Earn Your Basic Electronics Career Diploma Online

Develop foundational skills that can help you take the first steps toward becoming an electronics technician. With Penn Foster’s online electronics program, you’ll learn foundational skills from basic safety to universal design and theory, around your schedule. Graduates are eligible to sit for technical certification through Electronics Technicians Associations International (ETA)!

Why Become an Electronics Technician?

Working in basics electronics, you can assist electrical engineers to develop and maintain necessary technical equipment such as medical monitoring devices, navigation equipment, and more. With an average reported yearly salary of $65,260 as of 2019,¹ there’s no better time than now to take the first steps toward preparing for an entry-level career in the electronics maintenance field.
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Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
Dedicated Success Coaches
A Committed Support System
While you can study at home, you're not alone! Our dedicated Student Services Department, Student Community, and instructors are just a call or email away.
Curriculum for Success
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge to help you prepare for a career as a basic electronics technician.
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
Proven Reputation
With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
Connect with other students
Connect in real-time with other Basic Electronics students in the Penn Foster Community.
Student Experience

A Customized Learning Experience

With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, and informative videos to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.
Online Basic Electronics Course Details
With Penn Foster Career School’s flexible, online Basic Electronics Training Program, you’ll learn about foundational electrical concepts such in courses such as Nature of Electricity, Alternating Current, and Electronic Power Supply Systems.
Penn Foster Curriculum

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Basic Electronics Tuition
With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Basic Electronics training online today.
Penn Foster has been one of the best decisions I have made for myself and my future. I would encourage anyone to take that leap of faith and join this program.
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¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians, on the Internet here (visited June 22, 2020). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.