tco ctsme telecommunications certification

TCO CTSME Certification:
Certified Telecommunications
Subject Matter Expert

The most comprehensive telecommunications training and certification available: four TCO certification packages plus Subject Matter Expert certification.

The TCO Certified Telecommunications Subject Matter Expert (CTSME) is the most comprehensive telecom, datacom,  networking, wireless, VoIP and SIP training and certification available anywhere.

CTSME encompasses four TCO Certifications: CTA, CVA, CWA and CTNS.  Get all four certifications, including extensive preparatory coursework, with the CTSME Certification Package.

Complete all four to get the Certified Telecommunications Subject Matter Expert designation, including a hand-signed and sealed CTMSE Certificate printed on acid-free paper and mounted in a frame, plus a hand-signed personal Letter of Introduction from the Director of the Institute for your résumé.

Completing these four certifications demonstrates to an employer that you have very broad, deep and comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of telecommunications.

  • CTA certification, with 16 courses covers all major topics in telecom, datacom and networking from POTS to MPLS plus the Security module.
  • CVA certification, with six courses provides depth on Voice over IP from packetization to SIP trunking.
  • CWA certification with three courses adds depth on wireless including spectrum, propagation, cellular and mobility, Bluetooth and WiFi.
  • The internationally-recognized CTNS certification rounds out the package.

CTSME Certification will help demonstrate you have wide-ranging knowledge skills suitable for higher-level analysis, planning and design positions, which typically pay more than programmer jobs.

This knowledge and preparation makes you an ideal candidate to hire or promote, as you will be able to quickly get up to speed for a current project, and be able to work efficiently on subsequent projects... a desirable thought to have in your employer's mind.

Teracom's Full Online Course Library

The coursework for CTSME is the high-quality online multimedia courses for the component certifications: CTA, CVA, CWA and CTNS, totaling 25 courses in all.

These twenty-five courses are in fact all available Teracom online courses.

Purchasing the CTSME Certification Package gets you Teracom's full library of online courses, an ideal reference and learning resource for years to come.

  • Our entire library of courses
  • Unlimited repeats, jump in and out
  • No time limits, no expiration, lifetime access
  • A valuable learning asset you can access anytime, from anywhere

With the 30-day 100% money-back guarantee, you have nothing to lose, and a valuable career-enhancing learning asset to gain in addition to the certifications!

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Teracom Training Institute is a Certified Training Partner of the Telecommunications Certification Organization , authorized to administer courses and exams for TCO certifications on the myTeracom Learning Management System, and award TCO Certifications.

Certification Packages are high-quality training courses plus TCO Certification at a discounted price.

TCO Certification is proof of your knowledge of telecom, datacom and networking fundamentals, jargon, buzzwords, technologies and solutions.

It's backed up with a Certificate suitable for framing plus - a Teracom exclusive - a personalized Letter of Reference / Letter of Introduction detailing the knowledge your TCO Certification represents and inviting the recipient to contact Teracom for verification. You may list Teracom Training Institute as a reference on your résumé if desired.

The Unlimited Plan gets you unlimited repeats of courses and exams... which means guaranteed to pass if you're willing to learn, jump in and out of courses as needed and refresh your knowledge anytime.

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Invest in yourself with the CTSME Certification Package!

Four internationally-recognized telecommunications and network certifications, a total of twenty‑five full‑length high‑quality online courses, TCO Subject Matter Expert credential, with unlimited repeats and no time limits.

CTSME is not only an investment in five telecom certifications, it is also a lifetime pass to Teracom's full library of online telecom courses: a valuable learning asset you can use for years to come.

Your investment is protected with a no‑questions‑asked, 30‑day 100% money‑back guarantee

Get up to speed on all major topics: telecom, datacom and networking, Voice over IP, SIP trunking and wireless, at your own pace.  Master the fundamentals, technologies, jargon, buzzwords and most importantly, the underlying ideas ... and how it all fits together.

Plus, four Telecommunications Certification Organization (TCO) certifications, and the TCO Certified Telecommunications Subject Matter Expert credential to prove it!

Upgrade your skills – and your résumé – with this ultimate telecom training and certification today!

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If for any reason you change your mind during the 30 days after purchase of online telecom training, you can get your money back. You have nothing to lose - and a marketable certification to gain!   Get started now!

What You Get With The CTSME Certification Package

1. The most comprehensive, high-quality, up-to-date telecommunications training courses available.
You will get a solid foundation of structured knowledge with courses based on our famous instructor-led training courses, delivered in our trademark "telecom for non-engineers" style. Cut through jargon to master the fundamentals, technologies, jargon and buzzwords… and how it all fits together.

With the CTSME package including the CTA, CVA, CWA and CTNS Certification Packages, you get a total of 25 full-length, high-quality courses, that you can repeat as often as desired, with no expiration or time limits.  Not only is this full preparation for the exams, it is also a lifetime pass to Teracom's full library of online training courses, a valuable asset you will benefit from many times.

2. The certification exams
Each course in each certification package has an associated exam, typically ten multiple-choice questions. You get unlimited repeats of exams - which means guaranteed to pass if you're willing to do the work.

3. CTA, CVA, CWA and CTNS certifications, plus a framed TCO CTSME Certificate
Completing the exams for each certification, you get a full-color TCO Certificate suitable for framing for each certification. It can be immediately printed on plain or textured paper on any color printer and framed by student as desired, with no shipping charges. It can also be attached to the electronic version of the student's CV.

Once you complete all four, you get a hand-signed and sealed, framed CTSME certificate sent to you, with free shipping in the lower 48 states and 10 Canadian provinces.

4. A personalized Letter of Reference / Letter of Introduction
You also receive a personalized Letter of Reference / Letter of Introduction explaining the courses you took and the knowledge you have, and inviting anyone you give it to to contact us as a reference... excellent addition to your CV.

5. Right to display the TCO logo
You'll have the right to display a high-resolution copy of the TCO logo on your résumé, business card, LinkedIn profile, web page, blog, or email signature.

6. TCO Certification Designation
Getting all four certifications, you are awarded the Certified Telecommunications Subject Matter Expert designation, and will be able to state that you:
- "are a Certified Telecommunications Subject Matter Expert",
- "hold a Certified Telecommunications Subject Matter Expert certification from the Telecommunications Certification Organization",
- are "certified as a Telecommunications Network Specialist by the Telecommunications Certification Organization",
- are a "Telecommunications Certification Organization (TCO) Certified Telecommunications Subject Matter Expert",
- are "TCO-Certified",
and may sign your name - "Richard Smith, CTSME," or "Jane Smith, Certified Telecommunications Subject Matter Expert"

7. A 30-day no-questions-asked 100% money-back guarantee.
If for any reason you change your mind, for 30 days after purchase you can get your money back. details

You have nothing to lose! – and a marketable skill to gain!

Benefits of Certification For Individuals

One benefit of TCO certification is differentiating yourself from the rest of the crowd when applying for a job or angling for a promotion.

The knowledge you gain taking Teracom's Online Courses, confirmed with TCO Certification, is foundational knowledge in telecommunications, IP, networking and wireless: fundamental concepts, mainstream technologies, jargon, buzzwords, and the underlying ideas - and how it all fits together.

This type of knowledge and preparation makes you an ideal candidate to hire or promote to a task, as you will be able to build on your knowledge base to quickly get up to speed and work on a particular project - then have the versatility to work on subsequent projects.

TCO Certification will help demonstrate you have this skill... a desirable thought to have in your potential manager's mind.

Benefits of Certification For Employers

Teracom certification packages are an extremely cost-effective way of implementing consistent, comprehensive telecommunications and network technology fundamentals training, ensuring that both existing resources and new hires are up to the same speed, with a common vocabulary, framework and knowledge base.

The course exams provide concrete measurements of competency in key knowledge areas.

Management can view reports on the progress and results of team members, and export results to Excel with the click of a button. These reports identify skills strengths and deficiencies, and are a demonstration of meeting managerial objectives of team building and return on investment.

Get this training for your whole team. The scalable myTeracom Learning Management System can register and manage all of your people through courses, exams and certificates.

For larger organizations, the courses and exams can also be licensed and deployed on your LMS.

Getting Your Certificate

Each course has a course exam, consisting of ten multiple-choice questions chosen at random from a pool and shuffled in order. Passing the course exams proves your knowledge of these topics and results in your certification.

Your Certificate and Letter of Reference / Letter of Introduction will be immediately available for download from your Dashboard in the myTeracom Learning Management System. You may also order a signed and sealed Certificate by airmail.

Teracom's exclusive Unlimited Plan allows you unlimited repeats courses and exams with no expiry – which means guaranteed to get your certificate if you're willing to learn, plus jump in and out of courses and refresh your knowledge anytime in the future.

Once you complete all four certifications, you get a framed, hand-signed and sealed CTSME certificate on acid-free paper sent to you with free shipping in the lower 48 states and 10 Canadian provinces.

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Invest in yourself

Implement a major career-enhancing upgrade to your knowledge, or prepare for a job in the telecommunications business.

Get the knowledge you need

Understand telecom, datacom and networking, VoIP, SIP and wireless fundamentals, jargon, buzzwords, technologies and standard practices... and how it all fits together.

Benefit from decades of experience

with courses based on our famous instructor-led training, covering all major topics, right up to date, in clear lessons logically organized to deliver structured knowledge that lasts a lifetime.

Interactive lessons

Lessons rich with photographs, video and graphics make this self-paced learning enjoyable.

Teracom Advantages
 
• Proven courses used by the biggest telecom carriers to train their employees
These courses are the same courses used by the biggest telecom carriers in the business to train their employees - constantly updated to deliver the core technical knowledge required in the telecom business today. 
This is the best quality training of its kind available.
• GSA Schedule
Teracom online courses and certification packages are on our US Government supply contract... which took two years and a 200-page application... so you know you are getting quality.
• 100% Money-Back Guarantee
You are protected by Teracom's 30-day, no-questions-asked, 100% money-back guarantee.
• Career-enhancing knowledge
This training is an ideal way to implement a career-enhancing upgrade to your knowledge, 
or to prepare for a job in the telecommunications business.
• Guaranteed to Pass with the Unlimited Plan
Choose the Unlimited Plan for unlimited repeats of courses and exams - which means you can retake courses to refresh your knowledge in the future, and guaranteed to pass the exam if you're willing to learn.  unlimited plan info
• Self-paced training
The courses and their lessons can be done at your own pace. There are no time limits for completing a lesson and moving to the next one. The courses may be done in any order.
• Team training

These courses are a highly cost-effective and consistent way for managers to get team members up to a common speed with measurable results. The myTeracom Learning Management System provides management reports showing your team's progress with a few clicks of the mouse.

Technical Level and Intended Audience

Our training has been taught to wide acclaim across North America since 1992 and is designed for the non-engineering professional needing an overview and update, and for those new to the business needing to get up to speed quickly on telecommunications, data communications, IP, MPLS, wireless, networking, Voice over IP (VoIP) phone systems, SIP and security.

Our emphasis is conveying the key concept-level knowledge in plain English - which you can't get reading trade magazines or talking to vendors. We put in place a solid, valuable and long-lasting understanding. It is our goal to bust the buzzwords, demystify the jargon, and cut through the double-talk to present a clear, cohesive picture.

Based on Teracom's proven instructor-led training courses developed and refined over twenty years providing training for organizations including AT&T, Verizon, Bell Canada, Intel, Microsoft, Cisco, Qualcomm, the CIA, NSA, IRS, FAA, US Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force and hundreds of others, Teracom online courses are top-notch, top-quality and right up to date with the topics and knowledge you need.

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Teracom's high-quality online courses are delivered in Google Chrome or Puffin browsers on any Windows or mac desktop or laptop, iPad, android tablet or phone with an internet connection... to any number of people, anywhere, anytime.       system requirements 

Ideal for self-paced training, courses are divided into lessons. Stay on a lesson for as long as you like, and move to the next lesson then write the course exam only when ready.

Team training packages with group discount and management reporting from our Learning Management System are very popular.

With the Unlimited Plan, you can repeat exams as needed, and retake courses anytime in the future.