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At a Glance

Explore the intricacies of soldering, master circuit board utilization and hone mechanical assembly techniques using a variety of hand tools. Sit for the IPC J-STD-001 certification, the industry standard for soldering processes and materials used in electronic assemblies.

Approx. Number of Hours/Months:

40 hours/1 week

Program Cost:**

$1780

Est. Hourly Wage:*

$24.13 per hour

Min. Occupational Requirements:

High school diploma

Electronic Assembler Job Overview

Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers assemble or modify electrical and electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment, telemetering systems, electric motors and batteries. Assemblers read and interpret schematic drawings, diagrams and blueprints to determine materials requirements and assembly instructions. They use tools including rivets, bolts, soldering and micro-welding equipment to install components, units, subassemblies, wiring and assembly casings. They also adjust, repair or replace electrical or electronic components to ensure conformance to specifications. Electrical and electronic equipment assembler Badge

Licensure/certification Earned

IPC J-STD-001

Additional Information & Program Requirements

The first class is held at Carroll Community College and will cover safety, measurement and hand tools. The remaining classes are held at Circuit Technologies in Reisterstown and focus on soldering skills. The cost of certification is included in the course fees and will be administered at the end of the training. 

For the job, you should be able to stand on your feet for long periods and have an aptitude for attention to detail. You should be able to read, speak, write and understand English (exceptions may be made if the person is unable to meet one of these requirements for a medical reason, such as hearing impairment).

Financial Assistance

Funding is available to help pay for short-term job training. Up to 90% of costs may be covered to complete this training program.

Curriculum

View all current course offerings. Not all courses are offered within every term schedule. 

Prepare for a rewarding career in the dynamic tech industry! Gain the fundamental skills and knowledge essential for success in electronic assembly and related industries. Explore the intricacies of soldering, master circuit board utilization, and hone mechanical assembly techniques using a variety of hand tools. Our well-rounded training program combines theory with practical hands-on experience, equipping you with the confidence to sit for the IPC J-STD-001 certification, the industry standard for soldering processes and materials used in electronic assemblies. Elevate your career prospects and join the ranks of skilled professionals thriving in this dynamic field.

Interested in enrolling?

Contact our Continuing Education Office (Room A115) if you have any questions or concerns.

410-386-8100 | cet@carrollcc.edu

*Wages are based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only. 

**Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks and related materials, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees or prerequisite courses.