This course is designed to educate telecom installers how to correctly bond and ground telecommunications equipment and transmission facilities. Central office entrance facilities both copper and fiber will be covered in this course. Bonding and grounding procedures will follow NEC and RUS practicesprocedures, as well as any proprietary bonding and grounding rules. Ground testing procedures and parameters will be covered. We will show you what grounding hardware and components you should and should not be using. Other topics such as loss prevention, quality of service and liability are contained in this technical course.
Proper grounding of telecommunications equipment is crucial to protecting personnel and equipment. It is critical to not only understand the grounding terms used in the industry today, but also to use them appropriately. GROUNDING covers the information you need to install, maintain and ensure that adequate telecommunications grounding (protection) is in place.
This course is based on the latest industry standards. Case studies and lab activities reinforce concepts presented in this course. You will develop an understanding of how to implement complex grounding schemes.
Note When this course is delivered on-site at your location, a field trip to a job site where you perform some of the lab activities can be included if facilities are available.
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