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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Joint Apprentice Training Committee of the Elevator Industry | Evaluated Learning Experience

Troubleshooting Solid State Electronic Systems

Formerly Applied Electronics for Elevators

Version 1 and 2: 72  hours (18 weeks).

Queens Vocational High School, 37-02 47th Avenue, Long Island City, NY.

Version 1: September 2000 - June 2023.* Version 2: July 2023 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: lay out and fabricate binary decoder PC board; convert between base 10 and binary number systems; describe the function and behavior of diode and Zener diode; describe how the power transistor can be used as a switch; explain how an SCR is used as a control element; and program an EPHROM. Shop exercises support instruction.


Versions 1 and 2: Major topics include: binary decoder PC board; base 10 and binary number systems; diode and Zener diode; power transistor; SCR; EPHROM; etching safety; soldering and desoldering.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the associate degree/certificate category, 2 semester hours (1 lecture, 1 shop) as Basic Electrical Circuits (10/01 revalidation) (11/06 revalidation) (7/12 revalidation) (7/17 revalidation). Version 2: In the associate degree/certificate category, 3 semester hours in Basic Electrical Circuits (7/23 revalidation).