School of Applied Technology

Electronics Technician (KET2)

Certificate of Completion
1142 Hours

This program provides a solid foundation for students desiring to enter the electronics technician field. The program covers the basic theory, laws, circuits, and fundamentals of AC/DC, solid-state and digital electronics. Students learn modern assembly and soldering techniques such as surface-mount and ceramic-soldering techniques. In addition, the student will learn how to use various test equipment for trouble-shooting and repair of electronic circuits. This course covers electronic components, how they function, and how to test devices.

Occupations in this Area

For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 17-3024.00 Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • 49-2011.00 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairer
  • 49-2094.00 Electrical and Electronics Repairer, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
  • 49-2097.00 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
  • 49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairer

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $2,398.20
  • Student Fees: $171.30
  • Lab Fees: $100.00 – $170.00
  • Books: $1,150.00 - Required the first day of class

Total Estimated Cost: $3,849.50
(subject to change without notice)

Financial Aid

PELL, VA

Requirements

TABE Test Required

  • Reading: 8.0
  • Math: 10.00

           Ability to distinguish differences in color

Available Class Schedules

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, Utah 84130-0808

Mon-Thu 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Mon-Thu 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Program soon moving to Wespointe ! (August 2014)

Advising Notes

Stand-alone or specific needs - All courses need to have their prerequisites confirmed by the Electronics department. Students must e-mail transcripts, etc., to department before registration/scheduling is approved.

Other

Stand-alone or specific needs - All courses need to have their prerequisites confirmed by the Electronics department. Students must e-mail transcripts, etc., to dept. before registration/scheduling is approved.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire substantive knowledge
  2. Communicate effectively
  3. Develop quantitative literacies
  4. Think critically and creatively
  5. Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
  6. Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
  7. Develop computer and information literacy

The student will be able to utilize and apply the IPC-A-610E workmanship standard to electronics assemblies.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate the ability to perform universal thru-hole assembly & repair technology to electronic assemblies.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate the ability to complete surface mount technology to electronic assemblies.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to apply Electronics Math concepts, Mathematics and Formulas, basic math, metric notation, algebra, and right-triangle trigonometry, statics, and utilize scientific calculators.  

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to utilize Technical Writing concepts, applying knowledge to demonstration and usage of lab reports, proposals, communications, and engineering lab project reports and related documentation.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate DC Fundamentals & Circuits concepts, electrical theory, calculations, circuit and component characteristics, circuit construction, test/measurements, schematics, troubleshooting, DC power supplies usage, DMM and analysis.  

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate AC Fundamentals & Circuits concepts, electrical theory, calculations, circuit and component characteristics, circuit construction, test/measurements, schematics, troubleshooting, usage of Oscilloscopes/Function Generator/ Frequency Counter/DMM and analysis.  

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate Analog Devices & concepts, electrical theory, calculations, circuit and component characteristics, circuit construction, test/measurements, schematics, troubleshooting, data sheets/pin-outs/electrical specifications, Active device handling precautions, and analysis.  

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate Digital Circuits & Application Fundamentals & concepts, electrical theory, calculations, circuit and component characteristics, circuit simplification, Boolean Algebra, circuit construction, test/measurements, schematics, troubleshooting, logic analyzers/logic probe usage, and analysis of timing diagrams.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge at an Associate Technician level, by obtaining CET certification.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of test & Measurement Instrumentation concepts, competencies, utilize all features and functions of Oscilloscopes, Waveform Generators, DMM, Logic analyzers, and Spectrum Analyzers, as well as what is current in the Test & Measurement Industry. 

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate Fiber Optics knowledge by performing various hands-on projects, splicing, installing connectors, and OTDR testing. Obtaining Fiber Optics Installer Certification (FOI) is another major demonstration of proficiency.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate Microprocessor fundamentals, hardware and software, assembly language programming, interface hardware, and how to load, edit and debug program code. 

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate Embedded Controllers fundamentals, including, hardware design, programming of controllers, interfacing and loading, editing, and debugging of program code.  

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate troubleshooting concepts, principles, techniques, and procedures for troubleshooting electronics circuits and equipment. Demonstration of proper selection and usage of various test equipment and schematic/block diagram documentation.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate usage of LabVIEW to create and utilize the application features for data acquisition, analysis, display applications, charts, graphs and buttons. Use the programming structures and data types, Apply basic design templates and architectures for applications, use various editing and debugging techniques, Create their own Vis, and obtain LabVIEW Associate Developer Certification.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge and application of RF Communications Principles, AM/FM, phase, pulse modulation, transmission lines/antennae, satellite transmission/reception, receivers/transmitters, analog/digital television, telephony, data, and GPS.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge and usage of Programmable Logic Controllers, aspects of programming, installation, maintaining procedures and hardware components. Development of wiring diagrams, Ladder Logic Programs, Programming of Timers, Counters, Data Manipulation, Sequencer and Shift Register Instructions. Troubleshooting of process control, Network Systems, SCADA and usage of the CLX Controllers.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

Electives Combined for 100 Hours. IPC options.

The student will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of IPC J-STD 001E and IPC/WHMA-A-620  by obtaining  CIS Certification.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

The student will be able to demonstrate and acquire specialized knowledge related to a Cooperative Externship.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

 

Required Courses: 950 Hours (Total Program 1142 Clock Hours )

Course

Title

Hours

Semesters

Prequisites

KELA 0172

IPC-A-610E Cert IPC Spec                            

36

A

 

KELA 0151

Univ. Assembly & Repair                            

72

A

IPC-A-610E or equivalent Industry Experience.

KELA 0161

Surface Mount Technology                        

72

A

IPC-A-610E, and KELA0151 or equivalent Industry Experience.

KET2 0101

Electronics Math                                        

100

A

 

KET2 0102

Technical Writing                                         

18

A

 

KET2 0103

DC Fundamentals & Circuits                     

120

A

Electronics Math, KET2-0101 or equivalent.

KET2 0104

AC Fundamentals & Circuits                     

120

A

DC Fundamentals & Circuits, KET2-0103 or equivalent.

KET2 0105

Analog Devices & Circuits                         

160

A

AC Fundamentals & Circuits, KET2-0104 or equivalent.

KET2 0106

Digital Circuits & Apps.                              

160

A

Analog Devices & Circuits, KET2-0105 or equivalent

KET2 0107

Technician Certification                              

32

A

 

KET2 0108 

Test & Measurement Instrumentation    

60

A

KET2-0106, or equivalent.

Elective Courses: (192 Hours) Select Any Two (Minimum 96 Hours Each) From The Following

Course

Title

Hours

Semesters

Prerequisites

KECT 0151

Fiber Optics Installer Certification             

96

A

 

KET2 0171

Microprocessor                                             

96

A

Completed Electronics Core or equivalent.

KET2 0172

Embedded Controllers                                 

96

A

Completed Electronics Core or equivalent.

KET2 0173

Troubleshooting                                            

96

A

Completed Electronics Core or equivalent.

KEET 0100

LabVIEW Basics                                              

96

A

Experience with Microsoft Windows and writing algorithms in the form of flowcharts or block diagrams  

KET2 0250

Prog. Logic Controllers                                 

96

A

 

Combined IPC ( 96 hrs)

KEMA 0167

IPC J-STD 001E Cert.                                    36 Hrs.

A

IPC-J-STD-001, or equivalent Industry Experience(KELA 151/161)

and

KEMA 0169

IPC/WHMA-A-620B Cert.                          60 Hrs.

96

KET2 0220

Cooperative Externship                              

96

A

 

Department Contact Info

Electronics Department

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Technology Building (TB)
TB 516C

Program soom moving to Westpointe (August 2014)

General Information
801-957-7522

Program Information
801-957-3354

Academic Advisor
Lynda Gray
Taylorsville Redwood Campus,
ATC 219
801-957-5127

Program Faculty

Associate Professors
Gilbert Ulibarri

Assistant Professors
Richard Hemingway