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CommScope Cabling for In Building Wireless [SP6300]

This course has now been retired and is not available for booking.

Alternative courses can be found in our course catalog.

This course introduces the CommScope 'In-Building Wireless' Solution, its market and technology as well as specific Coax and Fiber products and their connectivity. Its aimed at entry level partners or anyone who will be involved in passive system design and installation and where the active DAS RF equipment will be designed and installed by others.

Estimated study time: 7h

Webcast duration: 4h:51m


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

plus additional languages available for asssessments.


There is a growing trend today to deploy Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) to enhance RF coverage inside buildings, whether it's public safety service, commercial, or both. The growing demand for enhanced in-building wireless coverage offers tremendous opportunities for CommScope Enterprise Partners and customers. So this course is aimed at partners (installers, designers, project managers), consultants and customers specifically looking to deploy the cable infrastructure necessary to support active DAS equipment now or in the future.

Pre-requisite experience:

There is no pre-requisite experience required for this course however exposure to enterprise building infrastructure design or installation will be useful.


  • Understand the In Building Wireless market, components and products
  • Know how to identify buildings, conduct site surveys, and position antenna
  • Understand Coax technology, cables and connectors used in In Building Wireless
  • Introduce In Building Wireless RF over Fiber technology, fiber cables, and connectors
  • Understand the fusion splicing process
  • Learn how to test and troubleshoot Coax and Fiber infrastructures

Key Topics:

This course is intended to provide you with a comprehensive look at the market, motivations, technologies and CommScope solutions that can be designed and installed into this area of the Infrastructure business.

  • In Building Wireless Product overview - This lesson looks at the market for In building wireless, the requirements, the different CommScope solutions and their applications. It includes introduction to both the Active and Passive products. The remainder of the course deals solely with the passive products, technology, design and installation.
  • Design and Engineering - Target Buildings and In building coverage, antenna positioning, site surveys.
  • In Building Wireless Coax Technology - This is an introduction to the parameters of coaxial cable.
  • In Building Wireless Coax Cables and Connectors - introduces the Heliax range of cables and connectors used for In Building Wireless.
  • In Building Wireless Coax Testing and Troubleshooting - goes over the terms and technology used to test In Building Wireless passive infrastructures.
  • In Building Wireless RF over Fiber Technology - Focus is on fiber basics with a specific view to singlemode and the details RF over Fiber technology.
  • In Building Wireless Fiber Cables and Connectors - Covers the singlemode cables and angled polished connectors used in In-Building Wireless systems.
  • In Building Wireless Fiber Splicing - Looks at fusion splicing.
  • In Building Wireless Fiber Testing - Concentrates on singlemode testing.

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 includes the following videos:

  • Ezfit Connector to Aluminum FXL Cable
  • Ezfit Connector to Copper AVA Cable
  • Positive Stop for AL plenum cable AL4RPV-50
  • Positive Stop Auto Preparation Installation
  • Positive Stop Manual Preparation Installation
  • Positive Stop Standard Preparation Installation
  • FXL540 to Ezfit V2 Manual preparation
  • FXL540 to Ezfit V2 Automated preparation
  • AL4RPV-50 to Positive Stop Manual preparation
  • AL4RPV-50 to Positive Stop Automated preparation
  • CommScope Fusion Splicing
  • Fiber Connector Cleaning

Successful completion will require:

Any level of pass in the overall assessment score.

Is this the right course for me?

If you are an installer, designer or project manager, consultant or customer that wants to understand how to implement the CommScope 'In Building Wireless' passive infrastructure to later deploy the CommScope Distributed Antenna System (DAS) to enhance RF coverage inside buildings - then this course is for you.

Upon successful completion you will:

Receive a certificate that may be self-printed.

Course information:

BICSI CECs: 4 Event ID: OV-COMMS-IL-1115-3

Certificate valid for 4 years

Estimated study time: 7h

Webcast duration: 4h:51m

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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