Course Title: Terminate signal and data cables

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3190 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical 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

Path 1
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 may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.