About the Program
The Production Assembler I Career Pathway two-term certificate prepares students for entry-level production assembly work in the electronics field where the ability to assembly products with minimum documentation. Effectively deal with the public is required. Courses included in this pathway can be applied toward completion of the Electronics Technology certificate and the Associate of Applied Science in Electronics Technology degree. This program can be completed through a hybrid program of online and open-lab/remote instruction.
Program Learning Outcomes
The curriculum in RCC courses is derived from a set of identified learning outcomes that are relevant to the discipline. Program learning outcomes for the Electronics Technology: Production Assembly I Career Pathway Certificate are:
Identify real-world problems through the application of electronics theory and concepts.
Test analog and digital circuitry at the component and circuit level using industry standard test equipment.
Organize, interpret, and use technical information and documentation.
Demonstrate the ability to adhere to personal and industry safety standards.
Demonstrate and adhere to safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations
Students are required to complete the Placement Process to determine skill level and readiness in math, reading, and writing. As part of their training program, students must begin with the courses within their skill level as determined through the Placement Process.
Coursework from accredited colleges and universities will be accepted in accordance with college policies and the Electronics Technology Department Chair’s approval. In order to ensure that coursework is current, program courses over 10 years old must be reviewed and approved by the appropriate department chair before being accepted toward core requirements. Students must complete coursework in their major at a “C-” or better level before proceeding to advanced coursework. High school College Now credit will be accepted in accordance with the current articulation agreement.
Credits earned in the successful completion of Career Pathways Certificates can be applied to other certificates and degrees in the Career Pathway. For more information, speak to a program advisor.
Students must complete all courses in this program with a grade of “C-” or better to receive their pathways certificate. Certain prerequisite courses are graded on a pass/no pass basis only. A grade of “P” for these courses indicates a student earned the equivalent of a “C-” or better grade.
This guide lays out an optimal path to graduate. Where zero credits are listed in the prerequisites, students may place into a higher level(s) based on designated placement. Note: some prerequisites may be required for graduation. Please consult an advisor with any program completion questions.