Course Title: Terminate signal and data cables

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3188 Certificate III in Engineering - Electrical/Electronic Trade

Course Title: Terminate signal and data cables

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers terminating signal and data cables. This unit also covers fixing, securing, identifying and marking conductors and cables.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEM05001B Manual soldering/desoldering – electrical/electronic components
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM12002B Perform electrical/electronic measurement
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM18001C Use hand tools

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM18063B Terminate signal and data cables


1. Identify and mark conductors/cables

2. Prepare cable

3. Terminate cables

4. Fix/secure cables

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written,oral, practical tasks and activities.
You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.