Besser
Russ Spearman Stateline Electric
Richard Criss Thompson Electric
Evan LaFrance Empirical Foods
Brian Goeden Empirical Foods
Chris Rosener Rocklin Manufacturing Co.