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Copper Cable Splicing
Course Description
This Hands-On 3-day course is suited for the technician who will be splicing, maintaining and Test Accepting paired copper cables in the OSP. This course will train students to splice and maintain cables in aerial, and direct buried applications.

Students will learn how to splice cables in new construction, as well as dealing with cut-overs in existing cable plant. This is a lab intensive course and will develop the Hands-On practical skills in splicing, maintaining and troubleshooting that are required for an outside plant cable environment.
Students Will Learn
Target Audience
Anyone who is entering the telecommunications industry who will be required to splice, maintain and troubleshoot paired copper PIC telecommunications cables in an outside plant environment.
A basic understanding of mathematics and be able to pass a color blindness test.
Course Outline

Lesson I.       Safety

Lesson II.    Closure Types

a.      Aerial
b.      Buried/Underground
c.      Vault

Lesson III.    Splicing Errors

a.      Identifying
b.      Correcting

Lesson V.     Splice Connector Types

a.      Single Pair
b.      Modular
c.      Applications

Lesson VI.    Bonding & Grounding

a.   OSP
b.   Cable Vault
c.   Special Equipment

Lesson VII.     Pair Counts

a.   Cable Descriptions
b.   Cable Counts
c.   Sheath Counts
d.   Cut Sheets


a.  Buried Closure Application
b.  Aerial Closure Application
c.    Branch Cable Installation
d.    Terminal Installation
e.    Pedestal Splice
f.    and More...


Delivery Method
Instructor led with numerous Hands-On labs and exercises.
Equipment Requirements
(This apply's to our hands-on courses only)
BTS always provides equipment to have a very successful Hands-On course. BTS also encourages all attendees to bring their own equipment to the course. This will provide attendees the opportunity to incorporate their own gear into the labs and gain valuable training using their specific equipment.
Course Length
3 Days

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