Electronic Systems Technology - Level I
Technology and Health Division
This is a fast-track certificate program within the fields of information and electronic technology. These fields are growing at rapid rates. The program provides job skills in the areas of low voltage cable and wire installations used in the telephone industry, computer networks (business and home), home theater, home automation, and home security systems (integrated home systems). Typical job titles in these areas are data or cable technician, low-voltage wiring technician, home theater installer, consumer electronics service technician and security system installer. The program prepares the student for the California State Contractors C-7 Low Voltage Systems license. The program encompasses a total of 29-29.5 Units comprising two levels of certification. The Level I certification (15-15.5 Units) develops skills in electrical fundamentals, fabrication techniques, cabling and wiring standards for voice, video and data, and basic computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, database and the Internet. Level II certification (14 Units) adds customer relations and advanced skills in the installation, calibration, setup, maintenance, and troubleshooting of home theater systems, home automation, and home security systems. A course on preparing for the C-7 license or troubleshooting digital TV with LCD, plasma, and DLP video displays is included.
|Course Prefix||Course Name||Units|
|ELEC 11||Technical Applications in Microcomputers||3-3.5|
|or CISB 15||Microcomputer Applications|
|EST 50||Electrical Fundamentals for Cable Installations||4|
|EST 52||Fabrication Techniques for Cable Installations||4|
|EST 54||Cabling and Wiring Standards||4|
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