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Cable Installation Specialist - CIS1 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The purpose of the Cable Installation Specialist technical certificate of credit is to provide training opportunities for persons to gain entry level employment in installing cabling, including fiber optics, for telecommunications systems. Courses in the technical certificate provide both classroom and hands-on learning in the areas of safety, cable installation, fiber optics systems, and electrical circuitry.

Locations Offered:
Ben Hill Irwin
High School


  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.

Occupational Courses 10
ELCR 1003 Introduction to Electrical and Electronics Theory 3
TELE 1160 Fiber Optics Transmission Systems 4
Cabling Option: Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
ELCR 2600 Telecommunication and Data Cabling 3
TELE 2020 Communication Cabling Installation 4
Faculty & Staff

Dean for Academic Success, Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

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