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Residential Network Cabling

Get a head start on the competition!

This new training program presents the latest technologies and techniques in the emerging field of residential cabling networks. Sponsored by the Home Depot and IDEAL, Klein Tools, Leviton, CE Tech, Southwire, and Cerrowire.


Course Cost - $89 Includes Lunch!

Register today! Each student will receive a certificate of completion and a binder full of information about low voltage systems! Plus a Technicians Service Kit that includes most of the basic tools from Klein Tools needed to install UTP / Coax cables - $130 Value.

Compare similar 1 day courses at $400! This is an exciting class that will educate the student about how to wire a home properly for services other than electrical. These structured wiring systems include Cat5e and Cat 6 cabling for home computer networking, RG-6 coaxial cable for CATV and satellite systems and cabling for home audio and entertainment systems.


The one day agenda (8 AM to 5 PM) includes the following topics:

  • The Residential Environment
  • Codes, Standards, and Regulations
  • Residential Structured Wiring Systems
  • Data and Phone Systems
  • Connectivity
  • Audio Systems
  • Design, Planning, and Specifications
  • Hands On Installations
  • Testing and Troubleshooting

Class Description

This class is based on the ANSI/EIA/TIA 570 B Residential Standard, NEC, FCC Regulations, and other industry related sources. The instructors are Ron Kipper RCDD and Network Transport Systems Specialist from IDEAL along with all the vendors. This course has been approved for 6 BICSI CECs, 8 CEU's from the States of Minnesota (Course Number 110803.01) and Florida (Provider # EC 005385, Course Number 0800597).

Collecting CEU's

  • Florida and Minnesota CEU's will be submitted by instructor to state
  • BICSI - submit class certificate of completion to BICSI


Ron Kipper RCDD / NTS is IDEAL's Corporate Trainer with over 25 years experience in the electrical and low voltage industry. He has trained over 20,000 people on how to install low voltage systems like phone, data, audio and video in residential applications. He is a member of BISCI, CEDIA, and the SCTE. Visit his YouTube™ Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ1UxG2yhviQkISDTUTMJQg?feature=guide.


To register, please send an email to hdtraining@idealindustries.com including your first and last name, phone number, and the date and location of the class you wish to attend.

Training Videos

New Orleans, LA West Palm Beach, FL San Antonio, TX
Alpharetta, GA Hollywood, CA Orlando, FL
San Diego, CA

Class Schedule

Monrovia, CA3/4/2014Pro
Hollywood, CA3/6/2014Pro
San Diego, CA3/11/2014Pro
El Cajon, CA3/13/2014Pro
Miami, FL3/25/2014Pro
Hollywood, FL3/27/2014Pro
Maple Grove, MN4/1/2014Pro
Blaine, MN4/2/2014Pro
Austin, TX4/15/2014Pro
San Antonio, TX4/17/2014Pro
Atlanta, GA4/22/2014Pro
Alpharetta, GA4/23/2014Pro
New Orleans, LA5/6/2014Pro
Mobile, LA5/8/2014Pro
Tampa, FL5/13/2014Pro
Naples, FL5/15/2014Pro
Nashville, TN6/17/2014Pro
Chattanooga, TN6/18/2014Pro
Knoxville, TN6/19/2014Pro
Dallas, TX6/24/2014Pro
Wichita Falls, TX6/25/2014Pro
Salt Lake City, UT7/8/2014Pro
Provo, UT7/10/2014Pro
Tukwila, WA7/15/2014Pro
Spokane, WA7/17/2014Pro
Milwaukee, WS7/29/2014Pro
Chicago, IL7/30/2014Pro
Hilliard, OH8/12/2014Pro
Cincinnati, OH8/13/2014Pro
Burton, MI8/19/2014Pro
Detroit, MI8/20/2014Pro
King of Prussia, PA8/26/2014Pro
Glen Burnie, MD8/27/2014Pro
Falls Church, VA8/28/2014Pro
Blaine, MN9/17/2014Pro
Maple Grove, MN9/18/2014Pro
Chesapeake, VA9/23/2014Pro
Richmond, VA9/24/2014Pro
San Jose, CA10/15/2014Pro
San Rafael, CA10/16/2014Pro
Vauxhall, NJ10/28/2014Pro
Long Island City, NY10/29/2014Pro
Jericho, NY10/30/2014Pro
Houston, TX11/11/2014Pro
Houston, TX11/12/2014Pro
Somerville, MA11/18/2014Pro
Rockland, ME11/19/2014Pro
Providence, RI11/20/2014Pro
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