EETE2201 - Cable and Fiber Splicing
EETE2201 Cable and Fiber Splicing 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisites None
Co-requisites EETE2210
Goal To build upon students knowledge and skills required to become entry-level technicians in the Telecommunications Network industry.
ObjectivesOutcomes
The course should enable the student to:

  1. Identify and describe the characteristics, application and configuration of various cables and terminations
  2. Identify and explain the safety precautions, installation techniques and tools used to install copper-based network cabling systems
  3. Identify, describe, terminate and test coaxial cable
  4. Identify light communication systems and define key historical development in Fibre Optic technology
  5. Identify cabling standards and codes that effect cabling systems to include colour codes, labelling and cabling substitution methods
  6. Understand the operation and characteristics of Sources and Detectors used in Fibre Optic systems
  7. Terminate both an SC and ST Fibre Optic connector on Fibre Optic light guide building cable and Fibre Optic patch cord
  8. Identify and describe the purpose of the components used in Fibre Optic cabling systems.
  9. Recognize the standards that apply to Fibre optic network cabling
  10. Demonstrate knowledge of pulling and placement of Fibre Optic cabling
  11. Identify the correct steps in completing Fibre Optic testing using optic tester, power meter and light source and an OTDR.
The students should be able to:

  1. Identify the characteristics and application of Twisted Pair Cables
  2. Identify the characteristics and application of 4-Pair UTP Cables
  3. Identify the three types of configurations for terminating twisted pair on modular patch cords, plugs and outlets
  4. Identify configuration and application of 66-type terminal block
  5. Identify configuration and application of 110-type terminal block
  6. Identify configuration and application of a modular patch panel
  7. Identify characteristics and application of screened 4-Pair twisted cable
  8. Identify the characteristics and applications of 25-Pair UTP Cables
  9. Identify and explain the safety procedures and precautions that should be followed for personnel protection
  10. Identify and explain the safety procedures and precautions that should be followed at the work site
  11. Identify and explain the safety procedures and precautions that should be followed to prevent electrical hazard
  12. Identify and explain the safety procedures and precautions that should be followed when working with hazardous materials
  13. Identify and explain the safety procedures and precautions that should be followed when working with tools and equipment
  14. Identify and explain the safety procedures and precautions that should be followed for fire prevention and safety
  15. Identify the minimum distance requirements between network cables and power sources
  16. Identify types and location for cable supports
  17. Identify and describe the step-by-step process used to pull cable
  18. Identify and describe the step-by-step process used to install cable in buildings
  19. Identify and describe the tools used in network cabling
  20. Identify the characteristics, type and applications of coaxial cable
  21. Identify characteristics, type and application of coaxial connectors
  22. Identify tools for installing connectors on coaxial cable