Pursue Your Passion for Technology as an Electronics Technician
Join the fast-paced exciting technology field today! Electronics technicians help to install, repair, maintain, or even sell hi-tech electronic equipment. In this online program, you can take the first steps to prepare for a variety of electronic technician jobs — all from the comfort of your own home and at a pace that's right for you. The Penn Foster Career School online Electronics Technician training program is also recognized by the Electronics Technicians Association International (ETA-I).
Prepare for Electronics Technician Certifications
Graduating from the Electronics Technician training program can help you prepare for the Student Electronics Technician (SET) and the Associate Electronics Technician (CETa) certification through the Electronics Technicians Association International (ETA-I).
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.
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
Get the skills and knowledge you need to help you prepare for a career as an Electronics Technician.
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.
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 Electronics Technician students as part of the Penn Foster Community.
Why Become a Electronics Technician?
Technology is constantly changing - get the skills and knowledge to help you keep up with this fast-paced field! Electronics technicians can work in a variety of areas, including repairing computers, copiers, fax machines, and entertainment systems, fixing electronic circuits and automated equipment, working as a broadcast engineer, and more! In 2019, the average annual pay for electronics technicians was $59,080.¹
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.
Electronics Technician Course Details
In the Penn Foster Career School Electronics Technician online program, you'll cover topics such as the tools of the trade, like different types of electronic circuits: amplifiers, oscillators, and power supplies, resonant circuits, electronic sensors, and audio and RF circuits, how to repair or replace defective parts, such as motors, fuses, or gaskets, how to reassemble and test equipment after repairs, and more!
¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, on the Internet here (visited June 15, 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.