Bakersfield College


Electronics, Industrial Communication Job Skills Certificate

The Bakersfield College Electronics Certificate program will show the world that you have gained the necessary knowledge and skills to perform better on the job. This program of study is widely recognized and modeled after local industry competency standards. A certified electronic professional often appears more dedicated, more skilled and thus more attractive to prospective employers. Program includes study in the following areas: electrical theory and components, soldering, wiring diagrams, safety advanced analog semiconductor and digital devices, power supplies, test equipment, radio communications, antenna and transmission lines, telecommunications, video, data, network technology, and installation and wiring standards. This program prepares students for careers in electronics technology. Entry level positions in ancillary services, telecommunications, and radio communications.

Program Learning Outcomes

The successful student will be able to:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for employment in the communication field.
  • demonstrate problem solving and troubleshooting skills used in multi-spectrum industrial equipment for wired and over the air systems.
  • demonstrate an understanding of theory and core material related to industrial communication, radio and telecommunications, that is required for transfer to a four year university degree program or for certification

Career Opportunities:

Communications Technician

To Achieve the Job Skills Certificate

Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Electronics, Industrial Communication Job Skills Certificate.

Total Units: 9

Required Courses

Course # Name Units
ELET B6 Analog and Digital Electronics 3.0
ELET B61 Telecommunications 3.0
ELET B62 Radio Communications 3.0