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Electronic Assembler

Embedded Technical Diploma

Program number: 306053

Overview

Electronic components are part of a variety of consumer products and equipment used in manufacturing and other industries. Earning an Electronic Assembler embedded technical diploma at Madison College will provide you with the skills like soldering and component testing, and prepare you for a job in one of the many fields that involves electronic assembly.

As an Electronic Assembler student, you will:

  • Gain hands-on lab experience.  
  • Practice using electronic test equipment.
  • Troubleshoot assemblies.
  • Learn international standards for soldered Printed Circuit Boards (PCB).
  • Understand uses of electronic components, including resistors and capacitors.  
  • Repair printed circuit boards, including thumb drives and phones. 

Program Details

The Electronic Assembler embedded technical diploma leads to an associate degree in Electronics Technology.

​Students in the Electronic Assembler embedded technical diploma can attend full or part-time.

Electronic Assembler classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

Explore financial aid eligibility for Electronic Assembler.

 

All courses for this program are offered only in person.

Admission

To Apply
 

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC.

Questions?

Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.

Curriculum

Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2019-2020 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.

Outcomes

MATC Electronic Assembler graduates are prepared to:  

  • Solder components in an assembly.
  • Operate test equipment. 
Careers

Earning your Electronic Assembler Embedded Technical Diploma at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for such jobs in this high-demand field as:  

  • Electronic Assembler
  • Electronic Installer
  • Cabling Technician
  • Wiring Technician

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  • Estimated Program Cost
    # of Credits for Completion
    8
    Tuition
    $1073.60
    Materials/Supplemental Costs
    $178.00
    Other Costs
    $0.00
    Total Program Costs:
    $1251.60
  • Graduate Summary
    Graduate Report Summary Overview

    2018
    Number of Program Graduates 7
    Number of Surveys Sent 7
    Number of Surveys Returned 6
    Percent of Surveys Returned 85.70%
    Available for Employment 3
    Percent Available for Employment 100.00%
    Not in Labor Market 3
    Percent Not in Labor Market 100.00%
    Available for Employment

    2018
    Graduates Employed 2
    Percent of Graduates Employed 66.70%
    Employed in Related Occupation 2
    Percent Employed in Related Occupation 100.00%
    Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0
    Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0.00%
    Employed - No Response 0
    Percent Employed - No Response 0.00%
    Seeking Employment 1
    Percent Seeking Employment 33.30%
    Reaction To Training at Madison College

    2018
    Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.3 0 0
    Number of Satisfaction Responses 3
    Very Satisfied 1
    Percent Very Satisfied 33.30%
    Satisfied 2
    Percent Satisfied 66.70%
    Unsatisfied 0
    Percent Unsatisfied 0.00%
    Very Unsatisfied 0
    Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00%
    Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

    2018
    Number of Primary Reason Responses 6
    Preparation for Getting a Job 1
    Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 16.70%
    Career Change 1
    Percent Career Change 16.70%
    Improvement of Existing Skills 1
    Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 16.70%
    Preparation for Further Education 3
    Percent Preparation for Further Education 50.00%
    Personal Interest 0
    Percent Personal Interest 0.00%
    Other 0
    Percent Other 0.00%
    When Employment was Obtained

    2018
    Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 2
    Before Enrollment 1
    Percent Before Enrollment 50.00%
    While Attending the College 0
    Percent While Attending the College 0.00%
    After Training at the College 1
    Percent After Training at the College 50.00%
    Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

    2018
    Number of Employment Location Responses 2
    In College District 2
    Percent In College District 100.00%
    In Wisconsin, Not in District 0
    Percent of In Wisconsin 0.00%
    Outside of Wisconsin 0
    Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.00%
    Employer Location Unknown 0
    Percent Location Unknown 0.00%
    Salary Trend
    Salary Trend 2018
    Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 2
    Average Monthly Wage $3,229
    Average Hourly Wage $18.78
    Average Work Hours per Week 40
    Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count
    Average Hourly Wage
    Average Work Hours per Week
  • Graduate Employers
    Total Positions Open for academic year: 2018
    Wisconsin TechConnectTM Jobs* Madison Non-Madison
    Number of Full Time Positions Open
    Number of Part Time Positions Open
    Total Jobs
    Graduate Employers for academic year: 2018
    Employer(s) Job Title City** State*** Positions
    Aerotek Engineering Technician
    Diesel Forward Electronic Repair Technician Windsor

    * - Wisconsin TechConnectTM jobs are posted through a statewide consortium operated and funded by all 16 of the technical colleges in Wisconsin.

    ** - Only cities outside of Madison will display.

    *** - Only states outside of Wisconsin will display.

    **** - If you have a position to post, please contact Career and Employment Services at techconnect@madisoncollege.edu