Penn Foster

925 Oak Street, Scranton, PA 18515

Program Details

The Industrial Electronics and Electrical Maintenance Technology program consists of four semesters of coursework. Students begin their furthering of knowledge by learning the computer skills that will be needed, such as word processing, file management, digital electronics, and using online resources and search engines.

Students receive essential training in their visual communication skills useful for completing and reading technical drawings. Part of the Introduction to Technical Drawings course includes learning dimensions, print reading, tolerancing, and interpretation of symbols and abbreviation. Students study the nature of electricity by being trained in AC currents, electrical circuits, electric cells and batteries, and electrical language. With computer-aided design and drafting systems, students are able to learn data exchange, annotating drawings, file and entity creation, and output methods.

Through Penn Foster College, students in this program should learn electronic process controls, and electronic measurements. During semesters three and four, students will choose from a list of approved electives to complete. Elective categories students must choose from include: technical, social science, and arts and humanities.

By completing Penn Foster’s Industrial Electronics and Electrical Maintenance Technology program, students are suited for employment maintaining electrical equipment, troubleshooting, or assisting in design.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Associate
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      64

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Penn Foster Career School, Penn Foster High School, and Penn Foster College are nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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