• Electronics Systems Technology

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    Students who are interested in the field of robotics and aerospace engineering would benefit from enrolling in this program. Students who gain hands-on experience and theoretical knowledge necessary to produce, calibrate, test, assemble, install and perform maintenance on electronic equipment. The experience gained in this program provides students with a head start in pursuing electronics in college or by entering directly into the workforce.

    Sample Career Skills

    Beginner

    • Learn about OSHA industry-standard safety regulations
    • Identify, select and demonstrate proper hand tool use for electronics work

    Intermediate

    • Apply the concept of Ohm's Law to determine current, voltage or resistance
    • Demonstrate types and usage of a soldering iron/desoldering equipment  

    Advanced

    • Construct and analyze the phase shift between input and output of an inverting IC Op-Amp
    • Have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through a co-op, internship or job placement with a real-world employer 

     
  • Certifications 

     
    Certified Electronics Technican Associate (CETA) Certificate
     
    Fanuc Robotics
     
    Safety and Pollution 2 (SP2)
     
    Soldering Certificate (CEA)
     
    Student Electronics Technician (SET) Certificate
     
     

    College Credits 

     
    Open Dual Enrollment Credits
    Delaware County Community College
     
    Concurrent Dual Enrollment Credits
    Delaware County Community College
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
     
    SOAR Credits
    Clarion University
    Lehigh Carbon Community College
    Montgomery County Community College
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
    Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
     
    1:1 Articulation Credits
    Pittsburgh Technical Institute
    St. Francis University
     
     

    Workplace Opportunities

     
    Upperclassmen may be hired at local companies, such as: BOY Machine, Inc., Haverford Systems and IFM Effector. Co-ops allow students to work during their school day, earn real-world experience and build their resumes.
     
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    The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS).  Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Review the task list 
Last Modified on May 18, 2020