Course Overview

The Fluke Networks Versiv Test Professional Course is designed for network installers who desire to expand their knowledge of certifying copper and fibre infrastructure. 

The Fluke Networks Versiv Test Professional Course enables students to gain a wider understanding of test standards and fault finding. Students will take part in hands-on demonstrations of the Fluke Networks DSX-5000 and CertiFiber Pro. Individuals will participate in basic certification through to advance fault finding. The aim is to troubleshoot independently utilising the information gained from seminars.

The course is ideal for those seeking a better understanding of the Versiv platform or who require a refresher with Flukes latest cable testers. Individuals will learn about industry best practice and how to effectively certify both copper and fibre infrastructure. Course highlights include:

• Practical demonstrations and hands-on activities
• Industry standards and best practice guidelines
• Fibre Testing (OLTS & OTDR)
• Understanding Projx
• Inspection and Cleaning Procedures
• Diagnostics
• Linkware Results Management Software

Download the Versiv Test Professional Course Booklet

Objectives

Students will be provided with the knowledge to certify both Copper and Fibre infrastructure to industry standards, utilising the DSX-5000 and CertiFiber Pro. Attendees will be able to identify faults and troubleshoot effectively. 

What are the course requirements?

Engineers and IT Professionals are recommended to have at least 1 years experience in installing and certifying network infrastructure. A basic knowledge of the Versiv platform would be prudent but not essential. It is recommended students bring a Fluke DSX-5000 cable tester to training.

How do you complete the Versiv Test Professional Course?

The Versiv Test Professional Course is a seminar and practical based programme designed to increase attendee knowledge, utilising the Versiv platform. Students will be encouraged to take part in practical activities to reinforce the lesson objectives. The course is modular allowing students to enrol on either copper, fibre or both. 

Materials
• Notepad
• Pen

Modules

Copper Certification

Module 1: Why do we test?

Background to Testing

Module 2: Introduction to Versiv

Platform Overview

Module 3: Practical Exercise

First Look at Menus

Essential Information

Module 4: Understanding Projx

New Approach to Managing Results

Module 5: What to Test

Standards

Types of Links

Module 6: Practical Exercise

Create a Project

Setting up for Copper Testing

Creating ID's

Live Test Links

Module 7: Diagnostics

Cause of Failures

Diagnostics

Module 8: Practical Exercise

Test Failing Links

Suggest Causes

Module 9: Managing Results

Module 10: Test/Exam

Modules

Fibre Certification

Module 1: Introduction

Background to Testing

Platform Overview

Module 2: Optical Loss Testing

Components & Optical Loss

Standards & Optical Loss

Manufacturer Specification

Module 3: Optical Loss Budgets

Setting Budgets

Budget Application

Module 4: Negative Losses

Causes

How to Remove

Launch Conditions

Module 5: Test Reference Cords

Why are they essential?

How they differ?

Care

Module 6: Practical Exercise

Create a Project

Setting up for fibre testing

Creating ID's

Module 7: Inspection & Cleaning

Best Practices

Module 8: Practical Exercise

Connector Cleaning

Inspecting

Testing

Module 9: Referencing

1 Jumper

2 Jumper

3 Jumper

Module 10: Practical

Live Test of Links

Module 11: When Fibre Links Fail

Process of Elimination

OTDR Overview

Module 12: Practical Exercise

Characterise Links

Analyse Failures

Module 13: Linkware

Managing Results

Module 14: Exam

Test

Requirements

What are the course requirements?

Engineers and IT Professionals are recommended to have at least 1 years experience in installing and certifying network infrastructure. A basic knowledge of the Versiv platform would be prudent but not essential. It is recommended students a Fluke DSX-5000 cable tester to training.

How do you complete the Versiv Test Professional Course?

The Versiv Test Professional Course is a seminar and practical based programme designed to increase attendee knowledge, utilising the Versiv platform. Students will be encouraged to take part in practical activities to reinforce the lesson objectives. The course is modular allowing students to enrol on either copper, fibre or both. The programme will end with a multiple choice exam.