Mar 20, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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APR 189 - Shop Practices

2 Credit(s)

This first year course in electronics technology addresses the general lab skills and knowledge required to function safely and effectively in an electronics laboratory or shop environment. The student will be introduced to concepts in electronic circuit assembly, wire termination, and soldering. Included is an overview of electrical schematics and diagrams used in the design, assembly, and repair of electrical and electronic systems. The proper use of common lab equipment and hand tools will be covered. This is a hands-on course intended to give the student experience performing tasks that are best taught by practice. Throughout the course the underlying theme is on work site safety and the ability to follow directions.

Prerequisite: RD 087  AND EL 115  OR prior college OR placement test.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Understand the principles of shop safety.

2. Be skilled in basic soldering/de-soldering techniques.

3. Have knowledge of electrical diagrams and schematics.

4. Have knowledge of the techniques required for proper wire termination.

5. Have a basic proficiency in the use of common electronics lab equipment and hand tools.

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