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Voice Data Video Exam Preparation (32 hour course)

Recommended Prerequisites: This course is suitable for students that have been in the trade for a minimum of three years of on-the-job experience, and who have taken some courses related to Voice Data Video. It is also suitable for journeyman electrician continuing education.


This self-paced online course is for students who want to study for the California Voice Data Video Technician certification exam at their own pace. Informative presentations help guide students through developing proficiency in the preparation for and execution of the VDV certification exam. It is meant for individuals who are almost ready to take the exam. Much of the class is dedicated to sample testing similar to state exams. It focuses on practical research by the students to find the answers to questions rather than instruction by lecture.

Learning how to effectively subject index exam questions will help students to:

  • Effectively find the answers to any exam question
  • Improve exam-taking speed
  • Gain a greater understanding of their field

  • Course Lessons Include:

  • Subject Indexing in the NFPA 70
  • Review of Several Key NFPA 70 Articles, including 720-725, 800, 810, 820, 830 and 840
  • Ohm's Law Review
  • Kirchhoff's Law Review
  • Basic Metering
  • Copper Connectors
  • Cables, Pathways, and Equipment
  • Foundations of Signal Transmission
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Fiber Optic Theory and Installation
  • Telephone Basics
  • Audio Theory and Installation
  • CCTV Systems and Installation
  • Fire-stopping Basics
  • Intrusion Detection and Access Control
  • Safety-Maintenance and Repair
  • Useful Symbols - Low Voltage and Electrical


  • A 2014 NEC (70) book and a BICSI Information Technology Systems Installation Manual, 7th edition book are required for this course.

    2014 NEC (70)
    ISBN-10: 1455906727, ISBN-13: 9781455906727

    BICSI Information Technology Systems Installation Manual, 7th edition
    ISBN (print): 978-1-928886-70-9, ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-928886-71-6

    The course tuition is not refundable or transferable.

    All course hours must be completed within 90 days of purchase to receive credit. You will not be notified when your self-paced course is about to expire, and it is your responsibility to keep track of your course expiration/due date.

    Total class hours available: 32

    Standard Tuition Fee: $259

    Minimum Points and Hours: To earn credit hours for this course, students are required to attend a minimum number of course hours and earn a minimum number of points. Zero (0) credit hours will be awarded if the minimum attendance and/or minimum points are not met. See the points and hours matrix for specific requirements for this course.

    Self-Paced System Requirements: For the WECA eCampus website to run properly on your computer, please make sure to review the Self-Paced System Requirements. A valid email address is required at the time of sign-up.

    Some students choose to take this course on mobile devices including the iPad or iPhone. WECA cannot guarantee course functionality and compatibility with all mobile devices and suggests that students have access to a traditional computer as backup. WECA cannot provide technical support for mobile devices.

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