Type B Training

Type B training is a formal training course that is taken by operating personnel at each terminal station. It includes on-site practical training and instruction on equipment maintenance procedures. Type B Training consists of three separate parts:

Type B1 Equipment Operations and Maintenance Training:

An on-site training course for Purchaser cable station technicians specifically focused on familiarization of each item of equipment installed in the station, its basic features, function and role within the System. This training course shall take place following installation and Site Acceptance Testing of the Terminal Station Equipment. One course is required for up to 8 Purchaser personnel in each cable station.

Type B2 System Operations and Maintenance training: 

An on-site training course for Purchaser cable station technicians specifically focused on the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the system. The course should focus on the System architecture and operation as a whole, the redundancy in place in the System, end to end power feeding and coordination, troubleshooting, periodic maintenance, and the testing of spare equipment in accordance with System Operation and Maintenance procedures. This training course shall take place following System commissioning. One course is required for up to 8 Purchaser personnel in each cable station.

Type B3 Element & Network Management System Operation and Administration training: 

An on-site training course focused on the administration, configuration and operation of the EMS and NMS in the provisioning of traffic paths, remote monitoring / diagnosis of equipment and transmission problems, trend analysis, fault location and any other functions typically performed by a Network Operations Center in a submarine cable System operations and maintenance role.


No. Time Course     Method
Type-B1
1 AM System Description      Lecture         
2 PM OptiX OSN 8800 Hardware Description      Lecture
4 AM OptiX_NG_WDM_Common_Data_Configuration Lecture/Practice
5 PM OptiX_OSN_8800_Equipment_Operation_and_Maintenance      Practice
6 Web_LCT_Operation_and_Maintenance      Practice
7 All day SLM 1630 Hardware Introduction and Practice Lecture/Practice
8 All day  Power Feeding Equipment Hardware Introduction & Practice Lecture/Practice
9 All day  Wet plants Introduction and Practice based on SLM Lecture/Practice
Type-B2
1 2 day  Submarine Cable System Monitoring and Repair Practice Lecture/Practice
2 AM  iManager U2000-T System Introduction Lecture/Practice
3 PM  OptiX NG WDM Common Data Configuration Lecture/Practice
4 AM  OptiX NG WDM Optical Layer Data Configuration Lecture/Practice
5 PM  OptiX NG WDM Electrical Layer Data Configuration Lecture/Practice
6 All day  Submarine Cable System Monitoring and Repair Practice Lecture/Practice
Type-B3
1 All day  iManager U2000-T System Introduction      Lecture
2 All day  iManager U2000 Security and Data Management Lecture/Practice
3 AM  iManager U2000-T Alarm and Performance Lecture/Practice
4 PM  iManager U2000 Routine Maintenance Lecture/Practice
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