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Industrial Electronics Technology

SouthWest Skill Center Program

Join us for an Information Session every Thursday to learn more about the program!  Call 623-535-2700 to reserve a seat.

Exciting News!  We understand that every one cannot make the long time commitment required to finish a program and that some people only need training in specific skills.  That's why we now offer enrollment into the individual courses that make up the Precision Manufacturing and Industrial Electronics programs. You may not have to wait for the next program start date. Get enrolled in a course now by following the admission process for individual courses, or contact us for more info.

SouthWest Skill Center’s Industrial Electronics Technology training program will provide you with skills necessary to succeed and progress in an industrial maintenance setting.  The focus is on the troubleshooting and repair of electrical/electronic equipment found in manufacturing and other industrial facilities.

Successful students will recieve a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Industrial Electronics Technology.

This unique program offers many additional maintenance skills needed in an industrial environment including an in-depth understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, print reading/plant drawings, material handling and technical math skills.

Skills mastered by Industrial Electronics Technology program completers will include equipment maintenance and repair, troubleshooting, critical thinking, and complex problem solving.  Along with an introduction to computer software applications and industrial safety, students will learn hand and power tool use, oxyfuel welding, rigging, and piping systems.

Learning studio settings, computer commons, lab environs, and an externship will all be utilized.  Students will get hands on training to prepare them for careers in occupations critical to all types of industrial facility maintenance.

Technicians can expect to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms, legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

Why Industrial Electronics Technology @ EMCC? 

The Southwest Skill Center at Estrella Mountain Community College is located in the growing Southwest Phoenix where many businesses are entering the market. EMCC is a strong, strategic partner in building a trained workforce to support the need for new employees with qualified skills.

This program is part of the Industrial Skills Institute at EMCC, which helps students succeed by offering educational networks and professional opportunities within their selected field(s) of study.

Career and Employment Outlook: 

The number of regional and national industries related to industrial electronics technology, has grown significantly in the Southwest Valley of Phoenix. The need for trained entry-level employees is continuing to increase respectively, thus making this program and certificate a valuable career path.

Students who successfully complete the Industrial Electronics Technology (IET) program will not only receive a Certificate of Completion from the SouthWest Skill Center, they will also receive portable, industry-recognized credentials from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) in the Industrial Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation Technician program.