Structured Cabling and Security systems training

Structured Cabling and Security Systems Training program is an introductory program to prepare students, who have worked in trades related occupation but are in-experienced in understanding the theoretical concepts as well as practical installations of Structured Cabling and Security Systems, in order to gain meaningful employment in this industry.  As all the participants are new to Structured Cabling and Security Systems, they will be trained on basics of installation standards and cable installation / termination practices. This training is delivered as a mixture of theory presentation, worked examples, practical demonstration and students’ hands on exercises are used to relate theory to real world scenarios. Student will also learn basic electrical theory, electrical safety and codes, safe work practices, fire safety and basic electrical principals as well as planning, designing, and installing CCTV, Intrusion, and security alarm systems in our work labs. Various practical projects are performed in a shop environment to enhance students’ skills in lay out, assembly, installation, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing security alarm systems, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in buildings and other structures.

The objective of this training is to give in-experienced participants adequate knowledge, confidence and practical experience needed to find meaningful employment in an entry level position in Data Cabling , Security Alarm or Security Camera Industry and advance their career from that point forward.

Career Opportunities

This program is entry-level training for a high demand tech industry and prepares graduates for employment by low voltage security alarm contractors and the maintenance departments of buildings and other establishments.  Progression to supervisory positions or self-employment is possible; additional training and experience is offered to advance your career.

Lenghth of Program

This program is 6 weeks long(180 hours total).

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a Recognition of Achievement (RoA).


This Program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.  

  • Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessments with a minimum score of 50% in the English Assessment and a minimum score of 50% in the Math Assessment
Week 1
  • Job evaluation Process
  • Employee Characteristics
  • Customer Relationship
  • Dress code
  • Employee Contract, Review of shop area and school facilities
  • Introduction to worksafe BC and workplace safety
  • Worsafe OSO representative presentation and discussion
  • Canadian Electrical Code As built documentation and electrical plans
  • Understanding divisions 26,27 and 28,
  • Review of shop drawings, O & M manuals
  • AC Circuitry, Direct current, Transformers, cable properties and characteristics, Resistors, diodes, Relay and relay circuits,
  • Pole and throw
  • Implementation of test instruments
Week 2
  • Standards- ANSI, TIA and many more 
  • Bandwidth and transmission speeds
  • Structured cabling Headroom Attenuation, DB, Crosstalk, Cable types
  • Registered jacks and list
  • RJ modular connectors Decora and duplex inserts and faceplates
  • Communication room equipment
  • Cable management
  • Data cabling installation advice and techniques
  • Cables- Fibre optics, connectivity
  • CATV systems
Week 3
  • Review Cables and CATV module
  • Security act
  • Cameras- Analog and Digital
  • CCTV cameras, storage and installation
  • Review and test
Week 4
  • Security systems
  • Sensors and system connections
  • Communication modules
  • Installation and servicing techniques
  • Review
  • Test
  • Lab exercises 
Week 5
  • Power supplies
  • Installation procedures and access control
  • Sargent harmony lock theory
  • Telephone entry systems
  • Product testing and certification
  • Right metal conduit
  • Electrical metallic tubing
  • Intermediate metal conduit
  • PVC, Conduit bending and techniques
Week 6
  • Tools for bending conduit
  • Bending and fitting
  • J-Hook cables and its management
  • Cable capacity and trays
  • Fire stopping
  • Cable splicing and techniques
  • Tie wraps and mounting blocks methods
  • Cable pulling techniques
  • Review
  • Final Exam

Structured Cabling and Secuirty System Training

April 24 – June 16, 2023

Class Room No. 117A



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