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Broadband Digital Installer Program

Our Broadband Digital Installer presents background information and installation practices pertaining to digital TV, Data over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS®) high-speed Internet, PacketCable™ telephone and home automation services for the connected home. Broadband professionals will be instructed on what is involved in certifying the reliability of the drop for digital TV, high-speed Internet and telephone service, as well as step-by-step installation procedures for each service.

  • Credential: Diploma
  • Duration: 304 Hours
  • Program Tuition: $15,000
  • Books: Cost of books are included in the tuition
  • Prerequisites: Candidates should be over 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and a High School Diploma or GED.

Associate of Science in Telecommunications

The Associate of Science in Telecommunications program prepares students in the field of telecommunications. The program focuses on the understanding and applying of new techniques in electronic technology for the aim of testing, maintaining, repairing, and upgrading digital as well as analog communication systems. The program also covers fundamentals of digital communications, its applications and how information technology converges create robust synchronous telecommunications systems. The program is designed to be an integrated educational curriculum taught using an applied, and theoretical approach. With the expansion of 5G wireless and 10G broadband, it is important to learn the fundamentals of digital communications, its applications and how information technology converges to create robust synchronous telecommunications systems. This program is specifically designed to guide the student in learning modern day communication system design and its correlating infrastructure. The topics also include wired, wireless, and point to point technologies that create mesh networks which enable instantaneous communication between two or more individuals.

  • Credential: Associate of Science
  • Duration: 60 Credit Hours
  • Program Tuition: $29,610
  • Books: $880
  • Prerequisites:
    • Admission Requirements:
      • High School Diploma or GED.
      • Valid government issued ID.
      • At least 18 years of age upon application
    • Special Requirements:
      • Applicant must have a current and valid driver’s license.
      • Applicant must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. (Evaluated on site prior to final acceptance)
      • Applicant must be able to climb at least a 20 ft. ladder. (Evaluated on site prior to final acceptance)
      • Applicant must be physically capable to climb at least 200 ft. (Evaluated on site prior to final acceptance)

Digital Wireless Infrastructure Technician

Our Digital Wireless Infrastructure Technician program readies a student for a career in Wireless by providing the initial foundations of job site safety, industry fundamental knowledge and technical skills. The student will perform installation of 5G, antenna and small cell devices on multiple structures utilizing a number of industry standard tools and operating necessary equipment to complete defined statements of work. Upon completion of the course, students will be knowledgeable in industry safety standards, RF/EME standards and troubleshooting wireless systems built on fiber or coaxial backhaul.

  • Credential: Diploma
  • Duration: 229 Hours
  • Program Tuition: $10,000
  • Books: Cost of books are included in the tuition
  • Prerequisites: Candidates should be over 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and a High School Diploma or GED.

Broadband Fiber Digital Installer

This program allows a broadband digital installer to train and certify in the CFOT® (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) exam. Broadband professionals will be instructed on what is involved in certifying the reliability of the drop for digital TV, high-speed Internet and telephone service, as well as step-by-step installation procedures for each service. Because the DOCSIS and PacketCable technologies are unique to the broadband cable industry, the course provides extensive information about their origination and the advantages that each offer. Due to the rapid growth of and interest in home security and home automation within the broadband industry, this course covers the protocols that power the connected home as well as the connected home ecosystem.

  • Credential: Diploma
  • Duration: 109 Hours
  • Program Tuition: $6,500
  • Books: Cost of books are included in the tuition
  • Prerequisites: Candidates should be over 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and a High School Diploma or GED.

Broadband Wireless Digital Installer

Combining our Broadband components into a digital wireless focus allows students to obtain skills in both Broadband infrastructure installation and cell tower communication. This program allows a student to gain a rounded telecommunications experience by providing hands on components to many broadband and wireless industry standards.

  • Credential: Diploma
  • Duration: 112 Hours
  • Program Tuition: $6,500
  • Books: Cost of books are included in the tuition
  • Prerequisites: Candidates should be over 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and a High School Diploma or GED.

Business Information Systems

Our Information System program provides key technical skills needed for employees and managers to use technology to its fullest ability. Within this program, students will learn how to leverage the Microsoft Office suite and other technical programs as intelligent tools towards the management of job responsibilities.

  • Credential: Certificate
  • Duration: 240 Hours
  • Program Tuition: $3,500
  • Books: Cost of books are included in the tuition
  • Prerequisites: None

Lean Supply Chain Optimization

This Lean Supply Chain Optimization training is designed to develop a professional who is well versed in the Lean Sigma Methodology who leads or supports improvement projects. This Lean Supply Chain Optimization class will provide a thorough understanding of all aspects within the phases of D-M-A-I-C. In addition, you will learn how to perform and interpret Six Sigma tools and how to use standard principles of Lean. The Cases used in this class will be covered more in depth, allowing the student to experience the level of detail a Green Belt would support. At this level the student is also encouraged to take a Certification exam to quantify their skills based on an industry exam.

  • Credential: Diploma
  • Duration: 300 Hours
  • Program Tuition: $7,500
  • Books: Cost of books are included in the tuition
  • Prerequisites: Yellow Belt Sigma class completed, or the Yellow Belt exam passed. Suggested – Students should be working in Lean Sigma environment for over 2 years.

Project Business Controller

This course is designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of the Project Management Processes – Project Initiation; Project Planning; Project Execution; Project Monitoring and Control; Project Closing. The emphasis is on integrating proven project management processes into an organization culture. The goal is to enable students to leverage an organization culture with project management processes rather than impose processes on the organization and lay a foundation for continuous improvement of the organization’s project management processes as the organization realizes the benefits of a project management methodology.

  • Credential: Diploma
  • Duration: 300 Hours
  • Program Tuition: $7,500
  • Books: Cost of books are included in the tuition
  • Prerequisites: Candidates should be over 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and a High School Diploma or GED.

 

The FOA CFOT® (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) is a registered trademark of The Fiber Optic Association, Inc.

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