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Electronic Technology 1

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This program is the first of two programs which complete the Electronic Technology Program.  It offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the manufacturing career cluster.  Students completing this program will meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in soldering and basic laboratory practices.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in basic DC circuits.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in advanced DC circuits.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in AC circuits.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in solid state devices.

The content also includes but is not limited to Direct current (DC) circuits, alternating current (AC) circuits and analog circuits; solid state and digital devices; microprocessors; use of circuit diagrams and schematics; soldering and chassis assembly techniques; laboratory practices; and technical recording and reporting.  Students completing this course will be employable as a Electrical or Electronic Equipment Tester.

COURSES:

Electronics Assembler                                               EEV0010

Electronics Tester                                                      EEV0100

(Prerequisite:  EEV0010)

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK:

Qualified applicants, including those with technical vocational training and certification, should have the best job opportunities in the manufacturing sector, particularly in growing, high technology industries, such as aerospace and electro-medical devices.*

SALARY RANGE:

In the state of Florida, electronic repairers may earn an annual salary between $27,907 – $50,979.*  Nationally, electronic installers and repairers may earn between $30,020 – $82,710 per year.**

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Standard career and technical program admission procedures apply.
  • High school diploma — standard or GED strongly recommended.
  • Drug screen
  • Interviews may be scheduled for applicants meeting criteria and deadline.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:

Students may earn a course certificate at the end of each course listed above upon successful completion of course requirements. Upon completion of all program requirements, students earn a Certificate of Completion in Electronic Technology 1.

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:

Associate Certified Electronics Technician (CETa) certification is a nationally recognized certification for students completing the Electronic Technology program.  The cost for taking the examination is included in the program costs.

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

For the July 2017 class, applications are due by April 6, 2017. However, applications will be accepted until the class fills.

INFORMATION SESSIONS:

All students planning to apply for the 2017 Electronic Technology 1 program are strongly recommended to attend one of the following information sessions:

July/August 2017 Class | Brewster Hall on MTC Campus | 6:00pm

1/23/2017, 2/13/2017, 3/6/2017, and 4/10/17

MORE INFORMATION:

For more information regarding the Electronic Technology 1 program, email Earl Scott at Earl.Scott@marion.k12.fl.us.