Telecommunications Voice Data Video Installer Technician

Apprenticeship

Program Number: 504512

Credits: 12

Area of Study: Information Technology

Delivery Method:
100% In Person*

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $1,666.80
Materials/Supplemental Costs
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$231.00
Other Costs
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$0.00
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Total Estimated Program Costs*:
Overview

Work Description

Teledata communications technicians design, integrate, install and provide field maintenance and service on products that transport voice, video, audio and data signals in commercial or residential premises; capture and display signals; and use signals to contact electrical apparatus. They work for a variety of companies including alarm, security or home automation companies, data cabling companies, home theater designers, sound and communication contractors, systems integrators telecommunications or electrical contractors with data communications divisions.

Working Conditions

Teledata work can be indoors or outdoors with less exposure to inclement weather. The strenuous work requires standing for extended periods in cramped or uncomfortable positions. Safety procedures are strictly enforced while working with high voltage or in high places and have greatly reduced and prevented electrical injuries from electrical shock, falls and cuts.

Training

  • 3-year training program
  • 4,900 hours of on-the-job training
  • 432 hours of paid related instruction
  • Additional related instruction may be required.

Courses may include blueprint reading, fire safety, relay logic, computer skills, electronics, instrumentation, electric code, networking, data communications and safety.

Learn more from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

Program Details

Telecommunications Voice Data Video Installer Technician Apprencticeship classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Commercial Avenue 

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Admission

How to Apply to Voice, Data, Video Apprenticeship

The application procedure for union VDV apprenticeship is handled by the Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin (the application does not go through Madison College). You may also contact:

Madison Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Committee
2730 Dairy Drive, Suite 102
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 221-3321

Application Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Algebra with a passing grade of ā€œCā€ or higher or equivalent.
  • Valid driver's license or reliable transportation
Curriculum

Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2020-2021 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.

Transfer

There are currently no Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review our Transfer Opportunities page for information on all Madison College transfer options.

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