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Broadband Telecommunications

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Broadband Telecommunications program is designed to provide students with training required for employment in the broadband telecommunications industry. Initial courses focus on customer interaction in the digital telecommunications area and then provide an opportunity to specialize in customer service procedures in the areas of accounts or technical support.

Details

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Field of Interest: 
Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Type: 
Certificate
Academic Plan Code: 
5199N
Total credits required: 
12-13
Effective term: 
2018 Summer
Award notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.

Admission criteria

This program is offered through an educational partnership. Employment by the partnership organization is required for admission.

Academic Plan: 
Broadband Telecommunications (CER)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:12-13
CSR215Digital Telephone Customer Service1
CSR225Digital Telecommunications Customer Service2
CSR226Digital Telecommunications Customer Interaction1
CSR228Telecommunications Database Navigation1
TLT154Technical Support Representative Foundations2
 
AND
 
Customer Service Accounts Track Credits:5
CSR220Sales and Retention2
CSR224Communications Industry Billing Practices1
TLT152Telecommunications Product Knowledge2
 
OR
 
Customer Service Technical Support Track Credits:6
TLT155Technical Support Representative Telephony2
TLT160Video Technical Training2
TLT163High Speed Internet Technical Training2
Competencies
  • Create and modify a customer's digital telephone service. (CSR215, CSR225)
  • Practice various customer service communication techniques. (CSR215, CSR225, CSR226, TLT154)
  • Summarize various telecommunications services including credit checks, deposit collection, Internet connections and digital television upgrades. (CSR215, CSR225, TLT154)
  • Input data into a digital telecommunication database. (CSR225, CSR228)
  • Summarize procedures for navigating a digital telecommunication database. (CSR225, CSR228, TLT154)
  • Log-on to a computer workstation and manage computer files and folders. (CSR225, CSR228 TLT154)
  • Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of various Internet connection types and phone service types. (CSR225, TLT152)
  • Describe various industry packages and plans. (TLT154)
  • AND
  • Demonstrate skills and behaviors necessary for successful and effective completion of inbound sales and retention calls. (CSR220)
  • Summarize billing procedures, collection policies, direct deposit procedures and credit policies to customers. (CSR224)
  • Apply payments and service adjustments to a customer?s account. (CSR224)
  • Compare and contrast video, internet, and telephone services. (TLT152)
  • Review advantages and disadvantages of telecommunications product types and various features associated with each service. (TLT152)
  • OR
  • Schedule home repair visits for various digital telecommunication services. (TLT155, TLT160)
  • Explain use of telephony, video, and high-speed internet features. (TLT155, TLT160, TLT163)
  • Resolve various digital service interruptions for customers. (TLT155, TLT160, TLT163)
  • Use a digital telecommunications database. (TLT155, TLT160, TLT163)
  • Troubleshoot various telecommunication service issues. (TLT155, TLT160, TLT163)
  • Identify and correct various telecommunication service reception problems. (TLT160, TLT163)

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