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What education do you need to become a Telecommunications Installation and Repair Workers?


1. To be a telecommunications installation and repair worker, you need a high school diploma.

2. To be a telephone and switch network installer or repairer, you need a three- to four-year apprenticeship program or a combination of over three years' work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry-related courses.

3. To be a telecommunications equipment technician, you usually need to finish a college electrical/electronics program and have several months' on-the-job training or complete a three- or four-year apprenticeship training program.

4. Trade certification for communications electricians (network craft) is available, but voluntary, in Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and the Yukon.

5. Most recent entrants have a community college diploma.

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