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Network Cabling Infrastructure (EST233)

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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 class 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

REGISTER - $100.00


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 class, 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 class:

  • 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

This eCourse consists of an in-depth lecture of course content segmented in small, organized chunks and married with additional material. Types of material in this course include:

  • Quizzes
  • Comprehension activities
  • Real-life scenarios
  • Flash cards
  • Downloadables such as worksheets, reference documents, diagrams, and additional reference material

After registering, this eCourse will be available for 90 days. To access, log in to and select My CEDIA then My Training .

Course Length: 3 hours

Regular Price: $100
CEDIA Member Price: Free

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