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Training courses

Basic Training

The basic training course is designed to give a solid foundation in the fundamentals of using CableBuilder on a daily basis. Attendees are expected to have a basic knowledge of cable design and to be familiar with the use of a web browser and PC.

The subjects covered include:

  • Setting up base data, including users, machines, work-centres, etc.
  • Finding designs using the search capabilities
  • Creating designs
  • Copying designs, and various design maintenance activities
  • Using change and version control
  • Performing mass changes using projects
  • Sending designs to the business system (if applicable)

Advanced Training

Attendees of the advanced training course will be expected to have completed the basic training course and to be familiar with at least one programming language, or spreadsheet formulas.

The subjects covered include:

  • Adding and changing production processes, such as insulation, taping, etc.
  • Adding and changing design and processing attributes to hold design data
  • Adding and changing formulas and tables to calculate various design and processing attributes
  • Maintaining cable modules for use with design wizards to enable quick design generation for more standard designs
  • Producing product datasheets and catalogues
  • Using the quotations module to provide customer quotations
  • Setting up and using the multilingual feature


Attendees of this course are expected to have good knowledge of programming and a basic knowledge of HTML.

The subjects covered include:

  • Presentation of CableBuilder’s system architecture
  • Introduction to CableBuilder’s database architecture
  • Introduction to HTML
  • What is XML and how is it used in CableBuilder?
  • How to transform XML to HTML using a stylesheet (XSL)

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