Telecommunications specialization (243.BA): These technologists are responsible for installing and starting-up telecommunications systems as well as ensuring technical maintenance, repairing, modifying or upgrading these systems. They also provide technical assistance and ensure quality control when assembling and disassembling material, equipment and systems (including calibration). Lastly, they are called upon to provide systems design support. Telecommunications technologists work on the material, equipment and systems that carry signals (regardless of the means of transmission used) for operations related to network access, communications, and telecommunications signal transmission.
Computers and Networks specialization (243.BB): Technologists perform a wide range of tasks in different areas of speciality. Electronics: installation, maintenance, repair and modification of electronic and computer equipment. Computers: installation of material and software, maintenance, repair and customer service. Networks: installation, maintenance and ensuring the functional ability of networks and related equipment.
Audiovisual specialization (243.BC): In the concert and events industry, these technologists work as lighting designers, sound technicians and maintenance technicians. They also perform countless tasks that help ensure the success of shows and events (installation, operation and disassembly of equipment such as projectors, videorecorders, cameras, etc.) In museums, audiovisual departments of educational institutions, research centres and other facilities, these technicians are considered general practitioners who contribute to a variety of projects; they handle design, provide feedback on technical feasibility, plan work to be done, handle purchasing. They also take care of lighting, audio pick up, film takes, editing, etc. and handle the maintenance of audiovisual equipment. When working for radio stations, they act as operations, on-air or maintenance technicians. Technologists in the television industry can work in the maintenance department or perform other duties related to the installation, operation and disassembly of equipment, including solving a variety of technical issues.