This program provides you with the necessary tools to develop the knowledge and practical skills required to work in the field of electronics. You focus on practical applications to solve technical problems in areas such as telecommunications, industrial electronics and controls and microcomputers.
Electronic Engineering Technicians are employed in many industries, including manufacturing, telecommunications, environmental, alternative energy, marine, military and transportation. They're trained to assemble, install, test, maintain and repair electronic/electrical equipment and systems.
Good technicians are respected for being experts in troubleshooting and defining problems. Throughout the program, you develop technical skills for the electronic field and study mathematics, electrical circuits, microcontroller applications, electric machines, solid state circuits, electronic fabrication, high reliability soldering and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). There's a strong emphasis on hands-on learning, with extensive lab and project work.