CompTIA Certified Expert: Data Cabling Installer

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CompTIA Desktop Support Entry Level


ETA Low Voltage Cabling

Linked to the ETA Low Voltage Cabling certification. Learners gain hands-on knowledge and ability to successfully conduct site surveys, pull wire/cable and terminate and test copper to the highest level of specification (currently Category 6). The program offers core skills training to meet the diverse needs of the telecommunications cabling industry.

Competency Goals

  • Installation of cables –CAT5 and fiber optics
  • Basic wiring to make connection-point moves across rooms
  • Troubleshoot and locate existing cabling; terminate and label cabling
  • Server break/fix; racking and stacking servers
  • Switches; cabling from server to patch panel

Sample Job Titles

Cable repair technician, Central Office Technician, Install / Repair Technician, Service Technician, Installer, Telecommunications Technician, Customer Service Technician (CST), Combination Technician, Field Technician, Communications Technician, Outside Plant Technician, and other similar titles.

Learning Methodology: Blended

Credential Awarded: Certificate of Completion

Length of Program: 72 Clock Hours (1-2 Months)

Lecture/Lab Hours: 43/29

Maximum Student/Teacher Ratio: 25:1

Withdrawal Fee: $100.00

Prerequisites: Either 1 year relevant work experience, 1 year postsecondary education at an accredited institution in a related field, or 1 industry certification in a related field

Tuition for Program: $4,500.00

Course Materials Fee (nonrefundable): $0.00