Fiber OpticsCareer Highway
Communication Pathway Series (CPS)
C-Tech’s CPS programs are designed to give students a thorough discovery of the Fiber Optics ﬁeld. These programs provide an understanding of the science of light and how it can be manipulated. This course begins with 3 ten-hour programs.
- Spectacular Spectrum
- Light Voyagers
- Expedition Fiber
Career and Technical Exploration Series (C-TEx)
C-TEx is designed to give students an intermediate understanding of Fiber Optics. In this program, students experience an exploration of the Fiber Optics career ﬁeld. Building upon the CPS courses, students are engaged in deeper learning concepts throughout this program.
- Exploring Light Communications
Preparation & Certification Series
This is the applied section of the Fiber Optics Career Highway. In this stage, students are taught career-oriented skills. At the end of this section, students will be certified in several Connectivity Trades and ready to enter the workforce or education.
- Introduction to Telecommunications
- Copper Cabling
- Fiber Optics Cabling
Fiber Optics Certified
At this point the students are certified in several Connectivity Trades and ready for the workforce. They are able to “exit the highway” and pursue a career path. They also have the option of “staying on the highway” and earning advanced certifications.
- Fiber Optics Cable Installer
- Fiber Optics Splicing
- Fiber Optics Production Technician
Students choosing to stay on the highway are able to get advanced certifications that give them access to more career choices and higher-paying salaries.
- Audio / Video Systems
- Energy Management Systems
- Connecting to Business
Students who continued on the Fiber Optics Career Highway to this point are certified with advanced certifications. They are ready to enter the workforce at a higher competency level. These advanced skill sets provide higher value to the students and employers.
- Fiber Optics Application Engineer
- Fiber Optics Test Engineer
- Fiber Optics System Planner
- Fiber Optics Network Operator