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Telecommunications Academy

pawprint  Telecommunication Academy: Students are infused with knowledge and hands-on experiences through industry curriculum to get a comprehensive overview of the telecommunications systems.

Think of telecommunications as the world’s biggest machine. Strung together by complex networks, telephones, video devices, mobile phones and internet-linked PC’s, this global system touches nearly all of us. It allows us to speak, share thoughts, and do business with nearly anyone, regardless of where in the world they might be.

Telecom operating companies make all this happen. The telecommunications sector continues to be at the epicenter for growth, innovation, and disruption for virtually any industry. Mobile devices and related broadband connectivity continue to be more and more embedded in the fabric of society today and they are key in driving the momentum around some key trends such as video streaming, Internet of Things (IoT), and smart home technologies.

Come join this exciting ever-changing industry with an opportunity to attain a national certification through the Society of Cable Technical Engineers! If you enjoy technology this is the field for you!!

Cox Communications
Cox Communications

2020-2021: Academy Instructor

Mr. Tom Connors

Course Progression:

Freshman: Telecommunication Technology I - Course Description: This course covers competencies in safety, tools, traffic control, pole climbing, DC circuits, troubleshooting, and customer service.

Sophomore: Telecommunication Technology II - Course Description: This course covers competencies in science, AC circuits, network cabling, and the use of test equipment.

Junior: Telecommunication Technology III - Course Description: This course provides competencies in advanced cable repair techniques, test equipment, basic computer architecture, peripheral equipment, and electronic information exchange.

Senior: Telecommunication Technology IV - Course Description: This course covers competencies in site requirements, the use of tables and charts, worksite plans, and twisted pair design.

Cox Communications
Cox Communications