As a member company employee at the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), you now get special discounts on online training from SCTE•ISBE - the premier membership organization for technical cable telecommunications professionals.

By connecting members from cable operators and vendors through a wide-range of programs and events, SCTE•ISBE strengthens relationships and promotes technology-focused thought leadership.


SCTE•ISBE certification programs are the most well respected in the industry and give you the essential knowledge you need to enhance your skills, prove your expertise and advance your professional development.

Many of our online technical training courses prepare you for the industry's leading certifications. They’ve been designed in partnership with the operator community and can be taken on your own schedule and at your own pace, without disrupting your day-to-day work schedule. 

SCTE•ISBE delivers thousands of online and onsite courses per year! 

These industry-leading courses are designed to prepare you for every aspect of cable technical operations, from legacy technologies to the newest trends, including mobility, cybersecurity, DOCSIS 3.1 and FTTP. 

Some of our most popular courses include:

Understanding Cable Technology (for new employees or as a refresher)

Installer courses, such as:

  • Broadband Premises Installation and Service

  • DOCSIS 3.1 Installation

  • Broadband Wireless Specialist

  • FTTx Installation

Maintenance technician courses, such as:

  • Broadband Transport Specialist

  • Optical Fiber Construction

  • Return Path

  • DOCSIS® 3.1 Essentials

Engineering courses such as:

  • DOCSIS Engineering Professional + DOCSIS 3.1 Essentials

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) = 2017 version

  • Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Linux Essentials

  • Digital Video Engineering Professional


SCTE•ISBE is more than just local chapters and international chapters, but a global community of ~20,000

members strong and growing. Membership connects you with other local pros and the industry’s top experts. We put their knowledge right at your fingertips through online communities, videos, webinars on hot topics, searchable databases, valuable reference materials, and more.