Cable Technician Certificate (CCC) Information

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Introduction to the Cable Technician Certificate (CCC) Program

The Cable Installation technical certificate provides students with the practical skills necessary for employment as a cable installer, cable tester, cable technician, or to provide supplemental training to persons currently employed in the field. The program is composed of selected college credit courses offered within the Telecommunications Technology Associate in Science degree. If desired, successfully completed coursework within the technical certificate can be transferred into an appropriate AS program. The program prepares the student with a basic knowledge of voice and data cabling and prepares them for BICISI Level I Installer Certification.

This certificate assumes the student has a basic knowledge of computer operating systems, hardware and software.

These credits may be applied towards the Electronics Engineering Technology or Computer Information Technology AS degree programs.

Is This For You?

People in this career usually prefer to work outdoors and be physically active. They like to work with things and to problem solve. People in this career are sometimes described as being precise, orderly, and persistent.

Beyond Graduation . . .

The program prepares the student with a basic knowledge of voice and data cabling and prepares them for BICISI Level I Installer Certification.

It is composed of selected college credit courses offered within the Telecommunications Engineering Technology A.S. degree at Pensacola State. If desired, successfully completed coursework within the technical certificate can be transferred into an appropriate Pensacola State College A.S. degree program in Electronics Engineering Technology, Networking Services Technology, or Telecommunications Engineering Technology

Related Career Opportunities

Primary Employers

Graduates from the Cable Technician Technical Certificate program are employed as cable installers, cable testers, or cable technicians by industries which have local and wide area computer networks: manufacturing, retail and wholesale businesses, financial and educational institutions, and insurance and government systems.

Occupations

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

String and repair telephone and television cable, including fiber optics and other equipment for transmitting messages or television programming. These technicians may access specific are as to string lines and install terminal boxes, auxiliary equipment, and appliances, using bucket trucks, by climbing poles and ladders, or entering tunnels, trenches, or crawl spaces.

Other Occupations

  • Cabling Specialist
  • Help Desk Specialist


Employment Trends

For more information regarding first-year earnings for degree completers and student debt accumulation download or view the Economic Security Report of Employment and Earning Outcomes Click Here, published by the Department of Economic Opportunity.

Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties
Occupation
Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equip.
2015 Cur. Openings
101
2023 Prj. Openings
108
Est. Annual Openings
2.9
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$57,774.33
All Florida Counties
Occupation
Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equip.
2015 Cur. Openings
4501
2023 Prj. Openings
4989
Est. Annual Openings
152.3
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$52,393.19


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