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Telecommunications Line and Cable Workers

Other titles : apprentice lineman/woman – telecommunications, cable installer - telecommunications

Details

Description :

Les monteurs de lignes et de câbles de télécommunications installent, réparent et entretiennent des lignes et des câbles de télécommunications. Ils travaillent pour des compagnies de télédistribution et des services téléphoniques et d'autres services de télécommunications.

Main duties :

  • Install, remove, maintain and repair aerial and underground telephone and other telecommunication transmission and distribution lines, cables and associated hardware;
  • Install (but do not repair or maintain) cable television lines and cables
  • Splice and repair various types and sizes of telephone and other; telecommunication cables including single line, coaxial and fibre optic.
  • Chaudière-Appalaches

Training

Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)

 

Programs:

  • Montage de lignes électriques
  • Installation and Repair of Telecommunications Equipment

Montage de lignes électriques

(Training program available in French only)

Program length: 1 year

Program Objectives

Acquérir les compétences nécessaires à la compréhension des notions et des principes essentiels à la pratique du métier de monteur ou monteuse de lignes électriques. Développer les compétences relatives aux techniques et aux procédés utilisés en montage de lignes électriques, particulièrement pour la distribution d'énergie mais aussi pour son transport, de même qu'en installation de câbles de télécommunications. Développer les compétences requises pour la construction et la préparation des supports, l'installation de conducteurs et d'appareillage de même que pour l'entretien des installations. Développer les compétences nécessaires à une intégration harmonieuse au milieu scolaire et au monde du travail.

Educational organizations offering the program

 

 

Installation and Repair of Telecommunications Equipment

Program Lenght: 2 years

Program Objectives

To develop in the students the competencies required to integrate harmoniously into the school and work environments, to safely and efficiently practise the trade, to verify telecommunications circuits and to perform installation and repair tasks.

Educational organizations offering the program

 

 

Diploma of College Studies (DCS)

 

Electrotechnology

Program Lenght: 3 years

Program Objectives

The Electrotechnology program aims to train students to be able to perform the activities related to production and set-up of materials and electrical and electronic equipment. The candidates will be employed in public service industries, computer service industries, in telecommunications, factories that produce electric and electronic materials, technical council boards, public and para-public organizations, editing companies and in transport as well as in radiotelecommunications and entertainment. They may also be called to manage projects and personnel, to do customer support, to manage stock and perform administrative duties.

Specialization A - Telecommunications

The main activities and tasks associated with telecommunications technologists are: installations and set up of service, maintenance, repair and modifications or updates of telecummunications systems.

Specialization B - Computers and network

The main activities and tasks associated with computers and network technologists are (electronic section): installation, maintenance, repair and modification fo electronic and computer equipment; (computer section): installation of material and software, maintenance, repair and customer service; (network section): installation, maintenance and functionality of a network and the necessary equipment.

Specialization C - Audiovisual

The main activities and tasks associated with audiovisual technologists are: installation and service set-up, maintenance, repair and modification or updating professional production and post-production systems and high quality diffusion. Radiotelecommunication technicians install, put together and repair electonic equipment that serves to record and broadcast live, as well as recorded, radio and televisions shows, as well as producing audio and visual trailers that are broadcast on the Internet. They work in radio and television broadcasting companies, broadcast equipment companies, and for Internet service communication providers.

Educational organization offering the program