Low Voltage Technician PSAV
Low Voltage Technician (PSAV 5450)
Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate
This program is designed to lead students through a high-technology, multidisciplinary set of content areas that will lead to employment installing and repairing security and home automation systems, telecommunications, fire alarms and fiber optics. These systems have become so advanced that it is possible to arm security, turn on lights, and lock doors via a smartphone. Students will have the opportunity to enter a profession with a variety of avenues that will provide solid employment as well as professional growth as they learn and gain experience in the field as a low voltage technician.
- No high school diploma or GED is required. (To be eligible to receive federal student aid, you must: Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or have completed homeschooling)
- Complete an Application for Admission, located at
- Take the Test of Adult Education (TABE) before registering for classes. To determine if you are exempt, please go to www.palmbeachstae.edu/academicservices/curriculum-and-programs/Tabe-standards.aspx.
1. Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
2. Students must pass with the following minimum Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores: Reading: 9;
English: 9; Mathematics: 9; or qualify for TABE exemption
750 clock hours; 25 weeks - daytime
This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.
For More Information
Contact Program Director, Jenny Posadas, firstname.lastname@example.org (561) 868-3541
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|Required Courses||Clock Hours: 750|
|EEV0162||Level 1 Low Voltage Technician||150|
|EEV0163||Level 2 Low Voltage Technician||150|
|EEV0164||Level 3 Low Voltage Technician||150|
|EEV0165||Level 4 Low Voltage Technician||150|
|EEV0166||Level 5 Low Voltage Technician||150|
|Total Program Clock Hours: 750|
The Low Voltage Technician program supports an industry which has a substantial hiring base and continues to grow at a higher than average rate for employment. Support of the program has been offered by local companies and contractors providing turnkey gate automation, video and access control systems, building automation, and nurse call and fire alarm systems.
Career Path Notes
Students completing our program may choose to continue in a specific area of interest once they gain experience. For example, a worker may enjoy installing fire alarm systems and be hired as a fire alarm technician at a hospital. Likewise, a worker may want to specialize in access control, and work as a securities technician for an alarm company.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/