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Network Cabling Specialist
About 3 years
Red Seal

Network cabling specialists install and maintain low-voltage, wired systems. These systems typically transmit voice, video, and data. This service helps communication in industrial, commercial, institutional, and office environments.
Cable Installer & Repairer

Certification Requirements
  • The Network Cabling Specialist apprenticeship consists of 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Apprentices must also complete two 10-week in-class technical training sessions.
  • Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship requirements, you receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship and are considered a journeyperson candidate. If you choose to challenge the Certificate of Qualification exam and pass, you become certified as a journeyperson in the trade.
  • A person with at least 4,600 hours of related work experience is eligible to apply for a Trade Equivalency Assessment (TEA) and challenge the Certificate of Qualification exam to become certified as a journeyperson in this trade.

Educational Prerequisites
Grade 12 or equivalent.

In-Class Training
Please contact your local apprenticeship office for information on the availability of technical training for this program.