2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Telecommunications Tower Technician, Certificate


Upon completion of a Certificate in Telecommunications Tower Technician, a student will be able to:

Science and Technology
  • Understand and implement the fundamental aspects of fall protection and rescue theory and practical application to tower safety practices for a competent worker.
  • Identify and apply the basic principles of overhead tower construction including safe work habits, protective equipment and tower climbing techniques.
  • Identify, understand and apply the fundamentals of cable accessories and carrier installation standards for a broad cross section of wireless construction.
  • Identify, understand, and discriminate among the basic fundamental elements of wireless technology relevant to tower installation including wireless networks, application, service and a basic technical overview of spectrum principles.
  • Identify and apply the basic principles of electricity and safety standards. Choose and use basic tower installation tools at each job site.
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
  • Identify and apply the basic principles of overhead tower construction including safe work habits, protective equipment and tower climbing techniques.
  • Identify, understand and apply the fundamentals of cable accessories and carrier installation standards for a broad cross section of wireless construction.
  • Identify, understand, and discriminate among the basic fundamental elements of wireless technology relevant to tower installation including wireless networks, application, service and a basic technical overview of spectrum principles.
  • Identify and apply the basic principles of electricity and safety standards. Choose and use basic tower installation tools at each job site.
Professionalism
  • Uphold professional and ethical standards.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in a respectful and positive manner.
Communication
  • Demonstrate professional written and verbal skills.