ABC Construction Electronic Systems Technician

This is a three-year electrical apprenticeship program in the low-voltage electrical trade. Applications for this program should be directed to Associated Builders and Contractors, 13825 Kirkham Way, Poway, CA 92064; (858) 513-4700. Only students accepted as apprentices under Associated Builders and Contractors are eligible for enrollment in the following Construction Electronic Systems Technician courses.

ABC Electrical Apprenticeship Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate preparedness for successful transition to the Journeyman level designation and professional certification by the California Division of Apprenticeship Standards in Construction Electronic Systems as a Technician.
  • Illustrate procedures utilized for ABC Construction Electronic Systems Technician specific practices in use of tools, techniques and hands-on skills and competencies for Journeyman-level practices in ABC Construction Electronic Systems Technician Apprenticeship.
  • Identify and utilize equipment and related components of ABC Electronic Systems Technician profession to meet target standards for measurement, calibration, and Construction Electronic Systems Technician practices at Journeyman levels.
  • Read, comprehend and apply ABC Construction Electronic Systems Technician instructions and design standards for construction or production outcomes as required by ABC trade practices and industry standards.



301A Introduction to Construction Electronic Systems Technician I - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40.
Limitation on Enrollment: Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade.
This course provides the Construction Electronic Systems Technician apprentice with instruction in general construction site safety, measurements and formulas, use of hand and power tools, interpretation of blueprints, basic rigging techniques and methods used to move equipment and materials. (FT) AA/AS.

301B Introduction to Construction Electronic Systems Technician II - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade.
This course provides the Construction Electronic Systems Technician apprentice with instruction in industry standards and building codes, residential and commercial construction methods, basic electrical theory, electrical meters, OSHA safety standards, and ladders and rigging. (FT) AA/AS.

302A Intermediate Construction Electronic Systems Technician I - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade.
This course provides the Construction Electronic Systems Technician with instruction in mathematics related to the trade and electronic theory. Also includes electronic measurement tools and techniques, Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC) electrical systems and grounding, and blueprint reading related to the trade. (FT) AA/AS.

302B Intermediate Construction Electronic Systems Technician II - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade.
This course provides the Construction Electronic Systems Technician with instruction in types of cabling, switches and relays, terminating conductors, low-voltage codes and standards, and computer cabling applications. (FT) AA/AS.

303A Advanced Construction Electronic Systems Technician - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade.
This course provides the Construction Electronic Systems Technician with instruction in wire and cable selection, advanced buses and networks, fiber optic installation, cable and satellite television systems, and wireless communications. (FT) AA/AS.

303B Advanced Construction Electronic Systems Technician II - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade.
This course provides the Construction Electronic Systems Technician with instruction in site survey, job planning and documentation, maintenance and repair, supervision, and fire and security alarm systems. (FT) AA/AS.

349 Construction Electronic Systems Technician Work Experience - Hours by Arrangement, 300 hours total, 4 units (Pass/No Pass Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade and concurrently enrolled in a related apprenticeship class.
This course consists of on-the-job learning experiences in the Construction Electronic Systems Technician occupational field. The combined maximum credit for all work experience courses from all disciplines may not exceed 16 units. AA/AS.