Cable Fault Locating

TTP300 - 32.00 Hours

Description

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.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

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.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Recommended

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

Topics

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 and Professional Credits

3.2 CEUs

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

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TTP301+TTP312+TTP308+TTP303Cable Splicing+Fiber Optic Troubleshooting+Fiber Optic SplicingCable Splicing+Fiber Optic Troubleshooting+Fiber Optic SplicingCable Splicing+Fiber Optic Troubleshooting+Fiber Optic Splicing

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