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Cable Television Technicians

Tips for Entry

Through the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers, take a course to explore career opportunities as a cable television technician.

Get and maintain a valid driver's license. You will need it to drive cable company vans that carry equipment and enable you to travel from job to job.

As a student take courses in math to help you solve computational problems that will come up as part of your work. Take English courses to develop your reading skills in order to understand installation and repair manuals.