Electronic Assembly and Fabrication
Technology and Health Division
The Electronic Assembly and Fabrication Certificate is intended to prepare students to enter the electronics field as assembly and fabrication technicians. The program provides a series of courses to meet the needs of industry in assembly, soldering/de-soldering skills and fabrication for both through-hole and surface mount devices (SMD). Included are skills for various types of cabling and connections.
Electronic fundamentals (test instruments, basic electrical measurements, color-codes, schematic symbols, device outlines, etc.) are provided in the introductory courses. Complete surface mount technology (SMT) skills are taught with a culmination in the IPC7711/IPC7721 rework and repair of electronic assemblies certification. Recertification is required every two years.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
- design, fabricate, and populate a through-hole circuit board.
- communicate, both verbally and in writing, knowledge of electrical concepts and their application to the observed behaviors of circuits and systems.
Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
|ELEC 50A||Electronic Circuits - Direct Current (DC)||4|
|ELEC 50B||Electronic Circuits (AC)||4|
|or EST 50||Electrical Fundamentals for Cable Installations|
|ELEC 61||Electronic Assembly and Fabrication||3|
|ELEC 62||Advanced Surface Mount Assembly and Rework||2|