Essential Skill Alignment Chart: Computer & Networking Technology – CIP Code 15.1202

This chart is designed to help students and parents understand the educational and physical expectations and/or recommendations for the Computer & Networking Technology program at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute. For additional information, please visit the program webpage

Program Safety & Physical Considerations

  • High degree of self-discipline and focus needed in the program and industry
  • Must be able to work independently and with teams
  • Ability to sit at work station and focus on a project for an extended period of time
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs
  • Requires long periods of intense concentration

Essential Aptitudes Recommended

  • Color discrimination
  • Finger and manual dexterity
  • Arm-hand steadiness
  • Eye/hand coordination
  • Fine motor skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to discriminate between objects of similar size, shape, and color
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Visualization

Reading & Language Arts Levels

  • Technical reading and writing skills
  • Text and manuals at 11th grade reading level
  • Oral and written communication skills

Math Level

  •  Basic Math Level
  • College Prep Algebra I

End of Year – 12th Grade Assessment Test


Industry Certifications

  • Students will have the opportunity to earn industry certifications in the program

Program Requirements & Related Costs

  • Must follow LCTI Dress Code

Cooperative Education

  • Students who meet all the requirements, including teacher recommendation, grades, attendance, and discipline record
  • Students must provide their own transportation to and from the job site

Articulation Agreements

  • Information Computer Systems Institute (ICSI)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Statewide Articulation Agreements

Other Skills

  • Ability to understand schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Strong computer skills
  • Complex problem solving and trouble-shooting skills
  • Ability to relate well to customers and peers
  • Competent PC user (not expert)
  • Critical thinking skills

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