About NCTC

Our Mission

National Communications Training Centers (NCTC) is base in Houston, Texas and is committed to training qualified technicians to meet the needs of a fast growing, highly technical fiber optic field. The ‘hands-on’ approach used throughout the school’s certification program supports student success. NCTC has developed a 3-week 105 hour curriculum in fiber optics and category 5/6, including telephone systems.  If a 3-week timeline is not possible, we provide a 6-week certification course as well.

Founded in San Marcos, California in 2000, NCTC decided to move to Houston because Texas, and Houston in particular, is a hub of growth of technology and jobs in said field, not to mention business growth in general. We see the development of a workforce here that has incredible power to bring the future of fiber optic technologies to Houston.

This course is taught by leaders in the fiber optic industry that have immeasurable experience both in the classroom and in the field. Our certifications cover a variety of specializations:

  • Fiber installers
  • Fiber splicer technicians
  • Data cable technicians
  • CAT 5/6 installers
  • Telephone PBX and key systems installers
  • Assemblers of fiber cable
  • Repairers, testers and inspectors of fiber installations

National Communications Training Centers provide a unique 75% hands on curriculum and provides a proper balance between theory, diagnosis and laboratory work. The school certifies students in broadband technology who will be employed in fiber optic positions available today and well into the future. Our certification program in Houston is intensive and skill-focused which provides an intelligent alternative to the college system.

If you are interested in starting on the pathway to you new career, or are looking for a new direction into the ever-evolving technology field, contact us at 936-217-3275 or email us at nctcfiber@gmail.com.

NCTC San Marcos

Our Team

Peggy SmallDirector
With 20 years experience in administration and management with such prestigious
companies as, Medtronic, Prudential Securities and Wachovia Securities and a “take charge” attitude, Peggy has taken the leadership role as Director of National
Communications Training Centers with enthusiasm, dedication, and a commitment to student needs.
Kent StreetsSchool Administrator
Kent Streets has been the School Administrator at National Communications Training Centers, Inc. since its inception in 2000. His responsibilities include day to day operations of the school and interaction with students who have questions about the program. He also takes care of all necessary supplies required for the program.
Shane Graham-BaughInstructor
Shane Graham-Baugh began his cabling career in 2008 when he entered the U.S. Marine Corps as a Field Wireman. During the next 8 years, Shane worked on a variety of telephony and Redcom systems.

Upon being Honorably Discharged from the Marine Corps, Shane was hired by Kitco Fiber Optics completing fiber terminations and fusion splices on Naval ships and submarines and ensuring that all the systems were working properly. After several years in the fiber and copper field, Shane was given the opportunity to become an instructor for NCTC in which he enthusiastically took.

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