By the end of the course, participants will be able to: Describe and identify the components of a structured cabling system.
Use the specialist tools required to construct a network cabling system
Be able to test and rectify common cable faults
Describe and identify all major types of network cables, including shielded, unshielded, and different categories of cables in use by the industry
Describe how fiber optics work
Understand Power over Ethernet (PoE)
How to be successful in the highly competitive IT infrastructure world
Dozens of practical topics that will serve as the perfect entry point to kick- start your network cabling career
NO previous knowledge of ICT cabling required! Everyone from absolute beginners, to professionals are welcome!
We will be using the following tools during the practical sessions : Crimping Tool , Stripping Tool , Punch Down Tool, Basic Cable Tester, RJ45 Connectors, and UTP network Cable
Information Communication Technology (ICT) Network cabling course brought to you by an instructor with more than two and a half decades of experience in the industry.
We will cover everything from Structured Network Cabling , building and testing cables, various types of cables, copper and fiber technology, common cabling errors , correct labeling methods, typical tools used on site, floor plans, civil works, and even health and safety awareness.
This is the best entry point to a career in IT Network cabling we could possibly design, with all the basics covered in terms of practical demonstrations throughout the course.
Who this course is for:
Network Cabling Students
Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and cabling students
8 sections • 46 lectures • 3h 52m total length
We would like to know why you took this course !
What is structured cabling?
Why do we need structured network cabling?
What is Ethernet ?
Common types of Ethernet cables
Pro’s and Cons of STP vs. UTP
Special Considerations when working with Shielded Cable
Stranded and Solid Cable
Why are copper pairs twisted?
Common categories of Ethernet cables
Cable Length limitations
Power Over Ethernet (PoE)
The difference between Standards and Codes
Section 2 Mindmap
Typical equipment used on site
Building our first working cable (practical)
Wall sockets (Practical)
Cable Routing and Management
Do’s and don'ts when installing Ethernet cable
Running Ethernet cable outdoors
The Patch Panel (practical)
Network cabinet layouts examples
Patch leads and fly leads
Mind Map Section 3
Introduction to fibre optic cabling
When to use fibre instead of copper cabling
Mind Map Section 4
Labeling methods and standards (practical)
Testing : What is TDR ?
Testing : The difference between verifying, qualifying and certifying
a Closer look at Crosstalk
Common Network Cabling Mistakes
Mind Map Section 5
Labeling and Testing
Health and Safety
Where to from here ?
How to be successful in the cabling infrastructure space
Hofmeyr de Vos is a highly experienced and accredited operations manager with more than 25 years of experience in the ICT industry. Currently he fulfils the role as Chief Operations Officer (COO) of one of the most sought after SMME companies in the ICT industry: Apparatus ICT .Hofmeyr has an absolute passion for skills development, and assisted with the design of this course from the perspective of exactly knowing what is needed to complete a successful ICT project, and what technical skills are required to accomplish this within the specifications of the client.