Course Descriptions

Aerospace Fiber Optics and Data Cable Installation, COC

ASF 100 Introduction to Networking

Prepares students to take the CompTIA’s broad-based, vendor independent networking certification exam, Network + or the Electronics Technicians Association, International Certified Network Systems Technician certification. This course covers networking, local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), protocols, topologies, transmission media and security; and focuses on operating network management systems and implementing the installation of networks. It reviews cabling, connection schemes, the fundamentals of the LAN and WAN technologies, TCP/IP configuration and troubleshooting, remote connectivity and network maintenance and troubleshooting.

ASF 101 Introduction to Data Cabling

Introduces the fundamentals of copper data cabling communication systems from low data rates systems through gigabit and higher data rate systems. It provides detailed instruction on the theory, operation, installation, testing, troubleshooting and documentation of a copper data cabling installation. Hands-on instruction is provided in Category 5e, Category 6 and RG-6 installation, termination and testing. . Top of page

ASF 102 Introduction to Fiber Optics

Introduces the fundamentals of fiber optic communication systems from low data rates short-hauls systems through gigabit and higher data range long-haul systems. It provides instruction in fiber optics and includes the history of fiber optics, principles of fiber optic transmission, basic principles of light, optical fiber construction and theory, optical fiber characteristics, safety, fiber optic cables, splicing, connectors, fiber optic light sources, fiber optic detectors and receivers, cable installation and hardware, fiber optic system design considerations, test equipment and link/cable testing. hands-on instruction is provided in fiber optic connector installation, mechanical splicing, fusion splicing and testing. Top of page

ASF 103 Introduction to National Electric Code

Introduces the National Electrical Code (NEC) and focuses on the requirements for data and fiber optic cable installations. Emphasis is placed on grounding, bonding, cable identification, cable markings, cable types, cable substitution and resistance to fire. Top of page

AVC 100 Aerospace Safety

Provides an in-depth study of the human and safety practices required to work in aviation and manufacturing fields. Topics include an introduction to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations; safety tools, equipment and procedures; hazardous waste; and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Top of page

AVC 101 Applied Shop Math

Focuses on skills required to complete common shop math problems including reading and interpreting part dimensions, checking part features and recording accurate measurements. The application of mathematical skills to the manufacturing environment is an integral part of the course. Top of page

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