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SBCA and Lincoln Technical Institute Team Up to Offer Certification Classes

Washington, D.C., July 17, 2006, -- The Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association  (SBCA) has announced a partnership with Lincoln Technical Institute/Lincoln College of Technology with 7 locations in 6 states to incorporate SBCA’s National Standards and Testing Program (NSTP) Certification courses into their Electronic Systems Technician program.

“SBCA is pleased to have Lincoln Technical Institute/Lincoln College of Technology as a partner offering the satellite industry’s certification program,” said Steve Hill SBCA Vice President of Training and Technology. “The tremendous growth of satellite television has created a huge demand for qualified installation technicians and Lincoln Technical Institute’s Electronic Systems Technician program is an ideal course for individuals looking to get into the industry” said Hill. The SBCA is working to form strategic partnerships with technical colleges to offer certification programs.

The Electronic Systems Technician, more commonly known as EST, is a career that enables you to utilize multiple residential and commercial skills needed in the industries of electronics, fiber optics, security systems, audio/video, communications systems, cabling/networking along with computers and related applications.

For more information on Lincoln Technical Institute/Lincoln College of Technology and the Electronic System Technician course, visit www.lincolntech.com, or www.lincolncollegeoftechnology.com.  For more information on NSTP courses and SBCA partnership opportunities, contact Steve Hill at 703-963-0350, or shill@sbca.org.

The Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association is the national trade organization representing all segments of the satellite industry. It is committed to expanding the utilization of satellite technology for the broadcast delivery of video, audio, data, music, voice, interactive, and broadband services. Additional information can be found at www.sbca.com.