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The Electronic Systems Technology Certificate Program is an intensive program that provides students with knowledge and skill-based training to work in entry-level positions in various industries. It is taught 4 days per week in morning or evening sessions for a total of 5 terms in 60 weeks. The program is 15 months for both day and evening sessions. Students must participate in 225-day or evening class sessions to complete the program.

The objective of this program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions capable of installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting basic electronic equipment and systems in either industrial or commercial electronic fields.

Through electives, these graduates may be further qualified for entry-level employment with organizations involved in installation, maintenance, and training for computer networking.

Program Overview

Electronic Systems Technology The Electronic Systems Technology Certificate Program is specifically designed to equip the graduate with entry-level skills in analog and digital electronics, personal computers, basic networking, basic wiring, motor controls and PLC skills.

Elective course choices allow the student to pursue additional courses of their choice which include computer repair, networking and network security, as well as electrical wiring methods, web design, instrumentation principles and safety courses. Studies include classroom and laboratory work in these areas:

  • Direct Current Circuits
  • Basic Electronics
  • Fundamentals of Analog Electronics
  • Diodes and Transistors
  • Op-Amps and Integrated Circuits

Laboratory experiments in each of these sections thoroughly familiarize students with the associated principles. The classroom theory is immediately applied in carefully designed laboratory projects.

After analog electronics, the digital section commences with detailed classroom and laboratory experiments using troubleshooting equipment and circuit components. Troubleshooting skills are developed as students successfully add to their knowledge in this very exciting field.

Intro to PC Office Applications course familiarizes the student with Microsoft Office software such as Word and Excel. Computer hardware and software configuration as well as operating systems are included in three A+ courses as an elective choice. Two computer networking courses are in the program with additional computer classes as elective options. For the student that may desire to work in the security or controls field, there are core course choices of relay logic and motor controls as well as programmable controls. The 60.5 QCH earned in this certificate program will apply toward an Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) Degree in Automation & Electronic Systems Technology.

Program Teaching Methods

The teaching methods used in this program include classroom theory and lab sessions that are coupled with an atmosphere solidly based on “real work” industrial concepts. Studies are individualized and progress is monitored with assignments, quizzes, and laboratory evaluations.

Electronic Systems Technician Job Description

Electronic Systems Technicians work with electrical and electronic devices, equipment, and systems. Their typical responsibilities include:

  • Installing, maintaining, assembling, and repairing electrical devices and systems
  • Performing tests and diagnosing malfunctions and defects
  • Implementing electronic systems and products
  • Performing routine maintenance and service checks to keep electronics functioning correctly
  • Setting up and calibrating electronics systems using schematics and diagrams
  • Upgrading electronics, technology, and software systems
  • Creating reports for technological procedures and report to the supervisors
  • Assisting with recruitment and employee training

Communicating with customers, team members, engineers, or management when necessary

Industry Career Paths

Graduates may apply their Electronic Systems Technology skills to their present occupations or become employed with different industrial groups such as:

  • Avionic Technician
  • Broadcasting Technician
  • Computer Repair Technician
  • Control Systems Technician
  • Electronic Engineer Assistant
  • Government Electronic Technician
  • Security Technician
  • Mechanical Technician
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Installation and Maintenance for Computer Networking

How Career Services Help

Electronic Engineer AssistantITI Technical College is committed to assisting students and graduates in the pursuit of rewarding employment in their field of study. While we cannot guarantee employment upon graduation, ITI works to assist students and graduates with employment opportunities before and after graduation. We believe a technical career often provides a better salary, working conditions, and self-image, which consequently result in A BETTER LIFE for our students and graduates.

Why Choose ITI Technical College

ITI Technical College faculty and staff are dedicated to student success from instructing to counseling. Instructors deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum and academic counselors focus on ensuring students have the tools needed for success.

Since 1973, ITI Technical College has graduated thousands of students in technical programs. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges to ensure students receive the best education and training possible.

How To Apply

It is easy to find out if the Electronic Systems Technology Certificate Program is right for you and how to enroll. Start by calling one of our Admissions Specialists at (877) 591-1070 and schedule a tour today.

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