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Now you can earn industry-recognized Electronic Instrument Certifications with College of Marin.

Build your credentials, add value to your resume and achieve job advancement. Earn three certifications with successful completion of one class!

You can earn official NC3 certificate for proof of achievement providing third party stackable credentials that can offer enhanced employment potential and higher productivity on the job. College of Marin also offers key industry certifications in conjunction with Snap-On: Multimeter Certification, Automotive Scanner Diagnostics Certification, and Mechanical and Electronic Torque Instrument Certification.

Electronics Technology Options – What does COM Offer?

CLICK on the program award to view costs and required classes for each certificate and degree

Sustainability Electrical Technology Skills Certificate (12.0 units)

Time to Completion (minimum):2 semesters
Estimated Tuition & Fees*:$665.00
Estimated Books & Supplies*:$0.00
Required Courses (12.0 units)
Class CodeNameCompletedUnits
ELEC 120AElectrical Fundamentals3.0
ELEC 200ASolar Photovoltaic Design3.0
ELEC 292AElectric and Hybrid Vehicle Design and Maintenance3.0
ELEC 260Electronic Instrument Certification3.0
 

Electric Car Technology Skills Certificate (9.0 units)

Time to Completion (minimum):2 semesters
Estimated Tuition & Fees*:$519.00
Estimated Books & Supplies*:$0.00
Required Courses (9.0 units)
Class CodeNameCompletedUnits
ELEC 120AElectrical Fundamentals3.0
ELEC 292AElectric and Hybrid Vehicle Design and Maintenance3.0
ELEC 260Electronic Instrument Certification3.0
 

Solar Technology Skills Certificate (9.0 units)

Time to Completion (minimum):2 semesters
Estimated Tuition & Fees*:$519.00
Estimated Books & Supplies*:$0.00
Required Courses (9.0 units)
Class CodeNameCompletedUnits
ELEC 120AElectrical Fundamentals3.0
ELEC 200ASolar Photovoltaic Design3.0
ELEC 260Electronic Instrument Certification3.0
 
* These expenses may not reflect your actual cost to attend College of Marin.
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Tuition cost is for in-state tuition, which is currently $46/unit plus additional fees. For out-of-state tuition, see marin.edu/paying-college.
-For information about opportunities for financial aid, please visit marin.edu/financial-aid
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or financial aid and enrollment questions, contact Enrollment Services at (415) 457-8811 Ext. 8822 or admissions@marin.edu.
Some classes may have prerequisites. Please meet with a College of Marin Counselor to plan your education path and determine which classes are necessary for you.

College of Marin’s Skills Certificates are designed to enhance your career or other field of study. You can earn an official NC3 certificate for proof of achievement. These credentials are important in various industrial industries including:

  •     Automotive repair
  •     Electrical
  •     Energy
  •     Engineering
  •     Manufacturing

Industry Instrument Certifications

Multimeter Certification – Become a power user of digital multimeters. Learn how to perform the initial safety and reliability checks on you meter and effectively utilize 90% of all available features. Download pdf for more details

Automotive Scanner Diagnostics Certification – Today’s vehicles require computerized diagnostics to properly identify problems. Become adept at working with automotive scanner controls, with troubleshooting techniques. Download pdf for more details

Mechanical and Electronic Torque Instrument Certification – Develop thorough knowledge of torque theory and master the complexities of proper tightening of fasteners. Download pdf for more details

Learn more about these on our Industry Certifications webpage.

Key Contacts

Who do I contact if I have questions?

PLAN: Call the Counseling Office at (415) 485-9432

OTHER QUESTIONS: Call COM's Career Programs Dept at (415) 457-8811 x8200

Electronics/Automotive Dept.

  • Auto Technology – Nick Fara (415) 457-8811 x8531
  • Auto Collision Repair – Ron Palmer (415) 457-8811 x8532

Why Choose College of Marin for Electronics Technology?

    • Earn Industry Certifications – Earn official NC3 certificate for proof of achievement. This provides third party stackable credentials that can offer you enhanced employment potential and higher productivity on the job. Learn more about on our Industry Certifications webpage.
    • Affordable: College of Marin classes are open to all and cost only $46 per unit for California residents.
      • Starting here is a terrific and inexpensive way to start your career.
      • Financial aid and student support services are available to those who qualify.
    • Amazing faculty with strong real-world experience. Our faculty are leaders in the field and bring their expertise to the classroom. You’re taught the skills needed in today’s job market.
    • Small Class Size: Most electronics classes have 10-22 students. This low student-to-teacher ratio allows instructors to work individually with students as needed while covering material in-depth.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What else should I know?

Are there any pre-requisites?

Some classes have requirements and prerequisites; for more detailed information talk to a counselor by calling (415) 485-9432.

Can I take classes in the evening?

Yes, classes are available in the evenings, great for working students.

How do I get started?

To get started, you need to enroll at College of Marin and should meet with a career counselor (who can help you with planning your education, direct you to financial alternatives, and more!)

PLEASE NOTE: This program is subject to change! For the most up-to-date information and to plan an individualized education plan, please see a College of Marin Counselor.
This program is eligible for financial assistance under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA). For information about opportunities for financial aid, please contact Enrollment Services at (415) 457-8811 Ext. 8822 or admissions@marin.edu.
Gainful Employment - For more information about College of Marin graduation and completion rates, the median debt of students who have completed our programs, and other important gainful employment information, please visit www1.marin.edu/gainful-employment.