Broadband Technician
You could be part of managing the community's communication systems. As a broadband technician you will install, maintain, and repair telecommunication and IT systems, including telephone services, broadband Internet, and cable television.

Scholarship Opportunities

Multiple scholarship opportunities are available for recent high school graduates, veterans, career changers, and career advancers.
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Broadband Technician Careers

In a world dependent on communication via cable and internet, Broadband Technicians play a vital role. They install, maintain and troubleshoot telecommunications networks and equipment. The Broadband Technician’s job also includes testing and configuring operating systems, repairing hardware, performing preventive maintenance and applying security measures to ensure that customer needs are met. As communication and collaboration across broadband networks continues to grow, companies rely on broadband technicians to support the critical communications that keep organizations and communities connected.
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CAREER TITLES: Broadband Technician, Fiber Optics Technician, Telecommunications Technician, Network Technician, Network Communications Technician

Program Locations

This program is available online or in-person at our Harrisburg, PA or Philadelphia, PA campuses.

What Does the Program Look Like?

There are 4 courses, business skills workshops, 5 certifications, 8 college credits and 1 project in the program, totaling 254 hours of courses, labs and workshops.

Foundations in Information Technology

The course focuses on the basics of computer hardware, software, mobile computing, networking, troubleshooting, and emerging technologies.
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Client and Server Technician Fundamentals

Managing cloud services and storage with Microsoft Azure, along with monitoring and troubleshooting services is explored, along with the principles of installing, building, repairing, configuring, and troubleshooting desktop, laptop, and server computers.
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Network Installation, Security and Maintenance

Learn to design, implement, and analyze functional networks by configuring, managing, securing, and maintaining essential network devices.
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Foundations in Fiber Optics

The course addresses the essential tools used by installers and technicians for use with fiber optic splicing, termination methods, cable configurations, and network testing.
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Earn 5 Industry Certifications


IT Fundamentals




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Azure Fundamentals
Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals

Is A Career In Tech Right For You?

Use our free tool to see if a career in technology would be right for you. You will get instant results and a NuPaths Career counselor can outline the best options for you.
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Advantages of NuPaths

What makes NuPaths an excellent choice to help build the skills needed to take advantage of the high demand for tech employees?

Industry Recognized Certifications

You will learn the skills necessary to earn the industry certifications employers are looking for

Technology skills

Learn the foundational technology skills to start a career as a Network Technician

College Credits

Earn college credits to pursue a degree in the future

Job Search Assistance

Connect with employers and receive job search, resume writing and interview prep support

Business skills

Develop the communication, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence skills to be an effective member of an organization

Faculty from Industry

Gain real world experience by learning from instructors who work in the industry


We offer short-term, project-based opportunities that let you apply classroom knowledge in real-world settings, explore various career paths, and expand your network in the tech industry. These flexible, remote internships are designed to fit into your busy schedule, providing a unique chance to gain valuable experience and make professional connections without interrupting your studies or work commitments.
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