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Industrial Electronics Technician, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CM_ELIE

Control Number: 41469

Not Financial Aid Eligible

This certificate prepares students to maintain and troubleshoot basic industrial control systems. Students gain hands-on experience with switches, contactors, motor drives, and indicators. Students who obtain this certificate are proficient at circuit analysis, wiring, crimping, and documentation to include wiring diagrams, schematics, and basic ladder logic diagrams. 

Program Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to utilize fundamental electrical theory to predict and explain behavior of electric circuits.  
  2. Students will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively use multimeters and oscilloscopes to analyze and troubleshoot electric circuits. 
  3. Students will acquire the electrical knowledge and practical skills necessary to obtain employment as a maintenance technician to meet the needs of local manufacturing facilities.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
ELEC A100Electronic Problem Solving3-4
or MATH A115 College Algebra
or MATH A120 Trigonometry
ELEC A111D.C. Circuits3
ELEC A112A.C. Circuits3
ELEC A131Automation 1- Industrial Control Systems4
Total Units13-14

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing. 

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
Electronic Problem Solving
or College Algebra
or Trigonometry
ELEC A111 D.C. Circuits 3
ELEC A112 A.C. Circuits 3
ELEC A131 Automation 1- Industrial Control Systems 4
 Total Units13-14