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NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Electronics (3034)

Formerly Electronics (2034)
Course Category: 
Location: 
NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.
Length: 
Varies.
Dates: 
September 2008 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: identify color-coded resistors; identify SMT resistor codes, DC components; identify and understand DC circuitry; explain voltage and current relationships in series and parallel circuits; identify, calculate and connect resistors in series, parallel, and combinational circuits; identify and understand DC schematic symbols; demonstrate understanding of Ohm's Law (DC circuitry); understand DC power, energy, and sources; identify AC components and AC circuitry; demonstrate understanding of properties of magnetism; explain current and voltage phase relationships; identify and understand AC schematic symbols; demonstrate understanding of Ohm's Law (AC circuitry); analyze waveforms; understand AC power and energy; identify AC energy sources; identify and understand solid state symbols; identify and understand diode types and circuits; demonstrate understand of transistor operations (NPN-BJT and PNP-BJT); identify and understand the functions of regulator circuits; identify and understand the functions of amplifier circuits; identify and understand the functions of oscillator circuits; identify and understand the functions of SCR circuits; identify and understand the functions of thyristor circuits (Triac and Diac); soldering and de-soldering equipment; demonstrate understanding of MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) relating to soldering and de-soldering; exhibit understanding of ESD protection (electrostatic discharge); exhibit understanding of PPEs (personal protective equipment); demonstrate through-hole and SMT soldering techniques; demonstrate the care and use of hand tools; demonstrate the care and use of multimeters (transistor, capacitance, and frequency); demonstrate the care and use of oscilloscopes; demonstrate the care and use of power supplies; demonstrate the care and use of isolation transformers and variacs; demonstrate the care and use of function generator;demonstrate the care and use of logic probes; correctly use a reference manual; identify and understand digital symbols; understand digital logic (gates, counters, and flip-flops); recognize sequential and combinational digital circuits; demonstrate knowledge of basic Boolean algebra; identify and understand gates and truth tables; demonstrate understanding of percentages and fractions; identify and understand basic geometry; demonstrate understanding of algebra and basic trigonometry; perform conversions of number systems and unit measurements. Performance Component: IC Identification (12%); DC Circuit Construction and Analysis (26%); Power Supply Construction and Analysis (21%); De-Soldering and Soldering (17%); CE Amplifier Construction and Analysis (24%).

Instruction: 

NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a NOCTI/NBS performance component test to assess application of skills.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Fundamentals of Electronics (11/13) (5/17 revalidation). NOTE: An additional 1-2 credits may be awarded based on successful completion of the Performance Component when given in conjunction with the written proficiency examination.

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