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Network Specialist: Network Cabling Infrastructure (EST233)

Networking−it is the most important skill for a technician to succeed in this industry. And it’s complicated. To do it right, you must start with a solid foundation.

This course is part of the CEDIA pathway to mastering the network and earning the CEDIA Electronic Systems Certified Networking Specialist (ESC-N).

CEU Value: 3.0

Learn how to produce a standards-compliant Ethernet cabling infrastructure using effective installation, testing, and troubleshooting techniques. This course covers the fundamentals of working with high-bandwidth twisted pair cabling systems; ANSI/EIA/TIA standards that apply to UTP high-bandwidth cable including Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat6a; and the basics of fiber optic cabling systems−both single and multimode cable options as well as fiber optic cable design and theory. Before attending this course, students should have a basic understanding of UTP/STP Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat6a cables; Ethernet networking; and fiber optic cables.

Specific topics covered in this course:

  • Ethernet cabling components and infrastructures including cables, outlets, connections, and panel types
  • Ethernet cabling standards, practices, and bandwidth requirements
  • Benefits and limitations of high bandwidth UTP cabling systems
  • How fiber optic cabling systems work including the benefits and limitations
  • Correct termination and installation procedures for different cable types
  • Proper component and system testing procedures for cable systems

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Class Schedule for Network Cabling Infrastructure (EST233)
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