ETA Announces Completion of the General Communications Technician Certification Series

The GCT series takes into account every aspect of the technical side of the LMR and wireless industries and the ETA certification maintenance program confirms that the certification holder stays abreast of the technology as it moves forward.

As our planet grows more dependent on technology, ETA International’s General Communications Technician (GCT) series is instrumental in order to understand the physical layer of IoT and examines the communications technology used in everyone’s lives that is many times taken for granted. Professionals in the appliance and alarm security industries, for example, will find the GCT series useful to their careers as consumers demand for connectivity to these devices increases.

The General Communications Technician suite of certifications has recently been industry recognized and accepted for RF technology professionals. Modeled after general industry communication systems basics and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) guidelines, the GCT series is based on DHS’s Communications Technicians (COMT), which prepares emergency responders on practices and procedures common to radio communication technicians during all-hazards emergency operation.

“The GCT series takes into account every aspect of the technical side of the LMR (land mobile radio) and wireless industries, said ETA Vice Chairman Ira Wiesenfeld, PE, CETsr, ‘and the ETA certification maintenance program confirms that the certification holder stays abreast of the technology as it moves forward”.

Initially launched in 2014, General Communications Technician (GCT) Levels 1 and 2 are devoted to the most important skill set required by the communications technician just starting into the business of communications. Whether for a…

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