Electronics Engineering

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CIP Code: 15.0303

Instructor: Adam Spangler


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Program Overview

This program prepares students for high-demand, life sustaining, STEM careers in the engineering and manufacturing automation fields. Students will learn how to break down large, seemingly impossible challenges into doable steps using the engineering design process. Electronics Technology makes math come alive as a language for predicting the behavior of electrical circuits, and teaches students to understand electronic components and circuits both mathematically and intuitively. The Electronics Technology Program’s comprehensive curriculum covers topics such as engineering philosophy, principles, ethics, safety and quality control. Students learn a wide variety of skills, including computer-aided design, mechanical drawing, robotics, circuit fabrication, and precision measurement.

Is this Career Right For You?

  • Are you logical and analytical?
  • Can you solve problems?
  • Do you enjoy programming robots?
  • Do you prefer project based learning or activities?
  • Do you practice critical thinking skills?

Inside the Industry

OCCUPATIONLOCAL WAGE
Electro-Mechanical Technicians $57,300
Engineering Technicians $68,470
Robotics Technicians $50,000
Robotics Operators $31,671
Electrical Engineer $91,710

Electronics Technology students at work, photo 1        Electronics Technology students at work, photo 2        Electronics Technology students at work, photo 3

  

 Competencies 

 Possible Careers 

  • Electronics control Technician
  • Electronics Repair Technician
  • Electronics Bench Technician
  • Electronics Test Technician
  • Electronics Equipment Technician
  • Electronics Assembly Technician
  • RF Electronic Technician
  • Digital Systems Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Office Equipment Technician
  • Nanofabrication Technician
  • Mechatronics Technician
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineer
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineer
  • Electronics Control Engineer
  • Electrical/Electronics Design Engineer

 Potential Certifications 

PA Skills Certificate (NOCTI)

  • Electronics Technician Association Accreditation- Certified Administrator
  • Certified Electronics Technician-Association (CET-A)
  • Customer Service Specialist (CSS)
  • Certified Residential Electronics Systems Installer (RESI)
  • Certified Commercial Radio Operator License (CRO)
  • Federal Communication Commision-1st Class Radio Operator (FCC)
  • Certified Leviton Equipment Technician (LET)
  • Mobile Electronics Certified Professional (MECP)

C-Tech Certification Program

  • Telecommunications Specialist
  • Network Cabling Specialist

Comptia A+ Certification

 Statewide Articulation Agreements