What Are The Most Important Hands-On Skills For New Installers Which Can't Be Taught Online?

We are making a list of skills which new installers need which can't simply be taught academically via class and need practice and trial and error.

Here's what we have so far:

  • Terminating jacks, mod plugs, and patch panels - you're almost guaranteed that your first few will fail, either wiremap or stripping way too much...

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  • **** ******* - *** to ******* ****** ******* without **** ******* ***, how ** ******** ****** outdoor ******* *** ****** them ********
  • ************* - **** ********** a ****** ***** ** greasing *****, ****** **** cameras **** **********
  • ********** ***** ******/***** ******** - *** *** ** tear ******* *****, ***** camera *******, *** **** connectors ********
  • *********** ***** - *** to ******** ******* * hole **** ****** ** outside, ***** ** ***** through ***** *** *****
  • ******* ** ********* - keeping **** ********, *** to *** *******, *** to *** **** ****** other **** ******* (*******, panel, ***.)
  • ********* * ********/********** - how ** ******** ********* results ** **** ****** and ***
  • ***** ******* *** ******** - *** ** ********** cables *** ****** ******* and ***** ***** *** patch ******
  • ****** ***/******** ***** - using * **** *** probe ** ****** **** one **** **** *** of ***
  • ****** ** **** **** - ****** ***********, *** to *** *********** ***** still ******* ****** *****
  • **** *** ** *******?

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