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    Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 SLCC General Catalog [**** ATTENTION: YOU ARE VIEWING AN ARCHIVED CATALOG **** ]

Electromechanical Assembly Technician: CA (Competency-Based)(CTE)


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Certificate of Achievement | 463 Clock Hours

School of Applied Technology
Program Location: Westpointe Center, Room 216. (Main Classroom)
General Information: 801-957-7522
Program Information: 801-957-3354

Program Website
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor: Hector Cando   801-957-3112

Program Faculty:
Associate Professors − Gilbert Ulibarri
Assistant Professor - Mike Wood
Adjunct Instructor − Michael Barela

Program Description:
The program is designed to provide a very broad and complete short term intensive training for individuals desiring to enter into the multiple occupations that make up the Advanced Manufacturing sector. Similar to the Electronics Assembly Technician program it continues to build in supporting the required training and skills needed in manufacturing. The program includes Basic Computer Literacy course, which will ensure basic computer usage for daily work requirements, National Electrical Code that will cover Electrical safety and terminology, getting acquainted with the NEC standard while learning such terms as, ampacity, bonding, branch circuits, conductors, energized, ground, the intent is to relate the standard to Electromechanical systems and assemblies and safety for the person and equipment. An in depth coverage of soldering theory, materials and tools, begin with the Universal Assembly & Repair course, to include projects such as wiring, terminals, component identification, and thru-hole soldering procedures and techniques. The Surface Mount course continues with the installation and removal of surface mount components, both soldering courses are project based that set the workman ship standard to IPC Class 3 levels. This program includes 3 IPC certification courses, the IPC-A-610F, IPC-J-STD-001F, and the IPC/WHMA-A-620B, together these cover the majority of assemblies and criteria that is required by most companies involved in the manufacturer of Electronics. This program also includes an Electromechanical Project, which will include safety requirements, chemical handling, chemical standards, and understanding chemical disposal according to MSDS standards, blue print reading, assembly drawings, and the requirement for assembly to conform to these drawings, installation of hardware according to applicable assembly drawings, use of torque equipment according to assembly drawings, industry or company specifications or requirements. In addition, Basic Math and Measurements will be covered and applied, the proper use of the following tools: microscope, scales/rulers (metric, British, decimal, fractions), calipers (analog and digital), ohmmeter/millimeter, crimpers, and an understanding of basic hand tools. The final course in the program sequence will provide an introduction and overview to manufacturing , covering materials, dimensions, tolerances, manufacturing processes, powder metallurgy, sheet metal working, brazing, soldering and adhesive bonding, mechanical assembly, production systems, process planning, cellular manufacturing, lean production, and product quality. This complete training provides a solid foundation to support the many occupations that Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers are classified under, this program will support industries that are involved almost every area of Advanced Manufacturing. At the completion of this program the student should be prepared to enter into the work force and ready to be productive.

Career Opportunities:
The following are titles associated with this career field: Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers, Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers, Electro-Mechanical Technicians, Assembler, Assembly Worker, Production Worker, Electronic Assembler, Factory Assembler, Factory Worker, Armature Assembler, Breaker Units Assembler, Final Motor Assembler, Gear Assembler. The manufacturing sectors that build electromechanical electronics systems, assemblies and devices are many and include defense, medical, and avionics.

For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 17-3024.00 Electromechanical Technicians
  • 51-2023.00 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
  • 17-3024.00 - Electro-Mechanical Technicians

Program Entry Requirements:
Students must demonstrate basic education skills as assessed by the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE):

  • Reading: 8.0
  • Math: 7.0

Ability to distinguish differences in color

Estimated Cost for Students:
Please visit the following program website for up-to-date cost information: http://www.slcc.edu/sat/programs/electronics/electromechanical.aspx

Estimated Time to Completion:
463 Clock Hours

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
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the knowledge of Basic Computer Literacy concepts. 7
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the knowledge of the national electrical code, the structure and logic of the NEC, including the index, annexes, and Article 90. 1,2,3,4,6,7
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the knowledge of the IPC-A-610F workmanship standard to electronics assemblies. 1,2,3,4,6,7
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency in knowledge of Universal Thru-Hole Assembly & Repair Technology to electronic assemblies, and ability to perform applicable techniques and procedures. 1,2,3,4,6,7
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency in knowledge of Surface Mount Technology to electronic assemblies and ability to perform applicable techniques and procedures. 1,2,3,4,6,7
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency in knowledge of IPC-JSTD-001F standard and workmanship criteria, and application to assemblies. 1,2,3,4,6,7
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency in knowledge of IPC/WHMA-A-620B cabling and harnessing quality standards and application to assemblies. 1,2,3,4,6,7
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency in knowledge of Electromechanical Projects, demonstrate proficiency in mechanical assembly, blue prints, schematic diagrams, soldering, cabling, safety, cleaning, hardware torque requirements and handling. 1,2,3,4,6,7
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency in knowledge of manufacturing processes, and the different types of processes and materials used. 1,2,3,4,6,7
Demonstrate ability to complete a job application, utilize networking skills for job search, produce a resume/electronics, and demonstration of interviewing skills.    1, 2

Advising Notes:


Stand-alone or specific needs - All courses need to have their prerequisites confirmed by the Electronics department. Students must e-mail transcripts, etc., to dept. before registration/scheduling is approved.

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