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Best Practice for Patch Cord Management [WR9301]

This instructional video looks at the best practices and recommendations for planning, preparing and patching connections in network infrastructures.

Estimated study time: 18 minutes


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

plus additional languages available for assessments.

Pre-requisite experience

No pre-requisite knowledge is required for this webinar course.


Patch cords have the potential to be the weakest link in twisted pair and fiber optic network infrastructures. It is essential to follow correct procedures in administration of patch cords to achieve optimum performance and reliability. Applying best practice at every stage will also minimize costs related to moves, adds and changes (MACs).

Best practice in managing patch cords can be divided into four parts: 
  • Planning
  • Preparation
  • Patching
  • Validation 

How will I learn?

This 15 minute video covers the key recommendations for managing patch cords in frames and cabinets.

Successful completion will require

This course is information only and there is no assessment. To complete the course you need to view the webinar within the course.

Is this the right course for me?

The intended audience is anyone who is responsible for regular moves, adds and changes of patch cords in a network infratructure.

Upon successful completion you will

Receive a certificate that may be self-printed.

Course information:

Certificate valid for 1 year

Estimated study time: 18 minutes

Course Benefits

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

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