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Jointing of Telecommunications Cables (Copper)

Designed for Installation and Maintenance staff with little or no experience of cable jointing.

Objectives:

At the end of this course successful delegates will be able to:

  • Select the correct cable, given the cable identification
  • Describe the basic construction of cables used on the course and state their main use
  • Practically demonstrate competence in cable jointing
  • Continuity cable test, detecting open circuit or high resistance faults
  • Insulation resistance testing using the correct meters and recording results
  • Ensure all cable jointing is carried out in a safe manner according to rules and safety instructions

Entry Requirements:

N / A

Course Summary:

  • Introduction, including rules and safety instructions
  • Cable construction and their uses
  • Practical selection of various cables, identifying type, size, manufacture and construction
  • Theory of cable jointing methods
  • Preperation of cable for jointing
  • Cable jointing practical
  • Applying heatshrink closures to joints as per manufacturers instructions
  • Continuity and insulation testing, associated record keeping
  • Developments and problem areas
  • Practical and theory assessment

Duration: 3 days   |   Delegates: 6   |   Venue: RT Training Solutions in Ipswich