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Training with the cablex Academy.

The cablex Academy teaches specialist skills (competences) in the fields of network construction, service and installation. Here, focus is on the area of network construction for telecommunication.

by Marcel Oetiker
Professional Training

Our strengths include:

  • Organisation, coordination and execution of the technical training
  • Hosting courses in the three official languages (German, French and Italian) with cablex’s own instructors, who boast broad specialist knowledge and extensive practical experience
  • Training in small groups, maximum eight participants per course
  • Training at the company’s premises (workshop and classroom) in Oftringen
  • Organisation of the technical training (intercorporate courses) for basic training of network electricians with a focus on telecommunication

With the cablex Academy, cablex ensures a high standard in the realisation of courses as well as a high degree of specialist expertise for implementation and for training in the area of network construction.

The cablex Academy offers skills and safety courses for anyone who is interested. Each of the course descriptions outlines the prerequisites for participation in the course. The cablex Academy is recognised by the Swiss network infrastructure association for communication, energy, transport and ICT (SNiv) as an authorised training establishment.

You can find detailed information among the skills and safety courses listed. Click on the > button for the course you are interested in and the course details will appear.

Skills courses.

Splicing course for copper network construction – Basics.

Basic training for splicing and assembly in the field of copper network construction.

Target students:

  • This course is aimed at new employees and people who would like to deepen their practical experience.

Course objective:

  • Basic training, splice and assembly technology, copper network construction.

Content:

  • Preparing, aligning and checking different cable types
  • Splicing with a 3M machine, manual splicing (soldering tube) and push button connectors for PE4 leads of 0.4 mm and 0.6 mm diameter
  • Copper pipe splicing (hand splicing) 
  • For overhead line fitters: Connecting cable crossovers and creating connection splices
  • Creation of various house infeeds
  • Mounting and connecting various end point elements (VS83, VS92, MX2000) 
  • Labelling
  • Swisscom order documentation, splice reports
  • Assembly, safety regulations and protective measures

Course duration:

  • 2 days

Course dates:

  • German: on demand
  • French: on demand
  • Italian: on demand

Course location:

  • cablex AG, Bifang 18, 4665 Oftringen

Course costs:

  • CHF 1,100

Course languages:

  • German, French, Italian

Splicing course for copper network construction.

Target students:

  • The course advertised is aimed at participants with previous knowledge of telecommunications network construction.

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must have completed the "Splicing course for copper network construction – Basics".

Course objective:

  • Advanced course in splicing and assembly technology, copper network construction.

Contents:

  • Independent interpretation of order documentation
  • Creation of the corresponding material list – choosing the right materials
  • Duct arrangement; i.e. cable management (including FTTS pigtails) 
  • Assembly of various sleeves
  • Creation of various splice types
  • Connection of various end points
  • Checking of the completed system
  • Modification of existing sleeves (FTTS) 
  • Installing and splicing an FTTS pigtail
  • Preparing the switchover (carrying out insulation measurement according to client specifications) 
  • Performing and check the changeover
  • Closing and finishing the sleeve

Course duration:

  • 5 days

Course dates:

  • German: on request
  • French: on request
  • Italian: on request

Course location:

  • cablex AG, Bifang 18, 4665 Oftringen

Course costs:

  • CHF 3,425

Course languages:

  • German, French, Italian

Splicing course for FO network construction – Basics.

Basic training for splice and assembly technology in fibre optic cable network construction.

Target students:

  • The course advertised is aimed at new employees and people with little or no practical experience.

Course objective:

  • Basic training for splice and assembly technology in fibre optic cable network construction.

Content:

  • Getting to know the basics of optical communications technology
  • Familiarisation with various fibre optic splice devices
  • Splicing various fibre types (multimode, single mode G652, G657)
  • Preparing different cable types
  • Labelling
  • Overview of the various measurements for formal acceptance
  • Familiarisation with assembly, safety regulations and protective measures

Course duration:

  • 2 days

Course dates:

  • German: on request
  • French: on request
  • Italian: on request

Course locations:

  • cablex AG, Bifang 18, 4665 Oftringen

Course costs:

  • CHF 1,100 

Course languages:

  • German, French, Italian

Splicing course for FO network construction.

For participants with knowledge of fibre optic cable network construction.

Target students:

  • The course advertised is aimed at employees and people who have attended the basic course.

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must have completed the "Splicing course for FO network construction – basic training."

Course objective:

  • Advanced course in splicing and assembly technology for fibre optic network construction.

Content:

  • Independent interpretation of order documentation
  • Creation of the corresponding material list, choice of appropriate materials
  • Connecting the ‘Optopatch’ cable termination (familiarisation with OV, GKG, Optocon)
  • Working with UCN and FIST sleeves as well as various BEPs
  • Creating connection splices
  • GF cable type XT with 14 and 288 fibres
  • Insertion of the open cable (LOOP) through the oval port into the fist sleeve
  • Longitudinal cuts of loose tubes to separate and discard individual fibres
  • Inserting the feeder cable 288 FS using OSKG (oval gel plug) into the sleeve
  • Opening and labelling various drop mini cables and insertion into the FIST sleeve using a round gel plug
  • Cleaning fibres and storage in the appropriate splice trays according to the splice report
  • Mounting the BEP at the customer premises, disconnecting the mini cable and storage in the appropriate tray according to the BEP report
  • System check

Course duration:

  • 5 days

Course dates:

  • German: on request
  • French: on request
  • Italian: on request

Course locations:

  • cablex AG, Bifang 18, 4665 Oftringen

Course costs:

  • CHF 3,650 

Course languages:

  • German, French, Italian

FOX measuring techniques – Basic course.

Target students:

  • The course advertised is aimed at measurement engineers and Fox installers who carry out Fox measurements and have little or no knowledge of Fox measuring techniques.

Prerequisites:

  • Participation in the course requires basic knowledge of the area of network construction for telecommunication.

Course objective:

  • Independent measuring in the Fox network.

Content:

  • Safety when dealing with glass fibres
  • Fibre structure, fibre properties
  • Optical plugs
  • Attenuation measurement
  • Backscatter measurement (OTDR)

Course duration:

  • 2 days

Course dates:

  • German: on request
  • French: on request
  • Italian: on request

Course locations:

  • cablex AG, Bifang 18, 4665 Oftringen

Course costs:

  • CHF 1400 (For SNiv members: CHF 1230)

Number of participants:

  • Min. 5, max. 8 people

Course languages:

  • German, French, Italian

FOX measuring techniques – Follow-Up course.

Target students:

  • The course advertised is aimed at measurement engineers and Fox installers who carry out Fox measurements and have little or no knowledge of Fox measuring techniques.

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must have successfully completed the “Fox measuring techniques – Basic course” and show confirmation thereof.

Course objective:

  • Independent PMD and CD measuring.

Content:

  • Safety when dealing with glass fibres
  • Properties of the glass fibres
  • Structure of the glass fibres
  • Fox connector
  • Measuring insertion loss (IL)
  • Backscatter measurement (OTDR)
  • Measuring polarisation mode dispersion
  • Measuring chromatic dispersion (CD)

Course duration:

  • 1 day

Course dates:

  • German: on request
  • French: on request
  • Italian: on request

Course locations:

  • cablex AG, Bifang 18, 4665 Oftringen

Course costs:

  • CHF 910 (For SNiv members: CHF 800)

Number of participants:

  • Min. 5, max. 8 people

Course languages:

  • German, French, Italian

FOX Evaluation course Fibercloud.

Target students:

  • The course advertised is aimed at measurement engineers, foremen and project managers who produce Fox measurement documentation.

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must have successfully completed the “Fox measuring techniques – Basic course” and must be able to show confirmation of completion.

Course objective:

  • Independent creation of cablex measurement documentation.

Content:

  • Preparation of new projects in the server Fibercloud
  • Evaluation of the OTDR measurements, bidirectionally with FiberDoc/Fibercloud programme
  • Preparation of the attenuation measured values from the Kingfisher measuring unit
  • Preparation of the PMD/CD
  • Preparation of the documents for manually recorded measured values
  • Creation of the cablex standard measurement documentation

Course duration:

  • 3 days

Course dates:

  • German: on request
  • French: on request
  • Italian: on request

Course locations:

  • cablex AG, Bifang 18, 4665 Oftringen

Course costs:

  • CHF 1,700 (For SNiv members: CHF 1,500)

Number of participants:

  • Min. 5, max. 8 people

Course languages:

  • German, French, Italian

Copper measuring techniques – Basic course.

Target students:

  • The course advertised is aimed at measurement engineers and copper installers who carry out copper measurements and have little or no knowledge of copper measuring techniques.

Prerequisites:

  • Participation in the course requires basic knowledge of the area of network construction for telecommunication.

Course objective:

  • Knowledge of measuring techniques with a focus on copper.

Content:

  • Measuring techniques for copper
  • Introduction of FTTS/B
  • Introduction of Fox
  • Practical exercises

Course duration:

  • 2 days

Course dates:

  • German: on request
  • French: on request
  • Italian: on request

Course locations:

  • cablex AG, Bifang 18, 4665 Oftringen

Course costs:

  • CHF 910 (For SNiv members: CHF 800)

Number of participants:

  • Min. 5, max. 8 people

Course languages:

  • German, French, Italian

FTTH training for in-house installation and measurement technology.

Target students:

  • The course advertised is aimed at in-house installation assembly personnel and technicians in fault clearing (FTTH in-house).

Course objective:

Course participants learn how to carry out FTTH in-house installations in line with current Swisscom specifications and how to carry out the relevant measurements.

The participant is acquainted with:

  • the fire protection requirements and can use the corresponding installation material.
  • Swisscom’s applicable installation guidelines and can apply them accordingly.
  • the various OTOs and BEPs and how they are connected correctly.
  • the use of the splice devices and can carry out the splices correctly.
  • the measurement requirements for formal acceptance as well as the procedures for fault isolation

Content:

  • Handling fibre optics
  • Knowledge in the materials and their selection (fire protection requirements)
  • Installation technology
  • Activating the BEP and OTO
  • Reading splice plans, splicing preparations and splicing
  • Theoretical insight into FO measurement technology 
    (the FO measurement technology basic course must be attended for in-depth knowledge and application) 

Course duration:

  • 2 days

Course dates:

  • German: on request
  • French: on request
  • Italian: on request

Course locations:

  • cablex AG, Bifang 18, 4665 Oftringen

Course costs:

  • CHF 1400 inkl. lunch

Course languages:

  • German, French, Italian

Safety courses.

FTTS Instruction course – Remote Power System.

Target students:

  • The course advertised is aimed at installers, chief installers, foremen, measurement engineers and assistant installers who are involved in the area of FTTS/FTTB or come into contact with the feed voltage of the µCan of 380VDC.

Prerequisites:

  • Course participants must have successfully completed the first aid course and have confirmation thereof. Sound knowledge of the language in which the course will be held is necessary to participate in the program and successfully pass the exam.

Course objective:

  • At the end of the course there will be a written examination. Passing the examination entitles participants to work with RPS technology and is confirmed with a certificate. The course costs will also be charged if you fail the exam.

Content:

  • Legal basis
  • System differences between FTTS and FTTB
  • Hazards and risks
  • Electrical safety
  • Correct testing of the system
  • Documentation of the measured values

Course duration:

  • 4.5 hours

Course dates:

  • on request

Course location:

  • cablex AG, Bifang 18, 4665 Oftringen
  • cablex AG, Tannackerstrasse 7, 3073 Gümligen
  • cablex AG, Rautistrasse 33, 8047 Zurich

Course costs:

  • CHF 313
  • for SNiv members: CHF 275

Number of participants:

  • Min. 5, max. 8 people

Course languages:

  • German, French, Italian
Impressions from the training at the cablex Academy.

Your personal equipment.

Bring the necessary aids with you and give yourself the appropriate protection from exposure to hazards.

All course participants are responsible for their own personal equipment. In the confirmation of participation for the course booked, we provide information on material to bring with you as well as the equipment you need to bring. Personal protective equipment is required, for example, along with tools, IT infrastructure, etc. for the course.

Terms of cancellation.

Registration for a course is binding.

Registration is binding. In the case of cancellations, no-shows or drop-outs, the following terms of cancellation apply:

  • Cancellations up to 15 days before the start of the course will not incur any costs.
  • Cancellations 14 to 7 days before the start of the course will result in participants being charged 50 percent of the costs.
  • Cancellations less than 7 days before the start of the course will result in participants being charged 100 percent of the costs.
  • In the case of no-shows or drop-outs (where a course lasts for several days), participants will be charged 100 percent of the costs. 

Cancellations must be submitted in written form. A substitute can be registered in place of a participant.

Contact.

We are there for you.

Our employees from the professional training department will be happy to provide you with further information.

+41 58 221 75 64

cablex.academy@cablex.ch

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3073 Gümligen

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0848 222 539