Here are a few qualities that skilled telecommunications technicians have in common:
- Cooperative: You are pleasant, receptive, and work well with others.
- Honest: Engineering requires integrity and a good sense of ethics.
- Detail-oriented: It’s important to have a sharp eye and check things twice.
- Persistent: Your job requires focus and determination in the face of obstacles.
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- Bradley S., Penn Foster Graduate
I have had great feedback from my employer after my training from Penn Foster. I have also had other job offers. The knowledge that you learn is priceless. Penn Foster is an excellent school.
- Kenny B., Penn Foster graduate
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What can I expect to learn in the Telecommunications Technician Program? What types of career options are there for telecommunications technicians?
The Penn Foster Career School Telecommunications Career Diploma Program can help students prepare to pursue a career as a telecommunications technician for telephone companies, electronic equipment manufacturers, and repair shops. Topics include, but are not limited to, amplitude and frequency modulations, digital communications, computer applications in telecommunications, electronic and AC circuits, and fiber optics.
What equipment is required/provided for the Telecommunication Technician Career Diploma Program?
Most of the equipment required, such as a telephone connector crimping tool and precision pliers, is provided by Penn Foster Career School and included in the cost of the program.
Are there any useful guides/cheat sheets for the electronics programs?
There are practice kits and practical exercises provided. Parts kits may include different types of wires and various parts for practice.
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