Students who complete the two-year electronics program here at Daniel Morgan, will be eligible to test for two different electronics certifications. For those really interested in mobile electronics, their is the "Basic" level in the Mobile Electronics Certified Professional program sponsored by the Consumer Electonics Association. For students more interested in general electronics theory, they can test for the "Student" Electronics Technician certification through the Electronics Technician Association. Both of these options give the student an opportunity to achieve a national recognized certification right here at DMTC!
The Mobile Electronics Certified Professional (MECP) program is the only nationally recognized program that certifies mobile electronics installers and sales people. MECP issues Basic Installer, Advanced Installer, Master Installer and Mobile Product Specialist certifications to mobile electronics professional who pass a written exam and meet the professional experience criteria. Owned and operated by the Consumer Electronics Association, the program has certified more than 25,000 installers since its creation in 1991.
The "Student" Electronics Technician certification, offered by the Electronics Technicians Association, allows high school students who have not had enough training to pass the Associate certification, the opportunity to earn a certification. ETA is a not-for-profit, professional association founded by electronics technicians in 1978. The sole purpose of the association is to provide recognized professional credentials as a testament to an individual’s skills and knowledge in a particular area of study.
Testing for both certifications is done in the school's computer lab to save the student time and money. The study guide for either test is an optional cost that can be paid as part of the students lab fee for the course.