The Basic Occupational Education (BOE) Program for Electronics and General Assembly is designed for students who have a barrier to learning and/or employment. The program is self-paced, with classroom, lab, and work experience components. Students train to perform assembly work in the high-tech electronics field or mechanical assembly industries. The range of skills taught varies for each student, but typically includes component preparation, board assembly, soldering, wire and cable preparation and hardware assembly. Students receive further training in specific skills with manufacturing firms throughout the Lower Mainland.NOTE: International students are not currently eligible for this program. For more information, contact Douglas College International.
Electronic and General Assembly Option Students in the Electronic and General Assembly Option receive training that enables them to work in entry-level assembly positions in electronics and other manufacturing industries. The range of skills taught varies for each student, but typically includes:
Job-site placements provide continued training and work experience opportunities through the application of learned skills in manufacturing firms throughout the Lower Mainland.
A preliminary interview with the instructor is required for acceptance into the program.