This course will introduce students to copper and fiber optic structured cable systems. The course aims to offer a balanced mix of theory and practice relating to cabling system. Students will learn installation and testing procedures for specific copper category cabling. The fibre portion of the course will cover the basic concepts of light transmission theory in fiber, the different types of single-mode and multi- mode fibers, installation of various fiber optic connectors and fusion splicing of fibres. A high degree of importance will be placed on development of good hand skills and safely handling copper and fiber optic cabling.
Minimum Credits: 4 Length: 120 hours Prerequisites: WIST 204 with a minimum grade of C- (55%) or higher. Delivery Method: Blended Cost: $873.92 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course%20Outlines/WIST205.pdf