Entry Level Technician

Program Level: Certificates, Continuing Education
Department: Workforce Training Network
Institute: Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics
College: SPC

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Electrical technicians help create, maintain and repair the electronic components and equipment used in any equipment or device that involves electricity. They can sometimes work with electricians or electrical engineers, or work on-site to keep machinery and specialty equipment running correctly.

 

TECHNICAL MATH & BLUEPRINT READING - TECM 1013

Hydraulic technicians work in engineering and manufacturing settings, where they help hydraulic engineers design, develop, manufacture or repair equipment, systems and machines that use pressurized fluids. Hydraulic technicians begin their careers with the right education. After they develop essential job skills and get certified, they’re ready to join the workforce.

 

DC FUNDAMENTALS - CETT 1001

Learn the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s laws and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis is on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC voltage measurements. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading

 

AC FUNDAMENTALS - CETT 1000

Learn the fundamentals of alternative current Capacitance, Inductance, Power, transformer and fundamentals of DC/ AC motors. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading; DC Fundamentals

ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICES- ELMT 1091

Learn electro-mechanical devices for manufacturing in this hands-on course which includes motion control systems and process control systems, components of motor, various switches, sensors, photo eyes and electromagnetic relays.

 

DC/AC MOTOR CONTROL - INTC 1057

Study the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits, phasor, transformers as well as a fundamental study of electric motors with an emphasis on starting, speed control and braking systems. Learn the various concepts of motor controls, the circuits and the components that are needed to accomplish different controls. Prerequisite: Technical Math and Blueprint Reading; DC Fundamental; AC Fundamentals

 



Program Manager

Alfred Landeros 

Phone: 210-486-7082
Email: alanderos1@alamo.edu
Campus: St. Philip’s College Southwest Campus (SWC)
Building: Industrial Technology Center (ITC), Building 1 Room D116

Admin. Service Specialist

Jeannette Cooper

Phone: 210-486-7080
Email: jcooper46@alamo.edu 
Campus: St. Philip’s College Southwest Campus (SWC)
Building: Industrial Technology Center (ITC), Building 1 Room D116

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