George Brown College

Electronics Technician Program (Distance Education)

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Program Information

School:George Brown College
Faculty:School of Mechanical Engineering Technologies
Degree:Certificate; Distance
Field of Study:Electrical, Electronic and Comm. Engin. Tech./Technician
Description:The Electronics Technician distance education program focuses on the skills needed to assemble, install, troubleshoot and repair electronic equipment used by consumers, business and industry. Students learn electronics theory and how to work with circuits and the various components of electronic systems such as capacitors, resistors, semiconductors and amplifiers. The focus is on a broad understanding of the field that students can then apply to specific areas of interest or employment.

This is a Distance Education program in which you complete all courses by studying at home, with an interactive learning package on a personal computer. Laboratory projects and exercises are also carried out in this way. The learning package consists of 23 courses (modules) on a CD-ROM or DVD with text, video, animation, computer-based testing and a computerized simulation of an electronics laboratory. Students also have telephone or e-mail access to a tutor for personal assistance. You may enrol at any time during the year and complete the modules in the learning package at your own speed. Typical completion time is 32 weeks of part-time study, but there are no time limits.

This is a Second-Career-eligible program. For more information about these programs go to:
URL:Electronics Technician Program (Distance Education) at George Brown College
Length:32 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,545
Careers:Electronics Equipment Service TechniciansPower System OperatorsIndustrial ElectriciansSee More...

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, Grade 12 English (C or U), Grade 11 Math (M or U) or Grade 12 (C or U)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 23, 2015