Telecommunications

About

The mission of the program is to prepare students for gainful employment in the Telecommunications field by providing students with the fundamental theories, principles, experiments and real world experiences in Telecommunications. Students learn through “hands-on” applications utilizing trainers and real-world projects. Telecommunications offers several certifications built on recognized industry standards.  Students study copper and fiber optic based systems, along with telephony and cabling in the first trimester to prepare students to sit for C-TECH certifications.  The second trimester concentrates on hardware, windows, MAC, and Linux,  storage, networking, mobile devices, system management, implementation and file management utilizing Testout to prepare students for CompTIA A+ certification.  The last trimester, students study satellite fundamentals, residential electrical systems, audio-video, and security-surveillance with practical applications to prepare for SBCA and ETA RESI certifications.

Overview

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Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Telecommunications Cable Installer432Certificate
Telecommunications Networking Specialist864Certificate
Telecommunications Electronics Technician1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
813 West Main St.
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Job Duties

Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 2,490

Current job openings per year: 260

Instructors

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