About this course
VC’s Electronics & Instrumentation Technology Program includes a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree with an instrumentation specialization along with an Instrumentation Certificate and an Instrumentation/Measurement Technician Certificate. Those who choose to pursue the Instrumentation Certificate may add the Instrumentation Enhanced Skills Certificate.
Certificate programs include classes that will satisfy requirements for the associate degree, so you may choose to begin with a certificate program and easily move on to the degree program in the future.
The Electronics & Instrumentation Technology Program will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue an entry-level position as an instrumentation technician. Instrumentation and controls technicians install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair and replace process control equipment to produce quality products, and ensure environmental protection, safety and cost-effective operations.
As an instrumentation and control technician, you will be able to work in any of a number of different industries such as chemical, petrochemical, power generation, manufacturing, hospital/medical equipment, construction, and many others.
- Students over age 17 admitted by GED or individual approval if GED not earned.