Electronics Technician ECT Board Exam Schedule, Requirement

The Professional Regulation Commission PRC administers the Electronics Technician (ECT) board exam to aspiring electronics technicians in the Philippines.

To qualify to take the Electronics Technician board exam you should have finished at least a two-year Associate, Technician, Trade, or Vocational course in Electronics, or have completed at least 3rd Year BS ECE, a graduate of BS Computer Engineering, and have taken the subject “ECE Laws and Ethics.

What does an electronics technician do?

They work on a wide range of electronic equipment, from small devices to huge industrial equipment. Some common tasks that they perform include repairing and maintaining electronic equipment, reading and interpreting schematics diagrams, and testing electronic equipment. This can be a very interesting and rewarding career for those who love working with technology.

ECT Licensure Exam Requirements

We have discussed the qualifications above to be able to take the Electronics Technician Board exam. Here are the requirements you need to prepare:

  • PSA Birth Certificate
  • PSA Marriage Certificate (for married female applicants)
  • Transcript of Records with scanned picture and remarks “For Board Examination Purposes”
  • Payment of P900.00 – complete
  • P450.00 – conditioned/removal

*One removal exam only, period not specified

ECT Board Exam Schedule 2022

If you are planning to take the ECT licensure Exam, see the schedule below:

Name of ExamDatePlaceOpening of ProcessingDeadline
Electronics TechniciansApril 22, 2022NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJanuary 24, 2022March 22, 2022
Electronics TechniciansOctober 10, 2022
NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga
July 11, 2022September 12, 2022

ECT Board Exam Coverage

  1. Basic Mathematics
    • Simple calculation and application of Arithmetic, Algebra, and Geometry
  2. Ohm’s Law
    • Calculations for Resistance, Current, Voltage, and Power for AC and DC Circuits
  3. Electronic/Electrical Machine or Equipment
    • Description and operating principles for Motors, Generators, transformers, consumer Electronics appliances, Electronics and Communications Equipment, etc.
  4. Electronic/Electrical Component
    • Identification, Uses, functions of resistors, trimmer, rheostat, heater, thermistor, varistor, capacitors, varicap, transistors, inductor, Integrated Circuits, Sensors, diodes, fuses, relays, switches, reed switch, thermostat, circuit breaker, limit switch, etc.
  5. Maintenance and Repair
    • Description of the procedures in the Maintenance of Electrical/Electronic Machinery or equipment.
  6. Philippine Electrical Code
  7. Republic Act No. 9292 – Electronics Engineering Law of 2004
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