Maverick Technical Institute Places 80% of First-Class Grads in Jobs

Maverick Technical Institute (MTI) in Nashua, N.H., has 100% graduation rate; places 80% from inaugural class in technician jobs immediately.


The inaugural class of Maverick Technician Institute (MTI) has graduated all of its students, with 80 percent already placed in an employment opportunity; a testament to the quality of the MTI program and an industrywide need for technicians.

“Congratulations to each graduate of the first ever Maverick Technician Institute and welcome to a world of employment opportunities in the residential and commercial low voltage electronics industries,” said Joe Boston, Maverick Technician Institute’s Executive Director, who spoke to the graduating class. “These graduates are now equipped with the knowledge and skills to begin their careers and to embrace the standards of customer satisfaction, professionalism and operational efficiencies. All graduates received a certificate of completion from the Maverick Technician Institute.

The eight-month-long program features 1,100 hours of training along with exclusive classroom and hands-on instruction of low-voltage technologies as well as the essential basics of customer service.

Now these graduates are prepared to begin careers in rapidly growing market segments that include the smart home and commercial connected environments, with the current boom driven by sales of security and monitoring products as well as steady growth in green initiatives and home automation.

The MTI program was designed to address an industrywide shortage of technicians and to provide systems integrators with well trained, qualified professionals who are ready to work.

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Maverick Technical Institute (MTI), located in Nashua, NH. is a post-secondary trade school focused on the needs of the low-voltage industry. The school is structured around a 16-to-1 student to teacher ratio and 40 percent/60 percent classroom-to-lab instructions. 

The curriculum is written to provide each student a base of knowledge for the fundamentals in low-voltage industry. This includes specific modules on, but not limited to; professionalism, audio, video, networking, lighting, energy management, system design, documentation and service/maintenance.

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Jason Knott
Jason Knott:

Jason Knott is Chief Content Officer for Emerald's Connected Brands. Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990, serving as editor and publisher of Security Sales & Integration. He joined CE Pro in 2000 and serves as Editor-in-Chief of that brand. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He has been a member of the CEDIA Business Working Group since 2010. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California.