How to use a multimeter

Learn how to use a multimeter with hands-on labs, instructor support, online exams and a certificate of completion.
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Learn how to use a multimeter and make detailed measurements using a digital and analog multimeter - even if you never touched one before! CIE Bookstore's self-paced multimeter training course comes with two multimeters, instructor support, online exams and a professional certificate of completion suitable for framing.

An electronics professional uses test instruments on a daily basis to troubleshoot and maintain various electronics equipment. None may be as important as knowing how to use a multimeter.

The lesson material comes straight out of Cleveland Institute of Electronics' Electronics Associate Degree program and teaches someone with no previous knowledge of multimeters the proper techniques of measuring resistance, voltage and current.

This course comes equipped with both a powerful DIGITAL and ANALOG multimeter to use in the field for years to come.

CIE instructor assistance is included with this program along with a Certificate of Completion from CIE Bookstore.

This course also includes an extra lab with 3 graded lessons on proper soldering techniques. Start with the basics and them move onto more advanced techniques.

Learn how to inspect and repair solder joints using the included soldering iron with our easy to follow self-paced lessons.

Course includes the following:
- Digital Multimeter
- Analog Multimeter
- Soldering Iron
- Alarm Lab Kit
- 4 Graded Lessons
- Certificate of Completion
- Instructor Assistance

Topics Covered:
- How to use the Multimeter
- Multimeter Care
- Precautions
- Multimeter as an Ohmmeter
- Zeroing the Meter
- Measuring Wire Continuity
- Continuity Checks on Switches
- Measuring Lamp Continuity
- Measuring Resistance
- Resistance Scale and Ranges
- Learning the Resistor Color Code
- Marked and Measured Resistance
- Making Procatical Resistance Measurements
- Measuring Resistors on a Circuit Board
- The Digital Multimeter
- Measuring Voltage
- Measuring Current
- Tools for Electronic Technicians
- Printed Circuit Boards
- Soldering to Printed-Circuit Boards
- How to Repair Solder Joints
- Plus 15 more soldering topics

Graded Lessons for a Certificate of Completion:
- Using Your Multimeter to Measure Resisitance - 5 experiments
- Working with Printed Circuit Boards - 3 experiments
- Reliable Soldering Techniques - 1 experiment
- Building a Siren with Flashing Light - 4 experiments

Industry Overview:
Today’s electrical, electronics and computer technicians continue to revolutionize the way we live. We depend on the hundreds of thousands of these individuals who design, produce operate and maintain a vast array of equipment and services.

Radio, television, telephones, computers, airplanes, automobiles, office machinery and home appliances are a few of the industries in which electronics play an important role. In our age of satellites and computer networks the challenges and opportunities continue to mushroom. Today’s electronic careers continue to have enormous potential.

The implementation of ideas through new products, systems and services is the essence of engineering. The rapid changes in electrical, electronics and computer technology and the diversity of applications require a broad educational background and a lifelong commitment to learning new and specialized information.

Student Privileges

This course includes all the benefits of being a CIE student - Certificate of Completion from CIE upon completion, FREE Instructor Tutorial Assistance, and Superior Student Privileges so you never have to study alone!

1. Instructor Assistance:
Use our toll-free Instructor Hot-line to access our faculty and staff if you ever need assistance with your course work. CIE's dedicated staff of instructors do more than just grade your exams; they help guide you, step-by-step, through your studies.

They'll encourage you when you're doing well and give you support when you need it. Most importantly they'll see that every question you have receives careful consideration by one or more members of the staff. You can be sure the response, whether it's a simple explanation or an in-depth theoretical discussion, will be prompt, courteous and thorough.

2. Priority Grading - No waiting
Your submitted exams will be graded and sent back to you within 24 hours. You can be sure that you will get back almost instantaneous feedback from your exams. You can take your exams on-line on our e-grade site or send them in.

3. Professional Certificate of Completion from CIE Bookstore
After finishing this course you'll receive a certificate of completion suitable for framing!

4. Student Resources:
You’ll received complete lesson and tuition credit if you ever decide to transfer over to many CIE programs! Your exam scores will be stored in CIE's data base will be ready for you when you need them!

How do I enroll?

1. You can order online (click the 'Add to Cart' button).

2. Call us at (800) 321-2155 and ask for course 02-069.

3. You can mail a check or money order for $213.25
(includes $18.25 for shipping/handling - foreign shipping will be higher ) to:

CIE Bookstore
1776 E. 17th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

4. You can send a PayPal transfer of $213.25 to

5. You can fax your order to us at 216-781-0331.

Learn how to use a multimeter with this affordable hands-on course!

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