Training Services

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This course is 4 days long
 

40% Lecture, 60% Practical


Successful students earn a certification with The Fiber Optic Association (FOA) and a 3-year license

 

This course is the Prerequisite for all Specialty Courses

 

​The final exam is worth 75% passing grade

 

All necessary tools are provided for practical labs

 

The workbooks for the course are provided & included

Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT)

Price:

$1100

  • Introduction to fiber in Communication and Industry

  • Fiber Theory

  • Cable Types, identifying and uses

  • Fiber Types and uses

  • Connector Types and uses

  • Fusion Splicing

  • Mechanical Splicing

  • Cable Installations and Best Practices

  • Testing Equipment types, uses and maintenance

  • Cable Preparation both indoor and outdoor

  • Plans, documentation, and labeling

  • Safety Practices

  • Plans, color codes and splice matrix how to decipher

  • Cleanliness in the build process and during installation.

  • Networks and back end.

  • Codes and Standards

  • Tools and maintenance

  • Acronyms, industry specific.

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This course is 2 days long
 

20% Lecture, 80% Practical


This is a Specialist Course.

 

CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) is a required prerequisite for enrollment

 

​The final exam requires a 75% passing grade

 

All necessary tools are provided for practical labs

 

The workbooks for the course are provided & included

Fiber to The Home (FTTH) CFOS/H

Price:

$600

  • Theory and how FTTH works in both Urban and Rural Communities

  • Lecture on Central Split Points, Equipment and Electronics

  • Splitters and Muxs

  • Feeder Fibers

  • Distribution Fibers

  • Vault and aerial Terminals

  • Splicing Loose Tube and Mass Fusion

  • Plans how to decipher

  • Cable Identifications

  • All parts of the network from point to point

  • Labeling, the standards and best practices

  • Testing with Power Meter and Light Source

  • Testing with Optical Time Domain Reflectometer

  • Documentation

  • Safe practices while working with fiber

  • Labs for hands on practice.

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This course is 2 days long

20% Lecture, 80% Practical

 

This is a Specialist Course.

 

CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) is a required prerequisite for enrollment

​The final exam is worth 75% passing grade

 

All necessary tools are provided for practical labs

 

The workbooks for the course are provided & included

Outside Plant (OSP) CFOS/O

Price:

$600

  • OSP Networks for Communication

  • OSP Networks for Mining and Industrial applications

  • Outside network building practices

  • Cable Types and uses

  • Choosing a cable path

  • Best Practices for Under Ground and Aerial Cable placement

  • Field Safety

  • Pole Hardware specific to fiber

  • Cable management while under stress and rest

  • Hardware uses and ideal build practices

  • Designs and how to interpret

  • Documentation such as as-builts, red lines and testing

  • Labs

  • Labels

  • Slack Storage

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This course is 1 day long

 

20% Lecture, 80% Practical

 

This is a Specialist Course.

 

CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) is a required prerequisite for enrollment

​The final exam is worth 75% passing grade

 

All necessary tools are provided for practical labs

 

The workbooks for the course are provided & included

Splicing - CFOS/S

Price:

$350

  • Fiber Identification

  • Fiber types

  • Fiber cable color codes

  • Learning how to rack multiple styles of trays

  • Splicing loose tube

  • Splicing ribbon (mass fusion)

  • Best Practices while Splicing

  • Safe Operating Procedures

  • Environmental Controls

  • Equipment Maintenance and field repairs

  • Understanding cleavers, different types and uses

  • Cleaver Maintenance

  • Understanding Splice Plans

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This course is 1 day long

 

20% Lecture, 80% Practical

This is a Specialist Course.

 

CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) is a required prerequisite for enrollment

​The final exam is worth 75% passing grade

 

All necessary tools are provided for practical labs

 

The workbooks for the course are provided & included

Testing & Trouble Shooting - CFOS/T

Price:

$600

  • Light propagation theory

  • Power Meter and Light Source Testing

  • Testing with Optical Time Domain Reflectometer

  • Live Fiber Identifiers

  • Understanding Attenuation

  • Trouble Shooting your network

  • When, where and how testing is performed to certify a network

  • Testing Documentation

  • Industrial Testing best practices

  • Multi Dwelling Unit testing best practices

  • Communication testing and best practices

  • Trouble Shooting and repairs

  • Cleaning and best practices at connector endface

  • Testing different fiber, OM1, OM2, OM3 along with OS1 and OS2

  • Understanding wavelengths

  • Breaking down attenuation and effects on the loss budget

  • Standard

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This course is 1 day long

 

100% Practical "Hands-on" training

 

Skills Enhancement Training & Technician Professional Development

 

Participants receive Certificate of Participation

On-Site Technician Training

Price:

$300 / person

  • Guide and coach technician to build and splice to the highest standard and to adhere to the codes.

  • Tips and Tricks to enhance yield and performance

  • Best Practices

  • Explain about Standards that must be followed to ensure a quality build

  • Safety and safe practices

  • Understanding and implementing build & splice documents

  • Equipment Care and Maintenance

  • Ribbonizing Loose Tube fiber in the field.

  • Splicing tips and tricks

  • Daily time reporting and production

  • Photo Documentation