Datacoms Testing (Cat 5 & 6)

1 Day Course
Code DC-1

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Introduction (1 topic)

  • Structured cabling overview, networks, definitions

Standards and Generic Cabling (1 topic)

  • Standards review, generic cabling

Voice Cable Testing (2 topics)

  • Components of a network, telephone cables
  • Tone and gene testing, 'tapping' out

Certification Testing (1 topic)

  • Testing to standards, using certification cable testers, setting up, test parameters, interpretation of results

Practical Testing and Fault Finding (1 topic)

  • Testing and certifying installed cable, fault finding on voice and data cables

Saving Results (1 topic)

  • Saving and downloading test results, cable testing software

Review (1 topic)

  • Review

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