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Course Catalog

Ortronics offers extensive training programs to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments in the telecommunications industry. With both live instructor training and online self-help learning, Ortronics has a variety of courses that will provide you with the training that meets your specific needs. From earning BICSI continuing education credits, to product reviews and standards update available on-line, Ortronics will help make your job easier by providing learning opportunities to stay current and serve your customers effectively.

 

Protecting the investment in a structured cabling system is one of the main concerns of customers today. The structured cabling system provides a necessary foundation for a network to work effectively. Problems identified when the network becomes active can be extremely costly to correct and may affect mission-critical system networks.

Ortronics standards-based curricula encompasses the design, application, installation, troubleshooting, and testing of the telecommunications infrastructures.

This is a list of current courses being offered. Please check the course schedule for available courses in your area or contact the Ortronics Training and Technology Department at (INT) + 1 (860) 405-2988.

The Management Certification course is designed to provide top-level managers with the latest information on telecommunications industry standards and installation practices, new Legrand Data Communications products and discussions on expanding markets like healthcare and data centers. This course is held at the Legrand North America headquarters location and will include a tour of the Legrand Customer Experience Center.

The certification course consists of two components:

1. Online review of Technician eCertification practices and warranty processing
2. Live 1-1/2 day session, offered on a quarterly basis

Curriculum for live session: Review copper and optical fiber transmission principles that impact high performance networks.

Participants will learn

• Labor saving installation practices for Legrand Data Communications (LDC) solutions
• Layer Zero qualification - installation and thermal management best practices that assure maximized customer network performance
• Review important certification program components that can enhance profitability on design-build projects
• Learn installation and testing process for projects with extended warranties
• Explore how to use LDC solutions to differentiate your company from competition on project opportunities

Certification Program administration will be covered, which includes warranty administration and its value to your company, project registration through Design-Build/Partnership-Awards, the recertification process and LDC resources available to your company.

Ortronics accepts no other training courses in lieu of this course for the Ortronics Certification Program.

Attendance by a minimum of one management-level person per company office or market area is required for CIP-ESP and CIP Certified Contractors. Attendee must have a minimum of two years of experience in the industry and must have decision-making ability for his/her company.

Successful completion of the written test provides Ortronics certification for the company and an individual certificate of completion for the class attendee.

eCertification Online Course:

• Prerequisite for CIP-ESP and CIP Certified Technician required training
• Prerequisite for CIP-ESP and CIP Managers to learn best field practices for projects covered by extended warranties
• Training for CI Certified Contractor technicians and managers
• Training module for all installers and individuals who want to stay current with the latest technology, standards, recommended installation practices and testing requirements

Cost: $50 USD per person, prepaid

Certified Manager Live Course:

• Prerequisite for CIP-ESP and CIP Certified Contractor Managers to learn best field practices for projects covered by extended warranties

Cost: $450 USD per person, prepaid

 

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Length: Online eCertification pre-qualification and 1-day live hands-on training with final exam

Course Description

Become one of the most knowledgeable technicians in the industry by investing in yourself with this two part Technician Certification course developed to improve installation practices and efficiency on the job site. The first component of the Technician Certification training is an online session that provides the field tech with an overview of critical transmission concepts and telecommunications standards that define best installation and testing practice. The second component is a live, classroom session with hands-on experience terminating the latest Ortronics copper and pre-polished optical fiber connectivity, Cablofil pathway installation guidelines and Layer Zero™ infrastructure management practices. The combination of eCertification and live Technician Certification sessions cover all steps required to provide an extended warranty on projects where Extended Product or Application and Performance Assurance coverage has been requested from the Certified Contractor Company and Ortronics.

    After completing both courses the technician will:
    • Understand how best installation practices greatly impact the performance of the network
    • Be able to perform proper installation and termination practices with latest products and solutions
    • Know proper current testing and troubleshooting practices
    • Know required installation and testing practices in support of warrantied projects
    • Become a qualified field technician for a CIP-ESP or CIP contractor to meet the minimum 30% trained technician requirements

Topics Include:

    Self-paced eCertification coursework

• Transmission fundamentals for copper and optical fiber
• Project preparation, copper and fiber termination and testing
• Warranty installation and test requirements

Six-hour live session

• Hands-on installation, termination and testing practices for copper twisted pair
• Hands-on installation, termination and testing practices for optical fiber
• Review warranty requirements for installation and testing on projects covered by extended warranties

eCertification Online Course:

• Prerequisite for CIP-ESP and CIP Certified Technician required training
• Prerequisite for CIP-ESP and CIP Managers to learn best field practices for projects covered by extended warranties
• Training for CI Certified Contractor technicians and managers
• Training module for all installers and individuals who want to stay current with the latest technology, standards, recommended installation practices and testing requirements

Cost: $50 USD per person, prepaid
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Certified Technician Live Course:

• Prerequisite for CIP-ESP and CIP Certified Contractor Certified Technician required training

Cost: $250 USD per person, prepaid

 

 

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The Legrand Design Professional (LDP) seminar series is geared toward architects, desigers, engineers and communications consultatns. LDP seminars empower participants to delivery high-quality, leading-edge communications system designs by providing the highest level of technology support, including industry updates. 

Participants in LDP participants will receive 8 BICSI CECs.

The LDP seminars cover:

Industry Standards Updates: IEEE, TIA/EIA, BICSI 
    Data Center Standards and Design Review
    Healthcare Standards Update

Emerging Technology Review, including:  
    Layer Zero Infrastructure Design
    NextGen Commercial Office Specification
    10G/40G/100G Optical Fiber Migration 

Installation Considerations Impacting Network Performance:
    Optical Fiber and Copper Testing and Installation Practices
    Designing for High Density Installation
    Installation Certification and Warranty Considerations
    Air Flow Management for the White Space

Legrand Data Communications Solutions and Ortronics Product Line Updates

To learn more about LDP seminars being offered in your area, click here for scheduled seminars or contact the Legrand Training and Contractor Program at 860-405-2988.  

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

Ortronics is dedicated to providing information to our customers on industry relevant topics and current product offerings to help meet your needs. To see a full listing of courses, click on the Legrand University link and then the Course Catalog link at the top of the page. These courses are available on the Legrand University 24/7, so you can access them at your convenience from your home or office. Each is self-paced and easy to navigate.

There is also a link below to the online Technician eCertification course required for technicians working for certified contractor companies. (not on the Legrand University).

Technician eCertification Course (5 BICSI CECs)

Online training module required for Certified Technicians at all Certified Contractor tier levels. Seven module course on installation and testing for structured cabling systems.

Cost: $50
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