MiraCosta College Community Education and Workforce Development

electronic assembly
course

at MiraCosta College

about the electronic assembly course

Learn the necessary training to become an electronic assembler at an advanced manufacturing company:

  • Soldering through-hole and surface mount single-lead/multi-lead components
  • Soldering multi-pin IC chips
  • Measuring and cutting wire
  • Trimming insulation, crimping, connectorizing, molding and insulating connector ends
  • Wrapping, bundling, shielding, insulating and security cable harnesses
  • Mounting modules, components, connectors, cables and harnesses into chassis

In this 80-hour course students will work toward IPC certification. In addition, students will learn the role of production in the manufacturing system and how certain skill sets, such as reading and analyzing acceptance criteria, testing, documentation and soldering are integral to the job.

This class can be taken individually, or as part of a larger certificate program. Find out more.

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why attend miracosta?

  • Industry relevant curriculum

  • Reduced prices due to grant funding

  • Accelerated training to help you move up in your job

  • We will gladly work with companies willing to pay for employee training

Tuition $1,800
Tuition is FREE through the DOL funded America’s Promise Grant. NOTE: A $220 charge to cover administrative costs will be collected upon registration.

Course Length
80 hours

Hours of Instruction
Sundays, 8:30am-5:00pm
Please see the events calendar for dates

Prerequisites
Completion of enrollment documents.
Students must be at least 18 years of age.

what you will learn

  • Soldering through-hole and surface mount single lead/multi-lead components
  • Soldering multi-pin IC chips
  • Measuring and cutting wire
  • Trimming insulation, crimping, connectorizing, molding and insulating connector ends
  • Wrapping, bundling, shielding, insulating and security cable harnesses
  • Mounting modules, components, connectors, cables, and harnesses into chassis

after course completion

Certifications

If you successfully complete this course, you will receive a Certificate of Accomplishment from MiraCosta College and an IPC certification.

Career Paths

This training is designed to help you start a new career in electric assembly, move up within your current company, or to enhance your skillset for your next job.

meet your instructor

Scott Hannum - Soldering InstructorScott Hannum
Electronic Assembly Instructor

Scott Hannum began his career in the US Navy, coordinating the training of sailors who conduct the operation and maintenance of self-defense systems, as well as developed and managed a fleet wide training program for the High Voltage Power Distribution System. Since he retired from the Navy, he has been the Manufacturing Manager at CarrierComm Inc. and the Production Supervisor at ViaSat Inc. He currently coordinates the operation and process for the assembly of electro-mechanical parts, components, sub-assemblies, and final assemblies, as well as developing the technical skills of the assembly staff.

Dadre Marie Rudolph
Electronic Assembly Instructor

Dadre Marie Rudolph is an experienced consultant and educator. As Engineering Tech for Denio and Associates Engineering and Pinyon Engineering, she ran a total station and created topo maps and grading and drainage plans with AutoDesk Civil 3d, liaisoned with clients and public agencies and collaborated to design and build a strawbale house. With Communication Services, she managed operations and installed and repaired telephone and network cables. As well she has enjoyed being an robotics and computer science instructor for adults and high school students for 10 years.

take the next step

We offer information sessions for many of our job training programs. The information session offers you the opportunity to learn all about the programs in a relaxed environment.
Our instructors will be available at this time to answer all of your questions. Call us at 760.795.6820 to register.

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