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Vocational Electronic Programs

Do you want to build computers from the ground up or repair broken computers and networks? Do you like the idea of working with low-voltage wiring and cabling? At Mt. SAC, our hands-on degree and certificate programs in these areas prepare you for various types of high-paying careers in electronics for various industries, including computer and networking companies, home and business security systems, cable providers, home theaters, and others. Explore the Short Term Vocational Electronic programs and courses at Mt. SAC!

    • Basic Tools - Field Service Fundamentals

      Introductory course in tool use and material fabrication as applied to field-serviceable equipment. Covers elementary aspects of installation and maintenance with emphasis on safety and proper use of hand and power tools, fasteners, and other hardware.

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      Basic Tools Class Schedule 

      Summer: Please check back for information regarding the date and time.

      Email stv@mtsac.edu for more information.

    • Electronic Systems Technology

      Students will learn the skills required to prepare them for employment with telephone companies, satellite/cable TV providers, electrical contractors, computer networking companies, and home theater/home security retailers. The program consists of three courses taught on Fridays and Saturdays from 8am-3:45pm. Courses consist of Electrical Fundamentals, Cabling and Wiring Standards, and Home Electronic Systems. Students can take the courses in any order and the program is typically offered twice a year. The three courses can be completed in one semester.

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      Electronics Systems Class Schedule

      Electrical Fundamentals for Cable Installations | February 28 - March 28, 2020 | Friday and Saturday | 8:00am - 3:30pm

      Cable and Wiring Standards | April 3 - May 9, 2020 | Friday and Saturday | 8:00am - 3:30pm

      Home Theater, Integration & Security Systems | May 15 - June 13, 2020 | Friday and Saturday | 8:00am - 3:30pm

    • Manufacturing and Electrical Systems

      Students will learn manufacturing theater including Lean Manufacturing and waste elimination management, components of how to read blueprints, manufacturing and production principles torque, basic assembly techniques, use of materials and manual power tools, safety, electrical systems, troubleshooting electrical circuits, quality control, diagnostics investigation, fundamentals of welding processes, tools for the transportation industry, and business management techniques. The course is approximately 10 weeks long, offered multiple times a year.

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      Manufacturing & Electrical Systems Class Schedule

      Manufacturing Theory & Blueprint Reading | January 28 - February 20, 2020 | Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 8:00am - 1:00pm

      Manufacturing Production Principles | February 25 - March 29, 2020 | Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 8:00am - 1:00pm

      Manufacturing Electrical Systems | March 24 - April 16, 2020 | Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 8:00am - 1:00pm

    • Solar Panel

      This short-term program provides students with the skills and knowledge to start a career in solar panel technology. Essential topics related to solar power and energy are covered including fundamental solar panel and electrical components. Students will gain an understanding of an overview of solar panel manufacturing, installation and maintenance, as preparation for entrance into apprenticeship programs and the construction industry.

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      Solar Panel

      Summer 2020: TBD