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Telecommunication Technician Proficiency

Program Description

This program prepares telecommunication construction technicians for overhead installation of both co-axial and fibre optic cable. Participants will not only learn what is required of them to install overhead plant, but the hazards associated with such installations.


Program Content

  • interpretation of relevant Regulations, including the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Canada Labour Code – Part II
  • traffic control
  • electrical awareness
  • personal safety and climbing equipment
  • pole top rescue
  • pole line construction
  • ladder safety
  • underground hazards
  • confined space entry

Who Should Attend?

New hires required to install overhead telecommunication systems on utility poles.

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Program Duration
5 Days
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To inquire about possible dates and enrollment for this course, please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-263-5024.


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