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Installing Premises Cabling Systems ACT I [SP3801]

The CommScope NETCONNECT and UNIPRISE solutions comprise of a high-quality range of both copper and fiber products requiring professional installation and termination procedures. This certification course teaches you the latest installation and termination techniques to support premises cabling solution to ACT I level. The course includes an overview of premises cabling systems, a review of the ANSI/TIA and ISO/IEC industry standards, and a discussion of hands-on practices for the installation, management, and termination of twisted pair and optical fiber cabling systems. v2

Estimated study time: 7 hours

Overall content duration: 6 hours 20 minutes


The webcasts for this course are available in the following languages:

 Chinese Danish Dutch Finnish French German Hungarian Italian Japanese Korean Portuguese Russian Spanish Swedish Turkish

plus additional languages available for assessments.


This course is specifically designed for Installers /students who want to be certified as an ACT I registered installer for the CommScope UNIPRISE or NETCONNECT Product Range.

Pre-requisite experience

There are no prerequisites to taking this course although a basic understanding in data cable installation may be helpful.


  • Understand the basics of copper and fiber transmission
  • Looking at Infrastructure basics and networking topologies
  • Understand the relevant standards and what influence they have on an installation
  • Termination methods of copper and fiber products
  • Designing, routing and installation of data cabling
  • Installation, planning & safety
  • Administration

Key Topics

  • Copper Transmission
  • Copper Cabling Infrastructure Basics
  • LAN Topologies,
  • Coper Termination
  • Fiber Transmission
  • Fiber cable & Connectors
  • Fiber Termination & Installation
  • Key Standards
  • Horizontal and vertical cable planning and installation
  • Administration, labelling and recording

How will I learn?

You will study this course online in a self-paced format. The course is made up of a number of webcast lessons and online multiple choice assessments giving immediate feedback. The course content is supplemented by videos and PDF support material.

Successful completion will require:

Any level of pass in the accumulative overall assessment score.

Is this the right course for me?

If you are involved in the installation of premises infrastructure cabling, then this is the starting course for you to achieve ACT I certification.

Upon successful completion you will:

Receive a certificate which is valid for 3 years.

“Effective June2022, BICSI recognizes SP3801 - Installing Premises Cabling Systems - ACT I training for BICSI continuing Education Credits (CECs)

Course information:

BICSI CECs: 4 Event ID: OV-COMM-OC-0622-5

Certificate valid for 3 years

Estimated study time: 7 hours

Overall content duration: 6 hours 20 minutes

Course Benefits

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Effective learning
  • Learn on the go and on-site
  • Cost effective
  • Consistent training globally
  • Available in many languages
  • Access latest material

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