Fiber Optic Technician
Fiber Optic Technicians install our internet lines, restore our cable, and ensure our communications operate smoothly. Our short-term Fiber Optic Technician program lets you master real-world skills in a hands-on environment, where you'll learn how to design, install, and repair fiber optic cables to transmit data.
This 20-week program covers a variety of aspects of training from construction to fiber installation in the home. It is embedded with several industry-based credentials necessary to be successful as an entry level employee in this industry, including:
- Class A CDL
- CPR/First Aid/AED
- Pole Climbing Techniques
- SMART Defensive Driving
- NCCER Core
- Pole Top Rescue
- Fiber Optic Association - CFOS/H
- Fiber Optic Association - FTTX
WHERE: Acadian Campus in Crowley
WHEN: Classes start December 4, 2023 and January 15, 2024. Class is held Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. for 700 hours of training.
COST: $11,500 (You may qualify for tuition assistance. Contact 337-521-9028 or email@example.com for information).
- High School, GED or HiSET required.
"Louisiana is in the midst of a generational opportunity to deliver high-speed internet to every single home and residence by 2030. It is imperative we have a skilled workforce to make this happen. The opportunities are tremendous for fiber technicians and support staff now and in the coming years." --- Chris Disher, Managing Director, Cajun Broadband, Inc.
Whether you want to work at telecommunications companies, cable companies, or computer networking businesses, SLCC will prepare you for a life as a Fiber Optic Technician.
Average Salary: $48,240
(Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana Average Salary 2021)
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