Course Objectives:

The course objective is to provide participants with the theoretical and practical knowledge to understand, and install a Structured Cabling System.

Expected Accomplishments:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to

·         Identify components of a Structured Cabling System.

·         Highlight the standards and the codes related to the SCS

·         Obtain knowledge of the different cabling media and their transmission principles

·         Understand horizontal and backbone distribution systems

·         Understand design principles and installation practices

Who Can Benefit:

Technical staff involved in the design, installation, testing, and maintenance of building communication cabling system and data services

Prerequisites:

Participants are required to have a basic understanding of customer premises cabling system.

Course Outline:

INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURED CABLING SYSTEMS.

·         Structured cabling systems

·         Subsystems and components

·         Evolution of cabling systems

STANDARDS AND CODES

·         Standard

·         Standardization bodies

·         Cabling standards

·         ISO/IEC 11801 Ed. 2: 2002

TRANSMISSION PRINCIPLES OF A METALLIC MEDIA

·         Electrical conductors

·         Insulation and characteristics of an insulating material

·         Cable shielding

·         Losses in metallic media

SCS MEDIA

·         Balanced twisted pair copper cables

·         CAT5e, CAT6, CAT7 cables

·         UTP, FTP, F2TP, STP cables

·         SM and MM cables

·         Tight buffered and loose tube cables

HORIZONTAL DISTRIBUTION

·         Horizontal pathways

·         Work areas, TOs.

·         Connectors, equipment cords, consolidation points, horizontal cables, patch panels, patch cords

·         2.3 and 4 connector horizontal cabling configurations

·         Fiber to the desk configurations

BACKBONE DISTRIBUTION

·         Inter and Intra building backbones

COMBINED OPTICAL FIBER AND TWISTED PAIR BACKBONE.

·         Copper voice and data backbone links

·         Optical fiber data backbone link

·         Pathways, Equipment rooms, Telecom rooms, Entrance facilities, backbone transmission media

STRUCTURED CABLING DESIGN

·         Horizontal channel design

·         Link design

INSTALLATION AND TESTING

·         Tools of the trade

·         Installation Phases

·         Horizontal and backbone Cable Installation Guidelines

·         Cable Management Systems

·         Finding Faults

·         Test parameters

·         Permanent Link Tests

PRACTICAL

·         Making Connectors

·         Terminating copper and FO cables

·         Installing Patch panels

·         Testing

Delivery Method:

Training delivery methods include instructor-led classes and practical exercises.

Related Training:

·         OTDR training

·         Fundamentals of Data Communication

·         Understanding LAN

 

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