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Apprenticeship - Sound and Communication 2020-2021

The Sound and Communication Installer program is offered in partnership with the Northern California Sound and Communication Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee. This 3-year registered apprenticeship program provides students with supplemental in-class and online instructions and paid on-the-job training. The students learn how to install and service sound and communication systems, to include voice systems, data systems, video systems, fire alarm systems, intrusion systems, access control systems, data networking systems, audio visual systems, cabling and automation systems. It is an evolving field with exciting growth potential.

Program Learning Outcomes:

-Students will be able to work on sound and communication systems, to include voice systems, data systems, video systems, fire alarm systems, intrusion systems, access control systems, data networking systems, cabling and automation systems.

Career Opportunities:

Upon completion of the program, the students will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Achievement in Sound and Communication Installer from Foothill College and an Apprenticeship Completion Certificate from the California Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS). Depending on the student’s career interest, graduates find employment as sound and communication installer/technician, telecommunication technician, foreman/supervisor, instructor, and training coordinator.

Units Required

CA = Certificate of Achievement.
CCC = Career Certificate [Non-Transcriptable].

Certificate Requirements

Certificate of Achievement in Sound and Communication Installer

Units: 22

APSC 111 Job Information, Safety, Test Instruments, Structured Cabling, Fiber Optics (3.5 units)
APSC 112 Codes & Practices, Connectors & Raceways, Blueprint Reading, DC Theory (3.5 units)
APSC 121 AC Theory, Master Clock, Nurse Call, Computer Literacy (3.5 units)
APSC 122 Fire Alarm, Paging, Emergency Communication, Mass Notification Systems (3.5 units)
APSC 131 VDV/Fire Life Safety Prep, Networking, CCTV, CATV & DAS (4 units)
APSC 132 Radio Frequencies, Security Systems, Audio-Visual (4 units)

Currently offered at: Northern California.

Sound and Communication Installer Career Certificate (22 Units) [Non-Transcriptable]

APSC 111 Job Information, Safety, Test Instruments, Structured Cabling, Fiber Optics (3.5 units)
APSC 112 Codes & Practices, Connectors & Raceways, Blueprint Reading, DC Theory (3.5 units)
APSC 121 AC Theory, Master Clock, Nurse Call, Computer Literacy (3.5 units)
APSC 122 Fire Alarm, Paging, Emergency Communication, Mass Notification Systems (3.5 units)
APSC 131 VDV/Fire Life Safety Prep, Networking, CCTV, CATV & DAS (4 units)
APSC 132 Radio Frequencies, Security Systems, Audio-Visual (4 units)

Currently offered at: Northern California.


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Control Information:
2020-2021 | Status: Approved | Modified: 2020-07-23 11:26:52 | Dept Code: APSC

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