● Electronics technicians founded the Electronics Technicians Association International (ETA-I) for electronics technicians.
● The ETA-I promotes professional credentials as proof of a technician’s skills and knowledge.
● The International Certification Accreditations Council (ICAC) accredits all certification for electronics technicians.
● The International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET) trains, prepares, and tests electronics technicians.
● The CET program protects consumers by certifying that the technician is knowledgeable and has the necessary skills.
● The different levels of certification require the student or technician to be knowledgeable in all aspects of the electronics field.
● A technician with a certification is more employ- able in the electronics field.
● Many electronics technician jobs require a minimum of an associate degree, graduation from a vocational or technical school, or military training.
● An electronics technician must have the skills and ability to read schematics and maintenance manuals, test and troubleshoot equipment, solder and unsolder components, and research availability of parts and costs.