Online Course

Maintenance Technology Level 2 (MT2)


The Maintenance Technology Level 2 course focuses on network transport with a thorough look at optical fiber networks including fiber transmission characteristics, fiber cables and connectors. Additional topics include data services with DOCSIS®, cable voice services with PacketCable, IP multimedia subsystem (IMS), session initiation protocol (SIP), all digital simulcast (ADS), analog reclamation, digital video, MPEG, Internet Protocol TV (IPTV), and cable Wi-Fi. Topics related to the headend and advanced network applications are introduced.

Included in the Course

  • Engaging and Interactive LightningMod™ to prepare learner for training 
  • In-depth interactive eBook modules 
  • Apply module knowledge with real life experiences in a simulated environment; 2 NetworkSim® module included 
  • Module assessments
  • Course final exam
  • Fun VirtuGame® to improve absorption and retention of competencies 

Requirements for Successful Course Completion

  • Module quizzes 70% or higher
  • Course final test 70% or higher

You may take the course final test up to 3 times.


Self-paced interactive Online Course: Learners start the SCTE VirtuLearn® course at any time, study at their own pace, and have access to dynamic online content after they register.  On average, learners will spend approximately 4 hours per week over 12 weeks completing course activities. SCTE provides access to the course for 1 year from date of purchase.

System Requirements: A high speed Internet (HSI) connection, Internet browser with HTML5 support. For tablet or smartphone access, HTML5 may be used for online eBook content.

Instructor-Led Onsite Boot Camp Course: The SCTE VirtuLearn course may be delivered as an onsite boot camp over 5 days.

Course access information will be emailed when the course is purchased.

Target Audience

  • Broadband Premises Installers / Technicians
  • Technical Operations
  • Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) or Access Network Technicians
  • Outside Plant (OSP) Technicians
  • Maintenance Technician, System Technician or equivalent
  • Headend or Hub Engineers

Recommended Prerequisites

SCTE Maintenance Technology Level 1


Upon completion of Maintenance Technology Level 2, Network Testing and Maintenance Level 2 and Optical Fiber Construction, learners will be prepared to earn the nationally recognized SCTE Broadband Transport Specialist (BTS) certifications.  

Upon Successful Completion

  • SCTE course completion certificate
  • 3 recertification units (RUs) towards SCTE certification renewal