Network Cabling Technician/ Home Technology Integration (HTI)

  • Student works on wiring a home network.

  • This course is certify by
    New York State.

    Music, light, air conditioning, intruder alarm—imagine how easy it would be if all these home systems could “talk” to each other and be controlled remotely. This capability exists now. More than 6,000 contractors nation-wide are installing integrated technologies in homes, and the number is growing.

    Such systems reduce the clutter of components, cables and remotes for everyone, and can improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.

    Job opportunities abound for trained technicians working for retailers, custom electronics installation companies, utility companies or on office building technical support teams.

    The updated Network Cabling Technician program positions students to take advantage of this demand.

    Students Will Learn:

    • Copper-based network cabling for home and commercial
    • Fiber optic network cabling for home and commercial
    • Integrated voice messaging systems
    • Installation, configuration, diagnosis and preventive maintenance
    • Wireless communications for data and voice
    • Copper network cabling for data, voice, home entertainment, security systems and integrated voice messaging systems
  • During 450 Hours of Study, Future HTI Specialists Will Cover Topics Such as:

    • Networking
    • Design of home and commercial networks
    • Wireless installation
    • Home security and access systems
    • Video and audio equipment
    • Home lighting control
    • “Firestopping” — products that halt the spread of fire, smoke and/or toxic gas
    • Integrated voice messaging system (IVMS/smartphone)

    Career Opportunities
    Graduates with C-Tech Cabling Certification are highly sought by companies such as:

    • Best Buy
    • Cablevision
    • Certiport
    • Cisco
    • CompuCom
    • Hewlett-Packard
    • IBM
    • Microsoft
    • Novell
    • Staples
    • Verizon
  • Network Cabling Technician

    College Agreements
    Upon completion of this course, students may receive 11 credits from Queensborough Community College. Dual Enrollment college credits subject to the entrance requirements of each institution and any additional criteria that may have been established. Current college agreements include:

    • Queensborough Community College, NY*


    Network Cabling

  • Course Available: Grade12
    Course Length: 1 year
    Pre-RequisiteSuccessful Completion of Computer Technology
    Placement: Regular
    Credits: Up to 4 CTE credits a year

    Earning High School Credits: Students completing this 2-year course may receive up to 8 CTE credits OR distributed credits: 

    1.0 credit   Career and Financial Management
    1.0 credit   English Language Arts
    1.0 credit   Science

    If students complete a 2-year sequence, which includes Computer Technology, academic credits may be awarded (see page 17)

    This course is certify by
    New York State.

Engineering Technologies

Barry Tech Guidance Office

  • Barry Tech Guidance Office

    Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    (516) 622-6812/6814