These programs are designed to produce a technician to work within the telecommunications industry. The technician will be able to install and maintain the hardware and software that provides voice, video, and data services to the general public. The potential employers of these technicians are Verizon, Cox Communications, as well as many other contractors that provide support to those companies. 

T-100 Multi-Media Technician

  • 10 Week Program

200 Training Hours:

Lecture and Discussion

80 Hours

Lab Activity and Student Evaluation

120 Hours

Designed for the student with no knowledge of telecommunications systems, this course prepares the student to install, terminate and test residential and commercial structured cable in private homes, apartments, and commercial settings. The students will be able to install and interface on the outside of a structure and bring the wiring inside to a jack. Students learn all the aspects of local distribution from the FX boxes to telephone pole assignments. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to extend drop wire and connections to the house. Students will be able to perform all inside wiring tasks and troubleshoot accordingly. This will allow the customer to access voice, data, and video communications in their homes. The student may also be trained to install and test PBX and Key systems in a commercial setting. The student will be able to install cable raceways and patch panels and install the cabling for voice, data, and video to industry standards.

Course content includes:

  • • Telephony
  • • Standards of the Industry
  • • Planning and Print Reading
  • • Structured Cabling
  • • Telecommunications Systems
  • • Testing of Telecommunications Systems

T-80 Structured Wire Puller

  • 8 Week Program

160 Training Hours:

Lecture and Discussion

40 Hours

Lab Activity and Student Evaluation

120 Hours

Designed for the student with no knowledge of telecommunications systems, this course prepares the student to install residential and commercial Structured Cable in private homes, apartments and commercial settings. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to install cable outside of a structure and bring the wiring inside to a jack. Students will learn all the aspects of local distribution from the FX boxes to telephone pole assignments and will be able to extend drop wire to the house and perform all inside wiring tasks. This will allow the customer to access voice, data and video communications in their homes and/or businesses to industry standards. 

Course content includes:

  • • Telephony
  • • Standards of the Industry
  • • Planning and Print Reading
  • • Structured Cabling

IBT-109 Introduction to Broadband Technology

  • 8 Week Program

160 Training Hours:

Lecture and Discussion

100 Hours

Lab Activity and Student Evaluation

60 Hours

Designed for the student with no knowledge of telecommunications systems, participants will be trained in the proper methods of connecting customer equipment to various sources. Students will be instructed in the cable modem, NID, NIU & EMTA installations, as well as CBR Telephony and VoIP methodologies. 

Course content includes:

  • • Basic Telephony
  • • Broadband Methodology
  • • Standards of the Industry
  • • Fixed Line Systems
  • • Media Types
  • • Applications
  • • Fundamentals of Mobile

T-101 Line Worker

  • 6 Week Program

160 Training Hours:

Lecture and Discussion

72 Hours

Lab Activity and Student Evaluation

48 Hours

Designed for the student with no knowledge of telecommunications systems, this course prepares the student to install commercial cell site wireless equipment on new and existing tower structures. The student will be able to safely install and support their installation team, which includes the installation of cables, antennas, and all associated material, while having to climb towers in excess of 100′. Students will be able to apply for a job in the wireless tower installation field, which is recognized by major employers and tower companies in the industry. 

Course content includes:

  • • Wireless Communications
  • • Fundamentals of Electricity
  • • Fiber and Premise Cabling
  • • Industry Safety Standards
  • • Tower Climber and Rescue
  • • Introduction to Rigging
  • • Installation Standards

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