Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT)

Duration: 4 days
Course overview

This is an authoritative 4-day unique, high-value, hands-on practical course, which will provide participants with essential skills and knowledge necessary to design, install, splice, connectorize, troubleshoot and test fiber optic systems. Participants will be introduced to the latest developments and techniques in the Optical Fiber industry. The training material is approved by the Fiber Optic Association who also certify the successful candidates.

Learning objectives

This is a comprehensive, integrated training program which covers all aspects of both local and wide area optical networks. The courses have both theoretical and practical sessions covering fiber in communications, fiber, cables, splices, connectors, network design, installation, testing and safety and about 28 videos on hands-on processed for fiber optics and communications cabling – yes, even Cat 5

In this FOA course, you will learn about:

Optical fiber installation
Splicing – fusion and mechanical
Connectorization and troubleshooting
Cable basics and selection
Acceptance testing and much more are taught with extensive hands-on practice.
Also covered is the use of transceivers, switching gear, splice enclosure hardware, and procedures pertaining to installing and testing them.

Prescribed Text for the Course will be provided upon registration: Fiber Optics Technician’s Manual 2006 3rd Edition, Author Jim Hayes. ISBN 104186995

Who should attend this course?

This training program is not limited to installers or technicians, it is an excellent credential for sales and marketing personnel, indicating their comprehensive knowledge of the industry and building confidence in their assistance to their customers.

*This course is certified by the Fibre Optic Association (FOA) and endorsed by FTTH (Fiber-To-The-Home).

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