This course introduces students to the basic concepts of network cabling systems. It focuses on network cabling design, installation, testing, certification and troubleshooting. Students will develop knowledge and skills in installing and testing voice and data cable connectors and jacks, horizontal links and channels, pulling and terminating cables, cable system certification, telecommunications room design, and patch panel installation. The laboratory component allows students to verify concepts introduced in class and to develop the knowledge and skills required to build, test, operate and maintain the physical aspects of voice, video and data networks.
Recommended Preparation: None
3 UNITS : 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory