Earn a certificate as AN Electronics Aide
Enter the workforce with skills in DC and AC circuits, digital circuits and solid state devices with SPC's Electronic Aide Certificate. You'll sharpen your skills in our Collaborative Center for Emerging Technologies on the Clearwater Campus.
This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Electronics Aide Certificate without Financial Aid Eligibility
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2019 (565)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2019 (565), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Program Leadership Information
Dr. Natavia Middleton
This program offers a sequence of courses in electronics that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in manufacturing and electronics. This college credit certificate is designed to help students enter the workforce with definable skills and knowledge in DC and AC circuits, digital circuits, and solid state devices. The certificate can be done as a stand-alone program or in tandem with the Engineering Technology AS degree in Electronics.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
0615030313: ELECTRONICS AIDE
Federal CIP Code
15.0303: Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Job Related Opportunities
- Electronics technicians fill a wide range of needs in manufacturing and for-service providers. Biomedical device companies need electronics technicians to service faulty equipment and hospitals need technicians to keep the life saving electronics equipment running correctly. Aerospace providers, like Jabil and Lockheed Martin, need electronics technicians to test equipment and problem solve possible solutions to ensure a reliable product is delivered to their customers.
MAJOR CORE COURSES
Complete 12 credits
1 This course has a prerequisite of EET 1084C - Introduction to Electronics.
CONTINUING YOUR EDUCATION at SPC
The Electronics Aide Certificate can be completed as a stand-alone program or as part of SPC's Engineering Technology Associate of Science degree.