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Continuing Education - Line Installer

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The Telecommunications/Fiber Optics Cabling program non-credit program can prepare you for entry-level, high-tech jobs building, modifying and maintaining information networks. The program provides basic training in voice, data and video communications that use copper/fiber cabling. You can acquire a solid foundation in the skills and knowledge necessary to enter directly into the job market. The program is available at TSTC in Harlingen campus.


The Telecommunications/ Fiber Optics program consists of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Telecommunications (CSIR 1003) 96 hours
  • Introduction to Fiber Optics (LOTT 1001) 96 hours
  • Telecommunications Integrated Systems (CSIR 1002)

Telecommunication/Line Installer

  • Program hours: 288
  • Program CEU's: 28.8
  • Length of Program: 16 Weeks
  • Training Category: Short-Term Training
  • SOC: 49-9052
  • Certification: Telecommunications Fiber Optic (The Fiber Optic Association) FOA Certification

      Cost and Materials

      Tuition Fee ........... $ 3,850
      Supplies  .............  $   150

      Books .................  $   125
      Exams ................  $    75

      Total .................... $ 4,200


      For more information, contact the Texas State Technical College Continuing Education Department in Harlingen at 956-364-4606.

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