Cable Fault Locating

TTP300 - 32.00 Hours


  • Details
    7/30/2018 - 8/2/2018
    Bryan TX
    EU  TTP300  29

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or to get the latest schedule.


Utilities Industry ProfessionalThe Cable Fault Locating course provides participants with information and best practices surrounding proper use and coordination when cable fault problems are being evaluated. During the course, students are provided guidance on the steps necessary to locate the path and depth of cables as well as determine the appropriate type of test equipment needed to perform such tasks.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


Participants should have a basic understanding surrounding the proper use and application of copper cable within the utility industry.


Steps to clearing+Verification+Fault analysis+Classifying copper cable faults+Sectionalization+Localization+Practical exercises, to include:+Identifying cable faults+Locating faults with tone-type instruments+Locating faults with bridge-type instruments+Locating faults with capacitance-type instruments+Locating faults with Time Domain Reflectometer (TDR)

Suggested Audience

  • Cable technicians
  • Electricians
  • Telecommunications professionals
  • Construction professionals
  • Cable fault locator personnel
  • Cable maintenance personnel

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

  • 3.2 CEUs

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

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