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Communications Cabling (3668)

The City and Guilds 3668 level 2 Award in Communication Cabling has been completely revised and is now providing the installers in both Data and fibre with the knowledge and skills required to become effective in the installation of communication cabling.  

There is a progression route……and with the City and Guilds 3668 Level 3 Certificate in Communications Cabling, this provides a pathway and builds on the knowledge of installers, taking these individuals onto the next level.

These qualifications were developed with the collaboration of the TQC (Training and Qualifications Committee for the Fibreoptics Industry Association) which is chaired by Chris Atkin of Total Comms Training.  Further collaboration involved BT Openreach, Cityfibre, Hyperoptic, PQMS, TBN  Virginmedia and with the technical expertise of Keith White.

The 3668 Communications cabling qualifications provides eligibility for the relevant electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Network Infrastructure cards (which have replaced the previous ECS Datacomms cards).

Level 2

The 3668 Level 2 Award in Communications Cabling will suit you if you’re new to communication cabling, or have some basic experience. You want to gain the knowledge to succeed in a job or move on to further study.

Learners will be introduced to the scope and opportunities offered within the network infrastructure (communications cabling) and telecoms industry.

This qualification will cover communications cabling processes and principles. Learners will develop skills such as how to install fibre optic, copper and/or air blown fibre cables and micro-ducts.

Level 3

The 3668 Level 3 Certificate in Communications Cabling is for you, if you have experience in installing and testing communication networks. Your work may involve supervising others or managing technical resources. 
The qualifications imparts skills and enhnaced techincal knowledge to include the installation of structured cabling and/or work on single-mode and multi-mode fibre cables, containment and associated connection units, installation of earthing and bonding cables, and the fitting out of enclosures with structured cable termination equipment. It also covers comprehensive aspects of testing networks to an advanced level.