2020-2021 Catalog

ComStar Telecommunications Tower Technician I

Mission Statement

The mission of the ComStar Telecommunications Technician Certificate continuing education program is to educate and train technicians in all aspects of the safety and technological knowledge required of a contemporary technician working in a 3G/4G telecommunications environment.

This certificate program provides an alternative educational pathway from the traditional two-year or four-year degree for recent high school graduates, students seeking a career change, or transitioning veterans seeking rapid placement in the highly competitive civilian job market.

The ComStar Telecommunications Technician Training Certificates meet all standards of ANSI, ASSE, and OSHA for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. In addition, the coursework also meets or exceeds the standards set forth by the National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE).

Courses

Tower Technician I

TELE 001Wireless Communication Fundamentals

TELE 002First Aid, CPR & OSHA 30

TELE 003Site & RF Safety Training

TELE 004Tower Climbing Fundamentals

TELE 005Connector Installation & Cable Testing

TELE 006Antenna Installation & Maintenance

TELE 007Coax Installation & Grounding

TELE 008Carrier Specific Requirements

TELE 009Alternative Communication Systems

Advanced Tower Technician

For students interested in the ComStar Telecommunication Advanced Tower Technician certificate, you must also take the following:
TELE 010Telecommunication Field Training I

TELE 011Tower Assembly, Erection, and Maintenance

TELE 012MS Office Fundamentals

TELE 013Certified Fiber Optic Technician

TELE 014Telecommunications Field Training II

TELE 015Tower Lighting/FAA Compliance

TELE 016Telecommunications Adminsitrative Fundamentals

TELE 017Telecommunications Job Search Fundamentals