Communications Cabling introduction course

Event date : 27/03/2023 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tickets: €0.00

ITS Ireland is hosting an online Communications Cabling introduction course presented by www.totalcommstraining.com, covering Fiber optic and structured cabling.

Numbers are limited to ten participants.

Course contents


  • Introduction to datacomms cabling
  • Health and Safety
  • Application of datacomms cabling in the networking environment
  • Current datacomms cabling terminology and standards
  • Datacomms cabling bandwidths and performance
  • Datacomms cabling components
  • Communications cabling installation procedures and working practices
  • Datacomms Testing overview


  • The theory of Light
  • Fibre optic transmission
  • The ‘how’ and ‘why’ fibre optic cabling is used in a datacomms environment
  • How optical fibres work
  • Current standards and terminologies
  • Identification of fibre optic components
  • Working safely with optical fibres
  • Installation procedures and working practices
  • Fibre optic cabling fusion splicing overview
  • Testing overview, including ILS and OTDR’s
  • Interpreting test results

Break times:

Morning Coffee:  11:00

Lunch break:  12:30 – 13:30

Afternoon coffee:  15:00

Attendees will receive their link via e-mail from the trainer


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