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Communications Cabling And Networks

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Department of Telecommunications Network & Electronics Engineering

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Course Level: Certificate Programme

Duration: 9 Weeks

Pre Requisites: Mature Entry (21years) with 3 years related work experience / 5 CXC certificates (Math and English mandatory) / certifications relevant to subject matter

Certificate in Communication Cabling and Networking

The telecommunication industry serves as one of the pillars of every other industry you can think of whether it is farming, banking or internet service provider’s, telecommunication infrastructure serves to interconnect them and facilitate their expansion and operations. As we move towards more advanced technologies it becomes imperative to have a labor force that has the technical skills necessary to develop and maintain this infrastructure and with regards to Trinidad handle the introduction of newer technologies or alternatives. Advance Solutions Technical Institute has distinguished itself in the Electronics and Telecommunication industry for over a decade, with graduates performing in not just the local but international industry.

Students may enroll with no prerequisite knowledge as this course will give a fundamental understanding of electronics and transmission of electricity transitioning into core topics such as data communication, data cabling (its operation and construction), networking architecture, telecommunication cable structuring, cable and connector installation/testing performance measurements, system design/installation/performance metrics/troubleshooting and local/international codes and standards. This certificate serves as a base level for the telecommunication technician field covering fundamental skillsets and broad topics.


After completing this base level certification students will be capable of designing/installing and troubleshooting fundamental network and cable systems as well as approach and understand newer architectures that are being introduced internationally.

  • Graduates can pursue employment as:
    • Data Cable Installers
    • Network Service Technicians
    • Network Architecture Technicians
    • Telecommunication Technicians (non-fibre optics)
    • A/V Cable Installers (non-fibre optics)
    • Apprentice OSP/ISP cable Installers... And much more
    • In local companies such as Geotel Company Limited, Flow Trinidad, Karik Systems, Connections and Conferencing Technologies Limited etc.

Post Certification

After pursuing the base level certification and possibly and its accompanying commercial certification students may go on to pursue further qualifications with the following to broaden their skill set:

  • Certificates in:
    • Surveillance System Installation
    • IP camera maintenance and installation
    • Digital Networking
    • Fibre Optic Installation
    • Fibre Optic Network Design
    • Fibre Optic Installation for Outside Plant
    • Fibre Optic Maintenance and Servicing

Students may also wish to dive deeper into specific fields and eventually become specialist in specific fields with the following:

  • Diplomas in
    • Fibre Optic Network Technologies
    • Telecommunication and Electronics
    • Network Security Implementation and Management

Lastly Students may wish to round of their qualification by pursuing a high level degree by levying their previous qualifications either at A.S.T.I or any other institution (based on our certificates and diplomas holding credit weighting).

  • Possible fields include:
    • BSc. Electrical and Computer Engineering (specialty in telecommunication)
    • BSc. Management (to move from technical the technical field to a more cozy position as a manager or more)

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Advanced Solutions Technical Institute

#38 El Socorro Main Road, San Juan,
Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies
Tel: 1(868)-610-7500 | 1(868)-778-2135 | 1(868)-485-1835

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