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Electronics Technician

Starting Wage

$18.00 / hour

Avg. Wage Upon Completion

$28.00 / hour

On The Job Training

8,000 hours

see Training Summary below

Related Courses Required

8 courses or 576 hours

see Classes Offered below

Key Skills

  • Strong math skills, English to metric unit conversion, fraction to decimal conversion, and basic geometry and trigonometry
  • Comfortable with computers
  • Multi tasking is required but attention to detail is essential
  • Not afraid of electricity or electronic devices
  • Good communication verbal and written
  • Ability to work with your hands (some mechanical aptitude)
  • May have to work on top of or below machines
  • Machine repair focus significant electrical and electronic requirements
  • Problem solving, troubleshooting, computer diagnostics, and electromechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of tools: wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, pliers, vice grips, and other hand tools
  • Ability to measure using a ruler and/or tape measure, using micrometers, or using other measuring tools is a bonus

Character Traits

  • Medium level of self confidence, likes to work more independently, likes working with hands, good communication skills
  • Likes video games, likes repairing bikes, lawnmowers, Motocross, boats, cars or household items

Dual Enrollment Courses

These classes can be taken through MCC by FLYAP participants

  • TAM 101
    Machine Theory
  • TAM 105
    Machine Project Laboratory
  • TAM 121
    Mathematics for Machinists I
  • TAM 131
    Machine Shop Print Reading I
  • TAM 141
    Machine Shop Laboratory
  • HVA 101
    Basic Refrigeration Theory
  • HVA 105
    Electric and Motor Controls

Apprenticeship Training Summary

  • 1,600 hours
    Safety, workplace orientation, operating computers, and programming software
  • 3,200 hours
    Applying knowledge of electronics, soldering, building boards, evaluating data and interpreting it
  • 3,200 hours
    PM and troubleshooting equipment and facilities

  • 8,000 hours

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As a youth apprentice, you will receive education and skills through job shadowing in 11th grade and a paid co-op in 12th grade. What’s more, upon completion, you will have the highly sought-after skills and experience that could make your career possibilities limitless.

In this program, you will have an opportunity to interview with several companies in multiple trades. And when you graduate, you will already have an understanding of these companies and what they offer.

We are here to be part of your decision discussion. Let’s build your future together.

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