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Industrial Electronics Technician

Technical Diploma

31-620-2

Program Description

Industrial electronics technicians work closely with engineers and electromechanical technicians to perform basic installation, maintenance, and repair activities for industrial electronic and mechanical equipment.  This technical diploma will teach students industrial safety practices to include lockout/tag out, isolate faults, test fuses, wire motors, understand, and apply electrical principles to solve failures in the field.  Students integrate these concepts with hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical systems.  An introduction of programmable logic controllers help students develop entry-level skills in manufacturing.

 

Possible Careers

  • Electrical or Electronic Maintenance Technician
  • Field Service Technician

 

Program Outcomes

  • Practice industry recognized safety practices and guidelines, including the use of personal protective equipment in an industrial operating environment.
  • Work as part of a maintenance team to assemble/disassemble, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair industrial equipment and systems using appropriate tools, materials, and methods.
  • Interpret drawings, schematics, and specifications for industrial equipment.
  • Document technical information through descriptive writing, sketches/diagrams, mathematical expression, computation, and graphs.
  • Use precision measuring equipment.
  • Apply knowledge of electricity, electronics, hydraulics, and electric motors and mechanics.
  • Perform electrical, mechanical, and fluid measurements by properly selecting tools and test equipment.
  • Apply electrical skills to troubleshoot control and operator panels.

 

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