Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs

Network Cabling Training Courses in Cambridge


  • Explain which cables and wiring devices are appropriate for various situations
  • Telephone network wiring methods
  • How to establish a staging area from which to pull cables while observing proper safety procedures
  • Able to mark a cable box or reel to determine the remaining length
  • Able to mark each cable in a cable pull
  • Fish cable through a wall or conduit to a work area outlet
  • Install a wallboard adapter or telecommunications outlet box as required by customer specifications
  • Dress cable in cable trays and apply wire management procedures as required
  • Identify the common components of a building grounding and bonding system
  • Terminate a 25-pair cable between two 110 blocks
  • Terminate a group of Category 5e cables between two 110 blocks
  • Terminate a Category 5e cable into an RJ-45 (8P8C) jack
  • Terminate a Category 5e cable into an RJ-45 (8P8C) plug for shielded twisted-pair
  • Installation & termination methods for coax cable
  • Demonstrate how to properly terminate coax cable using a Type F connector
  • Interpret blueprints, cut sheets, and work orders
  • Explain best practices for labeling
  • Demonstrate how to test a cable using basic test equipment
  • Safety Protection: WHMIS, Working at Heights, Confined Spaces Hazard Awareness, Lock out & Tag Safety, Scissor Lift Training and Scaffold Erecting and Dismantling.


  • Minimum of a Canadian high school grade 12 or equivalent, or a mature student
  • Pass an entrance test administrated by PAT
  • Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field
  • Meet any additional program specific entrance requirements

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