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Career Area: Architecture and Construction
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-451-3
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4303.5
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Telecommunications Field Technician Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Fiber Optics Technician
Cellular Technology

Telecommunications Field Technician Programs

The Telecommunications Field Technician is intended to provide students with the necessary theory and hands-on educational experience necessary to receive a job in the Telecommunications field. Students will learn safety, basic rigging and fall protection, principles of electricity, fiber optics, wireless technology, cell components, antenna basics, spectrum management, and project data collection procedures. Students can progress towards the Telecommunications Engineering Technician Associate degree.