Technology has quickly become part of our everyday lives and the demand for skilled electronic technicians is increasing rapidly from manufacturing to end use repair. The Electronic Service Technician embedded technical diploma will open the door to a vast range of careers in many different industries.
Skills of an Electronic Service Technician graduate include:
- Ability to identify electronic components in assemblies.
- Understanding electrical schematics and documentation.
- Master soldering skills for manufacturing and rework/repair.
- Troubleshoot and analyze board level electronics.
- Calibrate and maintain electronic devices and equipment.
- Troubleshoot embedded programs.
Students in the Electronic Service Technician embedded technical diploma can attend full or part-time.
Electronic Service Technician embedded technical diploma classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
• Madison - Truax
This program includes a required laboratory session.
Earning your Electronic Service Technician embedded technical diploma at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work as a/an:
- Entry level electronic technician
- Electronic assembler
- Electronic inventory control and electrical sales.
Curriculum and Experience
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2023-2024 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.
Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:
- Progress toward your specific requirements
- Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements
If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.First Semester10-605-1071 credit10-605-1081 credit10-605-1123 credits10-605-1133 credits10-605-1183 credits10-605-1722 credits10-801-1953 creditsSecond Semester
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International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.
- Application open
- Application completion deadline is January 15, 2024
- Application open
- Application completion deadline is August 31, 2024
All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.
1. Admission Application
The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.
2. Education Completion
Official transcripts must be sent from the institutions you attended and indicate one of the following:
- High school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
- GED/HSED transcript
- College transcript(s) showing:
- Completion of an associate degree or higher, or
- At least 30 credits completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4-point scale
- The credits must be completed at a single college and cannot be combined with other transcripts
- Any transfer credit listed on a transcript does not count toward the 30-credit minimum
All high school and/or college transcripts are recommended to be submitted for Credit for Prior Learning evaluation.
Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.
Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.
Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College.
Madison College Electronic Service Technician embedded technical diploma graduates are prepared to:
- Apply electronic theory to practice
- Operate test equipment
- Build electronic circuits and systems
- Evaluate the operation of electronic circuits or systems
- Communicate technical information
Graduate Report Summary Overview
2020 2021 2022 Number of Program Graduates 5 6 5 Number of Surveys Sent 2 6 5 Number of Surveys Returned 0 4 4 Percent of Surveys Returned Available for Employment 0 4 1 Percent Available for Employment 100.00% 33.30% Not in Labor Market Percent Not in Labor Market 0.00% 100.00% Available for Employment
2020 2021 2022 Graduates Employed 0 3 1 Percent of Graduates Employed 75.00% 100.00% Employed in Related Occupation 0 3 1 Percent Employed in Related Occupation 100.00% 100.00% Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0 0 0 Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0.00% 0.00% Employed - No Response 0 0 0 Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 0.00% Seeking Employment 0 1 0 Percent Seeking Employment 25.00% 0.00% Reaction To Training at Madison College
2020 2021 2022 Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 0 3.5 3.3 Number of Satisfaction Responses 0 4 3 Very Satisfied (4) 0 2 1 Percent Very Satisfied 50.00% 33.30% Satisfied (3) 0 2 2 Percent Satisfied 50.00% 66.70% Unsatisfied (2) 0 0 0 Percent Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% Very Unsatisfed (1) 0 0 0 Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% Primary Reason for Attending Madison College
2020 2021 2022 Number of Primary Reason Responses 0 4 4 Preparation for Getting a Job 0 2 2 Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 50.00% 50.00% Career Change 0 2 0 Percent Career Change 50.00% 0.00% Improvement of Existing Skills 0 0 0 Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 0.00% 0.00% Preparation for Further Education 0 0 1 Percent Preparation for Further Education 0.00% 25.00% Personal Interest 0 0 1 Percent Personal Interest 0.00% 25.00% Other 0 0 0 Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% When Employment was Obtained
2020 2021 2022 Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 0 3 1 Before Enrollment 0 0 0 Percent Before Enrollment 0.00% 0.00% While Attending the College 0 1 1 Percent While Attending the College 33.30% 100.00% After Training at the College 0 2 0 Percent After Training at the College 66.70% 0.00% Location of Employment (related and unrelated)
2020 2021 2022 Number of Employment Location Responses 0 3 0 In College District 0 3 0 Percent In College District 100.00% In Wisconsin, Not in District 0 0 0 Percent of In Wisconsin 0.00% Outside of Wisconsin 0 0 0 Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.00% Employer Location Unknown 0 0 0 Percent Location Unknown 0.00% Salary Trend Salary Trend 2020 2021 2022 Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 2 1 Average Monthly Wage $4,197 $2,752 Average Hourly Wage $24.40 $16.00 Average Work Hours per Week 40 40 Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count 1 Average Hourly Wage $3.13 Average Work Hours per Week 32
Graduate Employers for academic year: 2022 Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions Pro-Active Engineering High Volume Production Floor Operator Sun Prairie
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Electronics rule. (Try escaping from them. Yup – impossible.) Gain the upper hand by learning to build and repair them.
Electronic Service Technician
Program Number: 316052
Area of Study:
Architecture and Engineering
Some Online/Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
28 Credits | Finish diploma in 1 year
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