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WITC offers new Broadband Academy

(December 21, 2016) WITC's new Broadband Academy will provide students with the skills to install and repair broadband networks, as well as to gain employment in customer service. It offers the convenience of online learning with hands-on assessment. The Academy is available to those seeking a new career or individuals already employed in the industry.

Broadband Academy has three levels of training tailored to the goals and experience of the student. Individuals can complete level one curriculum training online to open up potential jobs such as the broadband customer service specialist and broadband direct sales. Level two is a combination of online learning and hands-on assessment that lead to employment as a broadband installer. Level three courses are designed to offer professional development and career advancement opportunities to individuals already in the broadband industry. Courses in the Broadband Academy will seamlessly transfer into WITC's broadband technologies two-year program.

WITC's Broadband Academy is endorsed by the Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association:

WITC's online training encourages professional development opportunities for existing and future employees of our member companies. This program will help member company employees acquire the tools necessary to advance their careers in the broadband industry. Course offerings will provide students exposure to various elements of the broadband and telecommunications field; including the integration of IP voice service, cable TV, fiber optic and Internet services. By completing course offerings, our member companies and their employees will maintain and improve the quality products and service our customers have come to expect.

To learn more and to register, visit www.witc.edu/broadbandacademy or call Paul Kostner, program director, 877.243.2431.

This IMPACT (Interfacing Manufacturing Process and Connecting Technologies) program is 100% funded with an H-1B TechHire Partnership $5 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.

This program is an equal opportunity program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.

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A nationally top-ranked college and a designated 2016 Military Friendly® School, WITC serves the educational and career needs of more than 25,000 residents of Northwestern Wisconsin each year. With multiple campuses, WITC offers career-focused associate degree programs, technical diplomas, short-term certificates, customized business training, and a wide array of courses for personal or career enrichment. WITC is a member of Wisconsin Technical College System and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.ncahlc.org). For more information, call 800.243.WITC or visit witc.edu. WITC is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer and Educator.


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