Bakersfield College


Electronics, Industrial Maintenance 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 instrumentation, temperature, pressure, level detectors, motor theory and wiring, installation and wiring standards and mechanical systems. This program prepares students for careers in electronics technology. Entry level positions in petroleum/energy, instrumentation/process control, logistics and distribution, ancillary services, materials processing, and industrial maintenance.

Program Learning Outcomes

The successful student will be able to:

  • demonstrate proficiency and safe operation of motors and process control technology that is required for industrial employment.
  • demonstrate troubleshooting and problem solving skills used by maintenance personnel for industrial technology related fields.
  • demonstrate an understanding of instrumentation and mechanical systems for transfer to a four year university degree program or for certification.

Career Opportunities:

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Instrumentation Technician,Process Technician, Controls Technician, Automation 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 Maintenance Job Skills Certificate.

Total Units: 10

Required Courses

Course # Name Units
ELET B55A Electric Motors-Controls 4.0
ELET B56 Instrumentation & Process Control 3.0
ELET B70 Mechanical Systems 3.0