The Data Cabling Installers Certification from ETAI (Evolving Technologies Association International) has provided the IT industry with an introductory, vendor-neutral certification for skilled personnel who install Category 5 copper data cabling. Marcraft International has been producing IT certification courses for various facets of computer technology and networking since 1988. Marcraft provides students with the knowledge and skills required to pass the Data Cabling Installer Certification exam and become a certified cable installer. The DCIC is recognized nationwide and is the hiring criterion used by major communication companies. This Training Guide provides the following: Basic Standards and Practices Cable Installation and Management Industry Standards Understanding Blueprints Cable Ratings and Performances Testing and Troubleshooting Pulling Cable This Training Guide gives you easy access to content areas and to the examGEAR simulation software included on the CD-ROM. examGEAR is a custom-developed, full-functioning software application that works in conjunction with the Training Guide to provide you with the following: Exam Tips are gained from hands-on lab exercises; Study Strategies help you study smarter; Step-by-Step Exercises walk you through key tasks; Review Questions gauge your retention at the end of each chapter; Electronic version of the book provides quick searches and compact, mobile study, Practice Exam provides a complete exam that puts your study to the test; examGEAR Software simulates the exam situation you will encounter at the testing center site.Brent L. Wright is the author of 'Complete Data Cabling Installers Certification', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130980458 and ISBN 0130980455.