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Radio Mechanics

Test or repair mobile or stationary radio transmitting and receiving equipment and two-way radio communications systems used in ship-to-shore communications and found in service and emergency vehicles.
Apprentice Inside Wireman
AS Degree
Apprentice Inside Wireman
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Electrical Trades
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Electricity Lineman
AS Degree
Automotive Electrical/Electronics Systems Repair
AS Degree

Radio Operators

Receive and transmit communications using radiotelephone equipment in accordance with government regulations. May repair equipment.
Communication Studies
Certificate of Proficiency
Communications: Technician Apprenticeship
AS Degree
Communications: Technician Apprenticeship
Certificate of Achievement
ESL: Basic Interpersonal Communications
Certificate of Skills
Information Processing Technician
Certificate of Achievement

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

Repair, install or maintain mobile or stationary radio transmitting, broadcasting, and receiving equipment, and two-way radio communications systems used in cellular telecommunications, mobile broadband, ship-to-shore, aircraft-to-ground communications, and radio equipment in service and emergency vehicles. May test and analyze network coverage.
Apprentice Inside Wireman
AS Degree
Apprentice Inside Wireman
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Electrical Trades
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Electricity Lineman
AS Degree
Automotive Electrical/Electronics Systems Repair
AS Degree

Sound Engineering Technicians

Operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix, or reproduce music, voices, or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios, or movie and video productions.
Advanced Audio Technology
Certificate of Achievement
Advanced Audio Technology
AA Degree
Applied Music
AA Degree
Apprenticeship: Acoustical Installer
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Acoustical Installer
AS Degree

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

Operate telephone business systems equipment or switchboards to relay incoming, outgoing, and interoffice calls. May supply information to callers and record messages.
Medical Reception
Certificate of Achievement
Medical Receptionist
Certificate of Achievement

Telecommunications Engineering Specialists

Design or configure voice, video, and data communications systems. Supervise installation and post-installation service and maintenance.
Advanced Cisco Networking
Certificate of Achievement
Advanced Electronics And Telecommunications
Certificate of Achievement
Advanced Networking
Certificate of Achievement
Applied Computer And Networking Technologies: Computer Networking
AS Degree
Applied Computer And Networking Technologies: Computer Networking
Certificate of Achievement

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

Install, set-up, rearrange, or remove switching, distribution, routing, and dialing equipment used in central offices or headends. Service or repair telephone, cable television, Internet, and other communications equipment on customers' property. May install communications equipment or communications wiring in buildings.
Advanced Electronics And Telecommunications
Certificate of Achievement
Advanced Networking
Certificate of Achievement
Applied Computer And Networking Technologies: System Administration
Certificate of Achievement
Applied Computer And Networking Technologies: System Administration
AS Degree
Apprenticeship: Electrical Sys And Power Transmission Lineman
Certificate of Achievement

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

Install and repair telecommunications cable, including fiber optics.
Advanced Electronics And Telecommunications
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Drywall/Lather
AS Degree
Apprenticeship: Drywall/Lather
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Electrical Sys And Power Transmission Lineman
Certificate of Achievement
Apprenticeship: Electricity, Sound Installer
Certificate of Achievement

Telephone Operators

Provide information by accessing alphabetical, geographical, or other directories. Assist customers with special billing requests, such as charges to a third party and credits or refunds for incorrectly dialed numbers or bad connections. May handle emergency calls and assist children or people with physical disabilities to make telephone calls.
Basic Airline Customer Services
Certificate of Achievement
Basic Business Office Skills For Customer Service
Certificate or Training
Completion Of Customer Service Representative Certificate
Certificate
Customer Relations
Certificate or Training
Customer Service
Certificate or Training
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