Electronic technicians transport, install, maintain, inspect, test, repair, replace and upgrade electronic and electrical equipment.
FVCC’s Electronics Technician program offers a one-semester Certificate, a two-semester Certificate of Applied Science and a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree. Through hands-on experience and classroom lectures, students learn technical and interpersonal skills to prepare them for employment.
Working with complicated automatic diagnostic systems as well as pliers, wrenches and screwdrivers, electronics technicians typically spend most of their day solving problems. FVCC’s Electronics Technician program equips graduates to analyze, configure, troubleshoot and assist in designing and measuring electrical and electronic circuits and systems.
- The wage range for electronic technicians varies depending upon the amount of their experience as well as the type of equipment involved. The annual median wage in Montana for an electronic technician who works on commercial and industrial equipment is $65,450, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Attributes of Successful Electronic Technicians
- Enjoy troubleshooting and solving problems
- Good manual dexterity and eyesight
- Mechanically adept
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Interest in math and technology
Want to learn more about our online options?
Many of the courses in this program are available as online hybrid courses (meaning they have both an online and hands-on lab component). With our online options, you can:
- Fit courses into your schedule
- Learn online from anywhere
- Attend online sections anytime, 24-7