ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS MAKE THIS POSSIBLE
ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY • A degree from • Salt Lake Community College • Electronics Technology Department • Can lead to a wide variety of industry career professions.
ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CAREERS SPACE AND COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY PLAYS A MAJOR ROLE
Advanced Manufacturing Aerospace Automotive Industry Biotechnology Industry Construction Industry Health Care Homeland Security industry Information Technology Military Transportation Industry YOU CAN FIND A CAREER AS A TECHNICIAN IN ALMOST ANY INDUSTRY
Appliance Service Technician Cable Television Technicians Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers Electronic Service Technicians Aerospace engineering technicians Electronics Technician Engineering Technicians Photonics Technicians & Technologists Medical Equipment Repairers Lighting Technician Radio Technician Robot Technicians Security Alarms Installer Sound engineering technicians Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers Automatic Teller Machine Service Technician Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers Office Machine and Cash Register Technician/Service TECHNICIANS ARE EVERYWHERE
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians A DEGREE IN ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY OR ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
Electronics Engineering Technicians ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANS ARE EVERYWHERE
COMMUNICATIONS • PERHAPS COMMUNICATIONS IS THE FIELD FOR YOU! • THIS FIELD HAS MANY AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers Installing, repairing and maintaining telecommunications systems, such as a television broadcast network, or any associated equipment is all in a day's work for the telecommunications technician.
TECHNICIANS,TECHNICIANS, EVERYWHERE. • Technology encompasses almost every thing in the modern world. • This requires a skilled workforce to design, manufacture, install and service this technology and products.
Broadcast Technicians Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators set up, operate, and maintain a wide variety of electrical and electronic equipment
MEDICAL • The high tech equipment used in the medical industry requires a very skilled workforce to ensure that this critical equipment is working properly and ensures the safety of the patient and provides reliable measurements.
BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY • SLCC IS ESTABLISHING A NEW AAS DEGREE EMPHASIS IN BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY (Pending approval). • CAREER POSITIONS IN THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY ARE BEING IDENTIFIED. • THERE ARE THREE SPECIALIZED COURSES FOR THE MEDICAL TRACK FOR TECHNICIANS TO ACQUIRE THE SKILLS TO WORK IN THE MEDICAL FIELD.
Medical Appliance Technicians These appliances now utilize electromechanical components and require mechanical and electronic skills to build, design and repair.
What do Biomedical Technicians do? • Biomedical engineering technicians (BMETs) are electronics engineering technicians who work in hospitals and medical research centers to: • Evaluate new equipment • Perform preventive maintenance • Perform corrective maintenance • Perform equipment calibration • Administer electrical safety tests
Job Descriptions • BMET: Biomedical Equipment Technician I • An entry-level or junior BMET. Works under close supervision. Performs skilled work on preventive maintenance, repair, safety testing, and recording functional test data. Usually has less than four years of experience. • BMET: Biomedical Equipment Technician II • A BMET who usually has an AS (2-year) degree or higher and several years of related or equivalent experience. Has good knowledge of schematics and works independently on repairs, safety testing and preventive maintenance (PM). Maintains records, writes reports, and coordinates outside repairs. Average experience is eight years. • Sr. BMET: Biomedical Equipment Technician III • A highly experienced or specialized BMET usually having an AS (2-year) degree or higher. Has substantial experience and may be certified (CBET). Does highly skilled work of considerable difficulty. Has comprehensive knowledge of practices, procedures, and types of equipment. Average experience is twelve years.
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers • Job Outlook • Good opportunities are expected for most types of precision instrument and equipment repairer jobs. Overall employment growth is projected to be about as fast as the average for all occupations over the 2004–14 period; however, projected growth varies by detailed occupation. • Job growth among medical equipment repairers should be about as fast as the average for all occupations over the projection period. The rapidly expanding healthcare industry and elderly population should spark demand for increasingly sophisticated medical equipment and, in turn, create good employment opportunities in this occupation.
Robotics Technicians • DO ROBOTS INTEREST YOU?
Still not found a career choice? • Well there’s more to select from:
Security Alarms Installer • In our society people are becoming more and more concerned about security. We are a world intent on securing our possessions from home to car, to personal alarms, security is big business. One job that has grown with this industry is that of the security alarm installer. A security alarm installer is someone who designs, installs, repairs, maintains, replaces, tests, services the operation of all intruder and security alarm systems in accordance with the local regulations.
. Security Alarms Installer Install, program, maintain, and repair security and fire alarm wiring and equipment. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes
ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS Occupational Profile - Utah Statewide • Utah Occupational Wages - Published November 2005 • Median Hourly Wage $23.70 • Median Annual Wage $49,250
Engineering Technicians • Job Outlook • Opportunities will be best for individuals with an associate degree or extensive job training in engineering technology. As technology becomes more sophisticated, employers will continue to look for technicians who are skilled in new technology and require a minimum of additional job training. An increase in the number of jobs related to public health and safety should create job opportunities for engineering technicians with the appropriate training and certification.
Employment • Overall employment of engineering technicians is expected to increase about as fast as the average for all occupations through 2014. Competitive pressures will force companies to improve and update manufacturing facilities and product designs, resulting in more jobs for engineering technicians. In addition to growth, many job openings will stem from the need to replace technicians who retire or leave the labor force.
Earnings • Aerospace engineering and operations technicians $52,500 • Electrical and electronic engineering technicians $46,310
Employment Outlook 2002 - 2012 • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians have been selected as one of Utah's Five Star occupations. Actual growth in the demand for this occupation will make up the majority of the new job openings.
Top 2 Skills for Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians • ONE • Importance: 73 • Skill: Equipment Selection • Description: Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
TWO • Importance: 70 • Skill: Equipment Maintenance • Description: Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
KnowledgeRequired? • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services. • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
What kind of Degree do I require? • A.S. ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY • OR • A.A.S. ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY • or • A.A.S. ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
ASSEMBLY • ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT ASSEMBLERS: • Follow blueprints and wiring diagrams to put together electrical or electronic equipment parts and products. • They use test meters, precision measuring instruments, and a variety of hand tools and power equipment to do their work. • Soldering to industry standards is a skilled in high demand.
Assembly • Some assembly required. • Without assembly, we would not have the end-less list of products and technology that surrounds us everyday. • Assembly is a critical process for all industries, to produce and repair products.
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers • Job Outlook • Job opportunities should be best for applicants with a thorough knowledge of electrical equipment and electronics as well as with repair experience. Overall employment of electrical and electronics installers and repairers is expected to grow more slowly than the average for all occupations during the 2004–14 period, but prospects vary by occupational specialty. In addition to employment growth, the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or leave the labor force will result in many job openings.
Training and Certification Required Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers • SLCC Electronics Department • One semester – 180 hours open entry/open exit Skills Center Electronics Assembly Technology program. • 3 Courses: • Universal Soldering and Assembly • Surface Mount Technology • IPC-A610D CIS
ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT • PROGRAMS OFFERED • CREDIT: • A.S. • A.A.S. • CERTIFICATES • SKILLS CENTER: • ELECTRONICS ASSEMBLY TECHNOLOGY • ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN
CURRENT CERTIFICATIONS OFFERED • ETA: Electronics Technicians Association, International ASSOCIATE C.E.T. Certified Electronic Technician. • FCC Licensing. • IPC: IPC-A-610D Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies”Certified IPC Specialist (CIS)
THE TOOLS WE USE • LECTURE • LABS • NIDA / CAI / TRAINERS • MULTISIM • CHALLENGE SOFTWARE • BENCH EXPERIMENTS • TEST INSTRUMENTS
What to Expect • 50% THEORY • 50% HANDS ON • TROUBELSHOOTING SKILLS. • DAY AND NIGHT OFFERINGS • FLEXIBLE, OPEN ENTRY/OPEN EXIT.
Nida Corporation has been in the technical training business for 34 years. We concentrate specifically on the training of electronics technicians in an ever-expanding number of categories. This is our only business. • Initially, Nida supplied training hardware and curriculum to military customers. Not long afterwards, we branched into public school and industrial technical training. We are still the primary provider of basic electronics training for all branches of the US military. Additionally, we are the exclusive provider of electronics competition equipment for the national SkillsUSA contest. Under the direction of the US Postal Service, Nida has designed and conducted this competition since 1997. More recently, Electronics Technician Association International (ETA-I) has accredited Nida’s curriculum for their Basic/Entry Level Certification (SET) and Certified Electronics Technician (CET). We also service a growing international market of foreign militaries, industries, universities, and technical colleges. • Nida currently offers over three thousand hours of computer-based curriculum, nearly all of which is performance based.
PERFORMANCE BASED TRAINING • COMPETENCY BASED • COMPUTER AIDED INSTRUCTION(CAI)
ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT • Educational Tools for the 21st Century • Computer Aided Instruction • Increased retention through individualized study and visual aid reinforcement • Quiz and test questions randomly drawn from question bank. • True monitoring and control of student console within lesson experiment. • Incorporates hands-on testing & troubleshooting of operational electronic circuits.
THERE ARE MORE CHOICES..IF YOU HAVE TIME..CAREER EXPLORATION CAN ANSWER A LOT OF QUESTIONS?DAILY TASKSSKILLS REQUIREDEDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS REQUIREDSALARYWORK CONDITIONS
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