Low Voltage Applications Technician - Training Program
Career training for a job as Cable and Wireless Installation Technician

Career training for a job as a Low Voltage Applications Technician

A Low Voltage Applications Technician is a highly skilled and technical position that requires a strong understanding of electrical, communications, and digital. As a technician, you will be responsible for installing and maintaining various types of cable and wireless networks, including data and low voltage systems, fiber networks, and physical security systems. Exciting High Growth Career Opportunities building the new Digital Infrastructure for the Multifamily, Municipal, Commercial and Data Center Industries. With billions being invested into these programs, these skills are in high demand!


What skills do you need to be a fiber, data and low voltage technician?

Here are the most common skills and qualifications demonstrated by low voltage technicians:

  • Color recognition: Wiring requires identifying the wires by their color.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: technicians are required to work collaboratively with others to complete projects and resolve problems.
  • Problem-solving: Determining a problem within a broken device requires problem-solving abilities.
  • Physical fitness: Low voltage technicians may have to climb into attics, climb up ladders or lay on the floor.
  • Customer service: Low voltage technicians work in people’s homes or offices and must act professionally.


What are the Responsibilities of a Fiber, Data and Low Voltage Technician?

Complete a wide range of specific tasks to ensure that all aspects of the client’s network are in good health. Often working alone in tight spaces, utilize trained strategies while also completing the physical work. These tasks include:

  • Pulling, labeling, dressing and termination of horizontal cable, including cat5, cat6, fiber, coax, AV wire, Fire Alarm, and security & access control.
  • Configure, maintain, and fix issues of the data network and telephony systems and associated technologies in conformity with the conventional processes and standards.
  • Provide System Testing and documentation.
  • Install and test data networking, physical security, surveillance and alarm systems

What you’ll learn in the Cable and Wireless Installation Technician training program:

  • Blueprint and Network Diagrams
  • Business Communication and Study Skills
  • Residential and Commercial Structured Cabling
  • Customer Service and Teamwork Skills
  • PC, Network and Mobile Devices
  • NFPA 70E Qualified Person Safety
  • Commercial and Data Center Racking and Cabling
  • Field Service Operations
  • Troubleshooting Structured Wiring and Wireless Systems
  • NEC/NFPA Limited Energy Electrical Building Code Manual
  • Job Preparedness

Say yes to CET Cable and Wireless Installation Skills!

Less than one year to complete? yes!
Job Placement Assistance? yes!
Support Services? yes!
Financial Aid Assistance for those who qualify? yes!
Training supplies, books and uniforms included in tuition?** yes!

**Average program length based on attendance.
** Subject to change without notice.


FAQ about the cable and wireless installation technician training program:

Does the Cable and Wireless Technician Program require math?
Only Basic High School math is required.
Do students need previous experience to enter the program?
Zero experience is required.

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