This training course provides delegates with a fundamental understanding of cabling media and the basic principles that lie behind communications cabling and the basic workings a network cabling system are explored. The applications that harness communications cabling in a modern cabling system are also examined, providing valuable insight into communications cabling and other media.
The course looks at the different types of copper cabling media including Cat5e, Cat 6, Cat6a and other high bandwidth copper cabling systems. In addition, the course also takes a look at optical fibre media, otherwise known as fibre optic cabling, to include a summary of singlemode (sm) and multimode (mm). As well as common communications cabling definitions and current communications cabling standards, this course gives delegates a comprehensive guide to communications cabling.
Who Will Benefit?
The Basic Principles of Communications Cabling City and Guilds 3667-02: 101 course is aimed at anyone who is thinking of entering into the communications cabling installation industry.
It forms part of the newly designated training government-led initiatives to increase the skills and underpinning knowledge of candidates who feel they have gaps in their basic knowledge of applying communications technology.
This City & Guilds 3667-02:101 course is the recognised qualification for professional data comms cabling and structured cabling installers and is on the established UK’s regulated qualifications framework (RQF).
Introduction to communications cabling
Health and Safety
The application of communications cabling in the networking environment
Current communications cabling terminology and standards Communications cabling bandwidths and performance Communications cabling transmission
Common communications cabling components
Communications cabling installation procedures and working practices
What are the course requirements?
City & Guilds 3667-02, 101: Foundation - Basic Principles of Communication Cabling) is a level 2 qualification. Basic knowledge of installation practices for telecommunication systems would be beneficial, but not essential.
How do you complete the course?
All candidates are assessed through one 25-question multiple-choice exam. This is completed online through the City & Guilds Gola system. All candidates are given their results at the end of the examination.
This course runs for 1-day.
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You will earn 7 CEC's on successful completion of this course. To find out which of our other courses offer CECs on completion, visit our CEC page.
To be eligible for an EUSR Datacomms Specialist CSCS card, applicants must hold an Award in Communications Cabling. This award is gained by sitting the City & Guilds 3667-02 101 Basic Principles Course AND EITHER City & Guilds 3667-02 102/103 Fibre Optic Cabling Combined Internal & External course OR City & Guilds 3667-02 104 Copper Cabling in an Internal Environment Course. For more information on how to get your EUSR card, visit our EUSR page on the Training Hub.