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General Communications Technician, Level 2 (GCT2)

AJ Wiesenfeld  (Consultant, IWA Technical Services, Inc.)

Location: N241

Date: Thursday, March 30

Time: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Pass Type: ETA Training

Track: ETA International Training

Format: ETA Training

Vault Recording: TBD

IMPORTANT: The General Communications Technician – Level 2 (GCT2), an ETA Journeyman certification, has two years of electronics experience by field experience, trade. school, or college, as part of its program requirement. By registering for this class, I understand I must have this experience or my certification may not be issued until that experience is attained.

The General Communications Technician program is customizable “hands-on” instruction modeled after the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) guidelines that cover all the disciplines listed in the COMT program and the APCO/ANSI technician standards.
GCT-2 brings the GCT-1 apprentice to the next level on the pathway of becoming a seasoned Certified Electronics Technician by taking a much deeper dive into everyday problems encountered by the field engineer. GCT-2 expands the attendee’s knowledge base to include advanced elements of various communications concepts and technologies. The course focuses on everyday activities including, field installation, troubleshooting, and service procedures.

• The critical aspects of LMR that are used daily in the field
• Applications of radio theory that are easily understandable
• Hands-On troubleshooting using state-of-the-art test equipment
• All of the technical competencies contained in the DHS COMT
• All core competencies found in APCO / ANSI communications technicians standard
• FCC / FAA rules and regulations
• Safety in the work environment

Certification: General Communications Technician Level 2 (GCT2)
Certification Cost: included in the price of the workshop