Flathead Valley Community College Electronics Technician Program

This program is designed to give students the technical skills, as well as interpersonal skills, that will prepare them for placement into electronics technician positions. Students gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience with both basic and advanced electronics including circuits, controllers, and the machine to system interface. Upon completion of this program, students will: Analyze, configure, troubleshoot and assist in designing and measuring electrical and electronic circuits and systems; Read and describe the characteristics of basic circuitry and compute circuit capacity; Demonstrate wiring design and identify basic electrical components; Troubleshoot analog and digital circuits using standard and specialized test equipment; Program and troubleshoot PLC systems for basic system control; Describe how various industrial processes are coalesced using advanced PLC techniques; Demonstrate the use of electrical, electronic solid state, digital, and pneumatic transmitters in practical process control instrumentation; and Effectively communicate during problem solving and troubleshooting. Degrees offered: Certificate of Applied Science (CAS), Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Certificate
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Other Material Types:
Flathead Valley Community College
Project Name:
Strengthening Workforce Alignment in Montana's Manufacturing and Energy Industries, RevUp Montana
Electronics Technician, Flathead Valley Community College, FVCC, Electrician, PLC systems, transmitters, analog and digital circuits

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Industry Sector:
Construction (23)
Construction and Extraction Occupations -- Electricians (47-2111)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Construction Trades (46)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Credential
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
one to four semesters
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
Flathead Valley Community College courses are evaluated using internal Hybrid or Online Course Review Tools based on criteria from project colleges' Quality Assurance Standards developed by faculty and instructional designers. Periodic course review is ongoing.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
Course Note:
Electronics Technician Program


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