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Electrical Troubleshooting (Level 2), CSC


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*This is a G3 Eligible Program

Program Code: 221-942-03, CIP Code: 46.0302

Program Head: Bryan Smith, (540) 863-2893, bsmith@mgcc.edu

Purpose: The Electrical Troubleshooting program is a continuation of the level 1 Practical Electronics Technician program.  It was developed for those who wish to gain or upgrade skills for an academic award, to enhance credentials, and/or complete a program before continuing further study.  Credits earned may be applied toward the college’s Associate of Applied Science degree in Technical Studies/Electrical and Instrumentation Technology.

Admission Requirements: Students who meet the admission requirements to the College are eligible for enrollment into the program. Individuals are expected to be proficient in basic English, mathematics and reading. Appropriate developmental courses are available for those who need to update their skills.

Program Description: The Electrical Troubleshooting program is designed to prepare individuals for entry level positions or advancement opportunities in the electronics/electrical field. Basic troubleshooters are able to assist more advanced workers in their daily tasks and perform basic troubleshooting functions. Work may involve basic electronics/electrical troubleshooting and performing the duties of an electronics/electrical helper.  This is the second level of a three level pathway. Students should have completed the courses in level 1 prior to enrolling in levels 2 and 3 or have previous relevant experience to satisfy needed pre-requisites.  The program head should be contacted to seek approval for prior experience.

Employment Outlook: Possible job titles include, but are not limited to, electronic/electrical helper/troubleshooter.

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