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CATEGORY CABLING BASICS

1 DAY CLASS

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objective of this 1 day category training course is to provide you with the basic tools you need to be successful in the aspects of category cable installation, termination and testing per EIA/TIA Standards. This course is non-vendor specific, and allows participants to work "hands-on" with a wide variety of materials supplied by a number of leading manufacturers. You will acquire necessary information to effectively manage your cabling network using state-of-the-art components and equipment. No prior knowledge or experience is required for participation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Personnel responsible for the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of fiber optic networks.
  • Installers
  • System Network Engineers
  • System Managers
  • Field Technicians
  • Contractors
  • Communication Managers
  • Consultants/Architects
  • Sales / Tech Support

COURSE BENEFITS

  • Understand the different types of cables
  • Evaluate category connectors patch panels and their costs
  • Prepare category panels and outlets
  • Learn how to install category cable
  • Learn Industry Standards ie: CAT5, CAT5e, CAT6, etc.
  • Evaluate cable plant with a CATEGORY tester
  • Interpret cable tests and problem areas
  • Evaluate your cabling network

COURSE ENABLES YOU TO

  • Inspect, install and test your cable plant
  • Install connectors, cables and patch panels
  • Troubleshoot cable with category tester
  • Avoid common cable damage during installation
  • Develop the techniques that will allow you to achieve acceptable loss for cables and connectors
  • Use testers to verify your installation results
  • Understand the different termination methods with several different products

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Cable: Types, Specifications & standards
  • Cable Designs
  • Connectors/outlets
  • Patch cords and panels
  • Safety
  • Costs
  • Testing
  • Applications
  • Cable Preparation

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Certified Instructors: EIA, SCA, FOA, and WCCC.  All instructors have a minimum of 20 years of experience in the wire and interconnect industry.  All instructors have taught a general fiber optics course for numerous clients such as Conrail, Verizon Telephone, Merck & Co., FAA, US Steel, DEC, IBM and many other corporate, government, and institutional clients.

COURSE FEE

The fee covers course tuition, manuals, and the use of all course materials.  A certificate will be awarded upon completion of the course. Any traveling, hotel accommodations, meals or parking expenses that may be incurred are not included. Payment must be received ten (10) business days prior to the course date. For on-site training, a minimum of 6 people will be required. CALL FOR PRICING at 717-715-1456.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation and full refund will be allowed if written cancellation is received in our office at least ten (10) business days prior to the course start date. Registrants who cancel more than three (3) business days in advance, will be refunded 50% of the course fee. Registrants who do not attend or cancel less than three (3) business days prior to the course start date are responsible for the full registration fee. Registrants may request to transfer to a later course date provided there is space available, the course fee is paid in full and the request is made seven (7) business days prior to the scheduled course date. Substitutions may be made at any time.

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638 Fulton St.
Akron, PA 17501
717.715.1456
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