Mobile Electronics Technician - ME61

Offered at the Following Campus

  • High Schools

Program Overview

The Mobile Electronics Technician Technical Certificate of Credit is designed to provide students with short term training to prepare them for entry employment in the field of car audio systems installation. Topics include direct and alternating current principles, soldering techniques, and system installation procedures.

*This program is generally reserved for local area high schools only.

Entrance Requirements

*Submit a completed application and application fee;    
*Be at least 16 years of age;   
*Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript; 
*Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;      

*Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Occupational Courses (10 hours)

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

Develops the ability to solder and desolder connectors, components, and printed circuit boards using industry standards. Topics include: safety practices, soldering, desoldering, anti-static grounding, and surface mount techniques.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Provides the fundamental concepts for the installation of automotive audio and video systems. Topics include: charging and electrical systems, automotive wiring harnesses, basic audio systems, advanced audio systems, and mobile video systems.


Related Program Options:

Telecommunications and Security Technology
Broadband Installation Specialist
Cable Installation Specialist


Contact Us

Northern Region
Andrea Fletcher

High School Services Coordinator
Office: Room 628C
Phone: (229) 468-2049
Campus: Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

Southern Region
Amelia Roberson

High School Services Coordinator
Office: Berrien Hall, Room 306
Phone: 229-259-5180 ext. 5180
Campus: Valdosta Campus

Brooke Jaramillo

Director of Recruitment
Office: Lowndes Hall, Room 7289A
Phone: (229) 333-2100 ext. 6163
Campus: Valdosta Campus