Electronics Technology / Nanofabrication

Televisions, laptops, cellphones — electronics technology is all around us. In our Electronics Technology/Nanofabrication program, students learn about the inner workings of high-tech devices we rely on every day.

As they design and assemble FM radios, digital thermometers, alarm systems and more, students are introduced to the following skills:

  • Using multimeters, function generators, frequency counters, ohmmeters and oscilloscopes
  • Soldering, desoldering, through-hole soldering and surface-mount soldering
  • Building series, parallel and series-parallel circuits with direct and alternating currents

Instruction begins with Ohm’s Law, Watt’s Law, Kirchoff’s laws and other fundamentals before advancing to topics like transistors, diodes, integrated circuits and other elements of semiconductor theory. Students apply these concepts during hands-on training that includes designing simple circuits, assembling circuits based on schematic diagrams, testing and troubleshooting circuits and replacing defective electronic components.

Nanotechnology is also part of the curriculum, so the program lab is equipped with an industry-standard clean room where students make solar cells and more. Upperclassmen routinely participate in LCTI’s rotational internship program and local manufacturers like Lutron Electronics Inc. often recruit them for co-op positions that lead to employment after high school or college.

Industry Credentials

Electromechanical/Mechatronics Technology students can earn the following certifications and credentials in high school:

  • AMIST Level 1 Certification via Industrial Maintenance Training Center of Pa.
  • OSHA Certification via CareerSafe®
  • Pennsylvania Skills Certificate via NOCTI®

College Credits

A statewide articulation agreement known as SOAR allows students to earn college credit for their work in the Electromechanical/Mechatronics Technology program.

  • This program also has an articulation agreement with Lincoln Technical Institute.

Career Pathways

with industry credentials:

  • Electronics Installer
  • Soldering Technician
  • Telecommmunications Technician

with associate degree:

  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Electronics Engineering Technician

with bachelor’s degree:

  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer

PROGRAM DETAILS

Teacher: Tom Lesisko

Email: lesiskot@lcti.org

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Industry Partners

Representatives from the following local businesses serve on the Electronics Technology/Nanofabrication program’s Occupational Advisory Council:

  • Bronkhurst USA
  • Lutron Electronics
  • R&D Altanova
  • Solar Technology

Student Organizations

Electronics Technology/Nanofabrication students are eligible for membership in the following Career & Technical Student Organizations, or CTSOs:

  • DECA
  • SkillsUSA

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