Network administrators, audio and video, telecommunications, satellite and cable installers, security system technicians and others with some technology experience prepare to enter the field of digital home technology integration. Train to install, integrate and troubleshoot interconnected home systems; including entertainment, telecommunication, lighting, HVAC, water management, security and access control systems. Examine the design approach, working principles, processes and standards that apply to the home technology industry.
Certificate code: CE.DIGITAL-HOME-TECH
What is the job outlook?
Employment in the telecommunications field is stable despite increasing demand for telecommunication services. Given the rapid technological changes in telecommunications, those with up-to-date technical skills will have the best job opportunities. Workers in this industry earn an annual average salary of $52,800.
What is the training?
Offered in partnership with Protrain Training, this continuing education program consists of seven online, noncredit courses that can be completed in as few as 12 months. Upon successful completion, students will be prepared to take CEA-CompTIA DHTI+ (Digital Home Technology Integration) certification. Total Hours: 280
What courses will I take?
OLN-334 - Home Network Design and Configuration
OLN-335 - Home Technology Tools, Products and Services
OLN-336 - Home Entertainment Systems
OLN-337 - Telecommunications Systems
OLN-338 - Lighting, Water and Temperature Control Systems
OLN-339 - Security, Surveillance and Access Control Systems
OLN-340 - Home System Automation and Integration
What credentials can I earn?
Upon successful completion students will be prepared to take CEA-CompTIA DHTI+ (Digital Home Technology Integration) certification, formerly CompTIA HTI+. Students will earn an AACC continuing education certificate. To receive the certificate students complete and submit the form to our office. The form and instructions can be found at www.aacc.edu/coned/certificates.
What will it cost?
$2,800 for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees
What are the requirements?
Students must be at least 16 years old and have technology experience.
How do I enroll?
Register online, in person, by fax, mail or touch-tone phone. Use certificate code CE.DIGITAL-HOME.TECH. Visit www.aacc.edu/noncredit for details.
Visit www.aacc.edu/it/aplus to learn more about noncredit courses leading to a certification in PC Repair/A+ certification.
Consult the college catalog to learn about degrees and certificates in Computer Information Systems, Computer Network Management and Computer Science Transfer.
For more information contact Mary Lou McQuaide at 410-777-2984 or firstname.lastname@example.org.