A hands on training course covering installation, termination and testing of copper cables in an internal environment. The course covers all copper cabling but hands on sessions focus on unshielded Twisted Pair.
Professional cable installers.
Use of cables in data networks, Use of cables in telephone networks, conductors and insulators, current, resistance, voltage and Ohms law.
Coaxial versus twisted pair. UTP and STP. Cat 5,
5e, 6 and 7. Straight through, cross over, others.
Hands on: Building a simple network.
Preparing cables for termination, termination
techniques, termination tools. Wiring standards,
Hands on: Making your own cables and using them in the simple network.
Structure cabling system components, topologies,
horizontal wiring, vertical wiring, telecomms
rooms, server rooms. Hubs, switches and routers
implications. Trunking. Cabling documentation,
symbols and abbreviations.
Hands on: punch blocks, testing continuity.
Site surveys: pathways and spaces, support
structures, distance limitations. Recommended
installation practices, laying and setup, retrofits.
Health and safety factors, fire and building codes.
Hands on: Performing a site survey, installing cable with floor boxes.
Basic testing, volt meters, tone set, Cat 5 testers,
Cat 5e testers, Cat 6 testers. Certifying
performance, Cat 5, 5e and 6 performance
parameters. External factors. Common faults.
Hands on: Testing an installation, troubleshooting faults.
Telephony cables, shielded cables.
Hands on: installing telephone cable, testing continuity.
"Thanks for accommodating myself on a course for 2 days instead of 3, John gave me extra tuition until I understood it. "
"If they have never used, terminated or installed RJ45, CAT 5, 5e, CAT 6 etc before."
This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.