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Electronics Certificate

Electronics Certificate



2 Semester

Full time, Full time, Mon - Fri

How to apply

Start date:
September 2024

Trades & Technology Centre, 5579 Tyson Road, Chilliwack, BC



  • Program eligible for financial aid
  • Small class sizes: student/instructor ratio is 20:1


The Electronics Technician Certificate program prepares you for a range of entry-level technical service positions through practical hands-on lab work, classroom-based lectures, group activities, reading assignments, and practice problems. 

You will learn how to:

  • Troubleshoot, repair, and build analog and digital circuits
  • Use multimeters, circuit testers, oscilloscopes, logic probes
  • Use diagnostic equipment to locate circuit, component, and equipment faults.
  • Learn to adjust, install and repair complex systems while following equipment manuals


Fall semester
ELTR 100 Electrical Network Analysis* 3 credits
ELTR 105 Electronic Network Analysis: Alternating Current* 3 credits
ELTR 110 Electronics Manufacturing Processes*  3 credits
ELTR 130 Digital Logic Systems* 3 credits
CMNS 125 Communicating Professionally to Academic and Workplace Audiences 3 credits
  Total: 15 credits

 *These courses have labs in addition to the class

Winter semester
ELTR 140 Intro to Engineering Graphics* 3 credits
ELTR 150 Solid State Electronic Devices* 3 credits
ELTR 160 Project Management for Electronics* 3 credits
ELTR 180 Data Communications Systems* 3 credits
ELTR 190 Electronics Project 3 credits
  Total: 15 credits

*These courses have labs in addition to the class


Electronics training can open the door to a diverse range of careers in the rapidly growing world of high technology.

Electronics Technician graduates may find a career with:

  • Manufacturers of electronic equipment
  • Telecommunication centres
  • Instrumentation service centres
  • Business equipment service centres
  • Cable companies
  • Commercial sound companies

UFV's Electronics Technician Certificate is recognized by the International Electronics Technician Articulation Committee — giving you national and global mobility when looking for work or further education.

Upon successful completion of UFV’s Electronics Technician certificate, you can continue your studies at UFV to earn an Automation and Robotics diploma or a Digital Manufacturing diploma or transfer to other post-secondary institutions offering specialty programs.


Electronics Technician Entrance Requirements

  • To be successful in the electronics industry, applicants should possess good hand/eye coordination, good colour vision, manual dexterity, and be well organized.


If you are currently or recently employed in the electronics industry, our upgrading program allows you to complete your certificate requirements or to become proficient in a specific process or technique.

As an upgrading student, you are expected to meet program prerequisites through previous enrolment or proof of industry experience, approved by the program instructor.

Upgrading students cannot be enrolled for more than 13 weeks or cannot displace anyone registered in an upcoming intake. 


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