Rail Operational Telecoms

Rail Operational Telecoms

Enables the learner to meet the changing needs of telecommunications engineering within the rail industry. The aim is to provide learners with the underlying basic principles of telecommunications in both fibre and copper and the associated distribution products.

5 Days

POA

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Unit 3-4, Sheffield Business Park
Churchill Way, Chapeltown
Sheffield, S35 2PY

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ENHANCE YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Sometimes the smallest steps in the right direction...ends up being the biggest leap of your life!

Anyone who wishes to work on the rail infrastructure and wants to start their career in basic rail telecoms installation work.

Delegates wishing to work on the rail infrastructure and with basic functional skills in mathematics and English, some basic telecoms knowledge ideal but not essential.

Practical and theory work plus assessment

The delegate(s) will be able to perform the following on successful completion of the course:

  • Explain the difference between the different optic fibre and how it is made up
  • Identify the tools, equipment and stores needed to carry out a copper installation task
  • Test a copper network when installed
  • Carry out risk assessment, site survey and inventory for a fibre network installation
  • Carry out a link loss budget schedule using the correct standards for splices and connector loss
  • Strip and prepare a 24-fibre armoured cable, identifying and labelling the correct tubes
  • Introduce a 24-fibre armoured cable into a Tyco FIST joint and wrap cables into the correct trays
  • Basic use of OTDR viewer navigate around the software and locate splices and losses with the fibre cable
  • Strip and prepare DISAC cable ready for installing into a FIST joint
  • Wrap fibres that are needed into correct tray and wrap excess fibres into cassette for future expansion
  • SOAP dish joint and wrapping
  • Network Rail approved
  • Understanding Health & safety in an industrial environment
  • Understand and apply correct health and safety regulations for the safe installations of copper and optical fibre in a rail environment
  • Describe basic telecoms systems within rail telecoms
  • Plan to install a copper network
  • Build and test a copper network
  • Plan and install an optical fibre network for use in the rail infrastructure to the correct standard
  • Using an OTDR analyse the jointed fibre cable
  • Introduce DISAC into the joint to build a spur joint
  • TYCO Fist Joint

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Neil Silcox
I really enjoyed the course and the instructors were excellent in the way they put the course over. The facilities were excellent and the course was taught to a very high standard. - Neil Silcox

DID YOU KNOW THAT PTS IS A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT TOGETHER WITH AN ICI TO WORK ON THE RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE UK?

The UK rail industry employs more than 190,000 people, from train drivers and station staff to those responsible for managing and maintaining the network’s 20,000 miles of track - this means enormous career opportunities are waiting for you!
We offer guaranteed sponsorship enabling you to complete the PTS

PTS ensures that rail workers are aware of their surroundings, are able to move around the lineside safely and are able to react appropriately to circumstances (e.g. the approach of a train).

PTS is not ELCAS accredited and does not form part of ELC funding. However, you are able to use your Standard Learning Credits (SLC) towards the cost of the course. 

 

 

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