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Train to be a cable installer for free

Brooklyn Networks is currently recruiting for their next Free Cable Installer training program. Orientations are held every Tuesday at 621 Degraw Street, in Park Slope at 10 a.m., sharp.

Brooklyn Networks is an intensive hands−on training program that will help participants start a career in the field of network cable installation.

Cable technicians install the lines, which run behind walls and ceilings that are hooked up to computers, telephones, security systems, A⁄V equipment and broadcast cable.

Graduates receive an internationally recognized Level 1 Installer certification from an organization called BICSI. Job placement assistance is a part of the program.

To be eligible applicants must live in one of the five boroughs of NYC and have a low income; be 21 years or older; legally eligible to work in the US; able to attend class Monday−Friday 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. for five weeks; have a valid NY State Drivers License at the time of application; be able to pass a drug test; be physically fit⁄able to lift 70 pounds; and be able to pass a reading and math test at⁄or above the eighth grade level.

Applicants should be prepared to complete a program application and will be given a reading and math test. Orientation usually last three hours.

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