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Low Voltage Applications Technician


Career training for a job as a Low Voltage Applications Technician

A Low Voltage Applications Technician is a highly skilled and technical position that requires a strong understanding of electrical, communications, and digital. As a technician, you will be responsible for installing and maintaining various types of cable and wireless networks, including data and low voltage systems, fiber networks, and physical security systems. Exciting High Growth Career Opportunities building the new Digital Infrastructure for the Multifamily, Municipal, Commercial and Data Center Industries. With billions being invested into these programs, these skills are in high demand!

What skills do you need to be a fiber, data and low voltage technician?


Here are the most common skills and qualifications demonstrated by low voltage technicians:

• Color recognition: Wiring requires identifying the wires by their color.

• Teamwork and Collaboration: technicians are required to work collaboratively with others to complete projects and resolve problems.  

• Problem-solving: Determining a problem within a broken device requires problem-solving abilities.

• Physical fitness: Low voltage technicians may have to climb into attics, climb up ladders or lay on the floor.

• Customer service: Low voltage technicians work in people’s homes or offices and must act professionally.


Less than one year to complete 

Job Placement Assistance

Support Services

Financial Aid Assistance for those who qualify

Training supplies, books, and uniforms included in tuition

① Average length of program based on program/class schedule.
② Subject to change without notice.

What You'll Learn

• Blueprint and Network Diagrams

• Business Communication and Study Skills

• Residential and Commercial Structured Cabling

• Customer Service and Teamwork Skills

• PC, Network and Mobile Devices

• NFPA 70E Qualified Person Safety

• Commercial and Data Center Racking and Cabling

• Field Service Operations

• Troubleshooting Structured Wiring and Wireless Systems

• NEC/NFPA Limited Energy Electrical Building Code Manual

• Job Preparedness

Your Responsibilities

Complete a wide range of specific tasks to ensure that all aspects of the client’s network are in good health. Often working alone in tight spaces, utilize trained strategies while also completing the physical work. These tasks include:

• Pulling, labeling, dressing and termination of horizontal cable, including cat5, cat6, fiber, coax, AV wire, Fire Alarm, and security & access control.

• Configure, maintain, and fix issues of the data network and telephony systems and associated technologies in conformity with the conventional processes and standards.

• Provide System Testing and documentation.

• Install and test data networking, physical security, surveillance and alarm systems

Frequently Asked Questions


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So you’ve decided to take the first step with CET. You’ll need to meet with an Admissions Advisor to enroll and a Financial Aid Officer.  Pick a day in the future that works for you, we’ll give you a call back and walk you through the process step-by-step.


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