MiraCosta College Community Education and Workforce Development

electronic assembly

at MiraCosta College

about the electronic assembly course

The purpose of this course is to provide the necessary training for students to become an electronic assembler at an advanced manufacturing company. Students will work towards IPC J-STD-001 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.


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, 9:00am-2:00pm.
Please see the events calendar for dates

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


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.

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.

Schedule a Visit Request More Info View Upcoming Sessions