WIST-101 - Technical Skills

Minimum Credits: 4 Length: 120 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: Blended Cost: $873.92 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course%20Outlines/WIST101.pdf

This course provides the required skills for the student to perform the tasks that will be encountered in the practical phases of the Wireless Systems Technician program. Theoretical concepts as well as practical applications are included. Safety concerns for the electronics industry including Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) requirements are addressed. Training will be provided in the use of small hand tools used in the telecommunications industry concluding with the construction of a small electronics project. Math skills used by a technician will be studied in this course focusing on the trigonometric functions and logarithmic functions which apply in communications systems. Training will be given in basic report writing including graphing as related to electronics.