Electronics Technology Diploma and Specializations
Renewable Energy Training Diploma Program – Prepare For An Electrical Career In As Little As Nine Months
Choose a career that could have a positive impact on yourself and the world. As an Electronics Technology graduate, you will be prepared to pursue employment as an entry-level electronics technician in as little as nine months. These professionals work to harness, control and use electricity in a wide number of industries like manufacturing and aerospace. With electronic automation becoming more common, graduates of this program could be part of a team that helps moves our technology forward into new arenas of innovation.
What Can You Learn in Our Electronics Technology Diploma Program?
The Electronics Technology diploma program at Ecotech Institute has an expert faculty and uses industry-standard laboratories so that students have the opportunity to apply theory in realistically simulated situations. Because class sizes are limited, instructors can provide individualized attention to students who need it. Students take a combination of lab and lecture classes to help train for the real world.
On or off the conventional grid, electronics technicians help keep the machines and systems of the green revolution humming. Our diploma program is designed with employer input to give students a broad overview of the field of electrical power generation and how it applies specifically to a career in the green economy.
Upon successful graduation from this program, graduates should be able to apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls and machinery. Additionally, students learn to perform diagnostic electrical analysis and apply safety principles.
- Fundamentals of Electricity
- Health and Safety in the Field
- AC Circuitry
- Industrial Wiring
- Programmable Logic Controls
- Electric Motors and Control System
- Digital Electronics
- Analog Electronics
- Instrumentation and Measurement
- Technical Mathematics for Energy Technology
Electronics Technology Diploma - Power Utility Specialization
Add the Power Utility Specialization to your Electronics Technology diploma program, and complete your program in as little as 12 months. By adding this specialization, you will add opportunities to take your skills into the processes of power generation and transmission.
Additional coursework includes:
- Transmission, Distribution and Smart Grid
- Power Generating Systems
- Power Plant Operation and Maintenance
Electronics Technology Diploma - Solar Systems Specialization
With the addition of the Solar Systems Specialization, you may be able to expand your career opportunities and take your skills into the solar industry in as little as 12 months. This specialization gives you the chance to work in one of the fastest-growing energy sectors.*
Additional coursework includes:
Ecotech taught me more than electrical engineering. I learned how to be a successful person, as well.
Electronics Technology Careers
Our Electronics Technology diploma program might be right for you if you love to solve technical problems, are curious about how electrical systems and devices work and enjoy working with your hands.
Career opportunities are available in a wide range of sectors, including government, power generation, manufacturing and more. Graduates of the Electronics Technology training program could be part of teams that help move our technology forward into new arenas of innovation.
Electronics Technician Job Duties
- Work on a team with electrical engineers
- Help design, develop, test and/or manufacture electrical and electronic equipment
- Work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test and repair equipment
- Perform other duties as required by your employer
Electronics Technology Job Titles
- Electronics Technician
- Electrical or Electronics Installer and Repairer
- Instrument and Controls Technician
Helping You Find Electronics Technician Jobs
Ecotech Institute’s Career Development team has assisted graduates in finding renewable energy jobs with over 200 companies across the United States. As soon as you begin classes, you will meet with Career Development to assess your career goals and work with our team to:
- Create career planning and job search strategies
- Develop effective résumés and cover letters
- Polish your social media presence
- Strengthen interviewing skills and build confidence
* Employment projections for solar photovoltaic installers: 24% growth between 2014-2024, much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Solar Photovoltaic Installers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/construction-and-extraction/solar-photovoltaic-installers.htm (visited June 15, 2017). National long-term projections and salary averages may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual growth or any particular salary.