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Powered Fiber Cable System Installation [SP4930]

This course is designed for installers of the Powered Fiber Cable System. It details the processes required to install the system correctly, how to set up the active equipment and maintain it. There are also two lessons detailing troubleshooting the electronics together with hints, recommendations and tips.

Estimated study time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Overall content duration: 1 hour 20 minutes


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

plus additional languages available for assessments.


Recommended for anyone involved in installing, maintaining and troubleshooting Powered Fiber Cable Systems.

Pre-requisite experience:

No pre-requisite knowledge is required for this course but as this is designed for technicians and installers, previous exposure to data cabling installations in both internal and external environments would be advantageous.


This course is aimed at helping the student install and maintain a powered fiber cable system. The course works through the main components starting with the equipment in the rack, setting that up, then the installation of the cable itself onto the extenders and end-point devices. The course provides hints and recommendations throughout using videos of termination and set-up procedures. It also advises the student on best working practices, warranty requirements and includes two separate lessons on troubleshooting, what to look for and how to remedy any faults that might occur.

Key Topics:

  • Rectifier & Power Shelf Installation
  • AC Power Connections
  • DC Power Link cables
  • Cable Management
  • Power Strand Termination
  • Fiber Strand Termination
  • Component Set-up
  • Pathway Considerations
  • Cable Selection, & Evaluation
  • Equipment Room Requirements
  • How to Check Power Continuity
  • Checking Fiber Continuity using VFL's
  • Settings for the PoE Extender SFP's
  • Checking SFP's
  • Grounding & Bonding
  • Using the GUI (Graphical User interface)
  • Using the Software
  • Settings and Alarms

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 videos.

Successful completion will require:

Viewing of the complete webcasts and successful completion of assessments.

Upon successful completion you will:

Receive a certificate which is valid for 3 years.

Is this the right course for me?

If you want to learn how to install and maintain the Powered Fiber Cable System and wish to improve your knowledge and working practices, this course is for you.

Course information:

Certificate valid for 3 years

Estimated study time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Overall content duration: 1 hour 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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