In the Network Cabling Specialist Apprenticeship program, you will learn to install and maintain low-voltage communication distribution systems and/or other signal sources. These systems comprise the physical architecture that supports voice, video and data transmissions within industrial, commercial, institutional and office complexes.
You will also learn to consult, interpret and verify work orders, specifications, drawings, schematics and special requirements; perform site inspections; assemble and set up all tools, materials and equipment to create cable pathways; install cable supports; prepare cables for installation; install, fish, dress, cross-connect and terminate Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP), coaxial and fibre optics cable; perform systems grounding; test cable installation; perform job reviews; and troubleshoot the installed system.Courses
We have a fully equipped network cabling shop where we install network and fibre optics, cable pathways, and perform cable terminations and testing.
Canada, where telecommunications began, has been on the forefront of every major technological advance since. Highlights include the world’s first commercial telephone system, first nationwide digital data network and among the world’s most advanced fibre optic communications networks. Lay the groundwork for a career with construction firms, telecommunications carriers, network installation companies, data centre networks and electrical/electronic products companies.
Ontario Certificate of Qualification Trade Exam
Apprentices completing the required in-school training are issued a Certificate of Apprenticeship from Humber College. Upon successful completion of in-school and on-the-job training, apprentices may write the Ontario Certificate of Qualification trade exam.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
Did you know that nearly 1 in 5 new jobs in Ontario are in the trades? Read about how Ontario is introducing more young people to careers in the skilled trades here: Ontario Allocates $36 Million to Help Apprentices Become Ready to Work
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