Tower Technician Level I Program
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Northeast Maritime Institute is proud to offer the Tower Technician Level One Program!
According to CTIA, the Wireless Association, the United States wireless industry is valued at $195.5 billion, which is larger than publishing, agriculture, hotels and lodging, air transportation, motion picture and recording and motor vehicle manufacturing industry segments. It rivals both the computer system design service and oil and gas extraction industries. The wireless industry directly/indirectly employs more than 3.8 million Americans, which accounts for 2.6% of all United States employment.
The wireless industry accounted for $33 billion in productivity improvements for United States businesses in nine categories. Over the next 10 years, these efficiency gains will be worth more than $1.4 trillion. Continued 4G wireless network investments could mean investments of $25 billion to $53 billion – bringing $73 billion to $151 billion in GDP growth – and provide 371,000 to 771,000 jobs by 2016.
182-Tower Technician Level One
Tuition and Fees: $5,698.00
The Tower Technician Level One course answers the need for qualified technicians with comprehensive cutting edge technical training provided to participants with an interest in the industry. During this 120-hour course students receive not only traditional classroom training, each has the opportunity to participate in multiple field exercises and other hands-on training scenarios; all followed by scenario testing used to determine student comprehension. Registered participants will be challenged physically during this intensive technical training program and should be prepared for climbing exercises while carrying specialized tools used to perform tower prop installation tasks. Successful graduates are eligible for the Tower Apprentice Program supported by industry hiring partners. All qualified students will have the opportunity to become a member of a four-person team responsible for deploying next generation Wireless Networks
Ability to participate in activities such as climbing heights in excess of 100 feet while carrying tools and equipment weighing approximately 70 lbs.
• Hazard Communications
• Onsite Hazard Awareness
• New Hire Authorized Climber
• Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Energy (EME) Radio Frequency (RF)
• Basic Rigging Principles
• Basic Gin Pole Principles
• Capstan Hoist
• Crane Spotter and Signal Person Principles
NMI works with Warriors 4 Wireless (W4W), a non-profit organization that provides military veterans with transitional support, leading to lucrative new careers in the telecommunications industry. W4W works proactively with wireless industry companies to pinpoint applicable positions and promote the hiring of veterans. Click here for more information
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