Course Details

Name: Cable Fault Locating 

Number: 072600 

Prerequisites: Splicing - Buried Underground - 070011 and have a working knowledge of current splicing standards and cable  

Audience: Journeyperson cable splicers required to test, locate and repair cable faults; the students must be placed in a maintenance environment upon completion of the course 

Objectives: Upon successful completion students will be able to:
  • perform fault locating procedures

Content: Topics include:
  • multi-meter, KS breakdown
  • Dynatel 500, 573DL and 2273, 730M, 710A, 965 and 9925
  • Cable Wizard, Rycom 8830
  • Echometer, TINA

Activities: Lecture, demonstration, hands-on practice  

Class Size: Up to 8 attendees 

Duration: 7 days 

Assessment: Complete work projects to demonstrate mastery of specific skills which are evaluated by the instructor, and successfully complete five written reviews and one final exam  



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