I-BEST

Engineering Technology - Robotics and Electronics

Train to install, maintain, and repair electronic and robotic equipment systems in hands-on classes.

Quick Start Certificates: Soldering Certificate, and Plated- Thru Hole Certificate

Courses help students increase math and reading skills as well as technical and problem solving skills needed for jobs in this field. Job opportunities include working in robotics, technical equipment servicing, quality testing, and electronics manufacturing.

Program Benefits:

  • Get hands-on training
  • Gain real world experience
  • Use the latest lab equipment
  • IPC certification exams taking during program: Soldering and Inspections

Job Opportunities as:

  • Assemblers
  • Solderers or Braisers

Entry-level earnings start at about $12.00-15.00/hr*

Choices for Further College Study and Career Paths:

Advanced certificates in:

  • Basic Electronics
  • Network Installation and Computer Support
  • Network Technology

Increase earning potentials average up to $21.73-$28.97/hr

Robotics and Electronics Pathways with Program Requirements: 

Earn a two-year Associate of Technical Arts Degree in Network Technology. Train as a technician to install, troubleshoot, upgrade, and repair computers and install computer networks. Also prepare for the Network+ Certification Exam and Server+ Exam.

Earn a two-year Associate of Technical Arts Degree in Robotics and Electronics Technology. Train in electronic circuit analysis, functional testing, and troubleshooting of complex linear, digital and microprocessor-based circuits. This training makes extensive use of practical, hands-on learning.

To learn more about I-BEST opportunities:

  • Call the Pre-College office at 425.640.1593 and schedule an appointment with Nicole Rios-Gunn, I-BEST Advising Manager
  • Email nicole.rios-gunn@edcc.edu 
  • Drop by the Pre-College Office in Mukilteo Hall, room 403

Find out more about Engineering Technology
Visit: edcc.edu/etec or call: 425.640.1902

*Wage Source: Washington State Employment Security Department, 2013