Information Technology

Career Highway

Mile 1

Communication Pathway Series (CPS)

C-Tech’s CPS programs are designed to give students a thorough discovery of the telecommunications industry. These programs provide an understanding of how sequencing, coding, and household communications affect everyday life. This course begins with 3 ten-hour programs.

Total Hours


  1. Telecom Evolution
  2. Mission Breakout
  3. Connectivity Conquest
Mile 2

Career and Technical Exploration Series (C-TEx)

C-TEx is designed to give students an intermediate understanding of information technology. In this program, students experience an exploration of the IT career field. Building upon the CPS courses, students are engaged in deeper learning concepts throughout this program.

Total Hours


  1. Exploring Information Technology
Mile 3

Preparation & Certification Series

This is the applied section of the Information Technology Career Highway. In this stage, students are taught career-oriented skills. At the end of this section, students will be certified in several information technology trades and ready to enter the workforce or continue their education.

Total Hours


  1. Introduction to Telecommunications
  2. Copper Cabling
  3. Fiber Optics Cabling
Exit 1

Information Technology Certified

At this point the students are now certified in several information technology 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 certfifications.

Career Opportunities

  • Telecommunications Technician
  • Low Voltage Electricians Assistant
  • Security & Fire Alarm Installer
Mile 4

Advanced Certification

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.


  1. Audio / Video Systems
  2. Energy Management Systems
  3. Grounding and Bonding
  4. Wireless
  5. Connecting to Business
Exit 2

Career Advancement

Students who continued on the IT 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.

Career Opportunities

  • Network Engineer
  • Computer Network Technician
  • Telecom Field Technician

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