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3-Year Program, Telecommunications Track

Minimum: 480 hours of instruction, 4800 hours of on-the-job training

You'll work with the electrical contractors who are performing video, voice, and data installations in the Washington Metropolitan area. Two nights a week, you attend school.

On the job you'll gain experience in Category 5 cabling installations, Coaxial and Fiber Optic Cable installations, and security system installations.

In the class and lab you'll learn about such subjects as EIA/TIA Standards, AC and DC Theory, Category 5, 5E and 6 Cables, Structured Wiring Systems, Local Area Networks, and Fiber Optic Theory.

On the money. After you complete this program you can make $23.15* an hour. When you work full-time at that rate, your earning potential is over $48,300 per year. Plus over $15,900 a year for Health and Retirement Benefits.

Call the training office at 301-429-2575 for more information.

* Rate as of September 2007