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  • Who should consider an education in Electronics Technology?

    As businesses and individuals increasingly rely on technology in their everyday life, electronics technicians and computer specialists, also known as Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, may be needed to keep devices running smoothly.

    Our diploma in Electronic Technology is designed to give students the technical skills they need to begin work as an entry-level electronics technician.(2)

    Call or request information to learn more about our Electronic Technology school.

    What tasks do Electronics Technicians perform?

    Many electronics technicians diagnose and fix problems in everything from home electronics to manufacturing equipment, and they often work for communications, digital, computer electronics, and instrumentation companies. Field technicians work on-site to repair larger equipment, while bench technicians repair smaller electronics in a repair shop.(3)

    Electronics technicians are responsible for the following tasks:

    • Performing preventative maintenance
    • Fixing problems in equipment
    • Testing devices using software programs
    • Repairing circuits and replacing parts
    • Updating old equipment

    What is the career outlook for those with electronics training

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job opportunities should be best for those seeking Electrical and Electronics Installer and Repairer careers with formal post-secondary training in electronics, and professional certification. Organizations like the Electronics Technicians Association offer professional certification in electronic technology and some employers require their technicians to be certified.(3)