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Training Courses

We offer a range of training courses to provide customers with the expertise to install and operate VectaStar networks which deliver enhanced long term performance.

Due to Covid-19, we have moved all of our training courses online. As a result of this, our training calender has been suspended. You can enquire and book about a course by emailing our training team at

Courses are delivered by certified CBNL trainers and experienced staff.

The courses are examined and successful participants are certified as VectaStar competent engineers.

VectaStar Specialist

07/12/2020 - 11/12/2020 | Specialist
VectaStar Specialist

Provides an in depth understanding of VectaStar hardware and software components, covering how to design networks using VectaStar solutions, how the system operates and the use of the VNMS.


Provides an in depth understanding of VectaStar hardware and software components and how the system operates, including use of the VNMS.

At the end of the course students will be able to design and implement mixed Ethernet and TDM networks using VectaStar components, work independently to locate and resolve most faults and work with the CBNL support team to identify more complex issues.

Who should attend? 

Personnel involved in managing the VectaStar system; designing services and diagnosing problems with the VectaStar system. Cambridge VAR support teams.

What will I learn? 

  • VectaStar System overview
  • VectaStar hardware components
  • Detailed VectaStar services
  • Network designs
  • IP QoS with VectaStar
  • E1 synchronisation schemes
  • Security
  • Capacity planning
  • Fault finding
  • Analysing complex faults
  • Network monitoring
  • VNMS events and alarms
  • VNMS reporting
  • RC-based Hub site disaster recovery.


It is essential that participants have successfully completed a VST-Eng course already, or have extensive experience with the VectaStar range of products.  A basic understanding of IP and TDM networks and Linux administration would be an added advantage.


Certificate is awarded on successful completion of the course with a final exam.

Qualification remains valid for 3 years.

Equipment required 

All equipment provided by the training lab.

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