May 18, 2021  
2019-2020 SLCC General Catalog 

Electronics Engineering Technician: CA (Competency-Based)(CTE)

Certificate of Achievement | 432 Clock Hours

SAT Instruction Division
Westpointe Center
SSB 224, 201B-b & 201D
General Information 801-957-7522
Program Information 801-957-2155
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
Professor − Gilbert Ulibarri

Program Description
This program provides a solid foundation for students desiring to enter the electronics engineering technician field. Students learn the skills required of an electronic engineering technician, to support engineers involved in R&D, design, and manufacturing. The program covers programming with embedded controllers, introduction to robotics with industry applications and programming, schematic capture and circuit simulation. Courses also cover printed circuit board design and prototyping using software and PCB milling machines/systems. In addition, the program includes National Instruments Lab VIEW software, a widely used industry applications for programming Virtual Instruments, test and measurement, and controls.

Career Opportunities
For state and national occupation information, visit O*Net Online and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 17-3023.01 Electronics Engineering Technicians
  • 51-2022.00 - Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
  • 17-3023.03 - Electrical Engineering Technicians

Transfer/Articulation Information
Inter-department articulation, the SAT CET program satisfies the entrance requirements for this program. This is for students in SAT working towards completion of both programs.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: Costs and Financial Aid

Estimated Time to Completion
Approximately 6 months

Program Entry Requirements
Completion of SAT Certified Electronics Technician - Certificate of Proficiency or A.A.S., A.S. degree in Electronics Technology/Electronics Engineering Technology.
TABE Test Required:

  • Reading: 8.0
  • Math: 10.0

Recommended Ability to apply Basic Computer Literacy and to distinguish differences in colors, as these are abilities used in electronics technologies.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire Substantive Knowledge
2 - Communicate Effectively
3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
4 - Think Critically and Creatively
5 - Civic Engagement
6 - Work Professionally and Constructively
7 - Develop Computer and Information Literacy

Demonstrate mastery of competency for Robotics in Automated Manufacturing, Robot Classification Groups, Robotic System Components, Robot Manipulators/End-of-Arm Tooling, Vision, Industry Safety Standards, I/O, and Industry Applications, Operation, Programming, Handling, Quality/Production Control and Work-Cells.

1, 4, 7

Demonstrate mastery of competency for Embedded Controllers fundamentals, Including, hardware design, programming of controllers, interfacing and loading, editing, and debugging of program code.

1, 4, 7

Demonstrate mastery of competency for usage and application of NI Design Suite Circuit Schematic capture and simulation software (Multisim).

1, 4, 7

Demonstrate mastery of competency for usage and application of NI Design Suite Ultiboard for printed circuit board design and fabrication (PCB). Proficiency with PCB hardware and software is also required.

1, 4, 7

Demonstrate mastery of competency for usage of LabVIEW to create and utilize the application features for data acquisition, analysis, display applications, charts, graphs and buttons. Use the programming structures and data types, Apply basic design templates and architectures for applications, use various editing and debugging techniques, Create their own Vis, and obtain LabVIEW Associate Developer Certification.

1, 4, 7