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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

SpaceTEC Partners, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

CertTEC® Basic Electricity and Electronics – Analog


Proficiency examination; varies.

Proctor sites authorized by SpaceTEC®.

December 2014- Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful passing of this examination, students are able to demonstrate skills and knowledge in using a multimeter and an oscilloscope to identify analog circuit types, measure analog circuit values, identify faults in common analog circuits, troubleshoot a simple discrete power supply by identifying signals, following signal flow through the circuit, and identifying faulty components and outputs; use their knowledge of power supplies and analog circuit performance to successfully troubleshoot fault scenarios. Students also will be able to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in troubleshooting MOSFET, IGBT, and SCR switching circuits, safely implement circuit operating procedures to verify proper operation, and successfully troubleshoot various solid state switching circuits.


In order to prepare for this examination, students will study the following topics: Diodes; Junction Diodes; Diode Limiters; Diode Clampers; Electron Tube Principles; Transistors; Transistor Amplifiers; Power Supplies and Diode Rectifiers; Voltage Regulators; Zener Diodes; Zener Diode Regulators; Voltage Regulators; IC Regulators; Voltage Doublers; Multistage Transistor Amplifiers; RC Coupled Transistor Amplifiers; Push-Pull Amplifiers; Field Effect Transistor Amplifiers; Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs); Sine Wave Oscillators; Hartley Oscillators; Colpitts Oscillators; RC Phase Shift Oscillators; Crystal Controlled Oscillators; Sawtooth Generator; Blocking Oscillators; Multivibrator Circuits; Astable Multivibrators; Monostable Multivibrators; Bistable Multivibrators; Schmitt Triggers; Trigger Devices; Unijunction Transistor Oscillators; SCR Trigger Circuits; SCR Power Control; Triacs, Diacs, and Four-Layer Diodes; Programmable Unijunction Transistors; Operational Amplifiers; Differential Amplifiers; AM Receivers.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Electricity and Electronics (10/16) (5/23 revalidation).