Data, Cabling & Telecommunication
Data communication is prevalent in the form of copper, fiber and/or wireless in business and industry today. Fox Valley Technical College offers a series of courses and customized training that will provide an introduction into the telecommunications sector, including cable building and testing, wireless computer communication and fiber optic-related technology.
Telecommunication services are offered in:
- [BICSI Information Technology Systems Cabling Installation](http://www.fvtc.edu/training-services/business-industry-services/customized-training-services/service/engineering-technologies/bicsi-information-technology-systems-cabling)
- Voice, data and video communication
- Telephone and data networking
- Home display systems
- Communication signals
- Home wiring and termination practices
- Electrical safety
Benefits & Outcomes
- Provides training for individuals involved with engineering technology, industrial trades or science-related positions seeking training in the implementation, maintenance, testing, troubleshooting and verification of fiber-optic cabling, photonic devices, fiber-based systems and networks
- Provides introduction to wireless networks pertaining to personal computers
- Provides training to obtain employment requiring data cabling skills
- Develop a strong skill set relative to the technical aspects of fiber-optic cabling, photonic devices, and the testing and troubleshooting of fiber-based devices and systems
- People working in electronic-related careers who would like an emphasis in the electronic communications and data cabling area.
- Those looking for a quick entrance into copper and fiber data cabling, testing, certification and documentation, or for those already working in the field needing periodic courses to maintain eligibility.
- Technicians and those seeking professional certification through programs such as the [BICSI Information Technology Systems Cabling Installation](http://www.fvtc.edu/training-services/business-industry-services/customized-training-services/service/engineering-technologies/bicsi-information-technology-systems-cabling) program.
- Data cabling skills
- Telecommunication technologies
- Troubleshooting systems