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ERIC Number: ED537028
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 62
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-7785-8154-3
Communication Technician: Apprenticeship Course Outline. Apprenticeship and Industry Training. 2209
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
The graduate of the Communication Technician apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) supervise, train and coach apprentices; (2) use a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and its application to communication and associated equipment used in the telecommunication industry; (3) understand different circuit combinations and components; (4) competently use test instruments and understand their capabilities and limitations; (5) competently carry out mechanical functions required when completing repairs; (6) competently use test procedures to locate faults and isolate defective components; (7) set up and maintain local area networks, voice & data networks and wireless systems; (8) integrate emerging technology with existing technology and equipment; (9) read and interpret drawings, plans and specifications and layout and develop projects according to specifications; (10) co-ordinate communication work within the scope of the Communication Technician trade and other trades employed in the industry in both installation and maintenance settings; and (11) perform assigned tasks in accordance with quality and production standards required by industry. Requirements for certification--including the content and delivery of technical training--are developed and updated by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on the recommendation of Communication Technician Provincial Apprenticeship Committee. This course outline contains the following sections: (1) First Period Technical Training; (2) Second Period Technical Training; (3) Third Period Technical Training; and (4) Fourth Period Technical Training.
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
Identifiers - Location: Canada