Basic Testing Course

1 Day Basic Fibre Optic Testing Course
Fibre Optics

£375exc. VAT (w. VAT: £450)

Our Basic Testing Course covers all the knowledge engineers need to test Fibre Optics accurately and safely. Our Online Theory content covers Health and Safety, the importance of fibre preparation, Inspection, OTDR testing and set up in great detail. Once completed our students will come to our training for 1 day to complete a practical workshop and theory assessment.




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SN12 8DZ

FIBREPLUS TRAINING CENTRE


    • Safety considerations when testing
    • The importance of cleaning end-faces
    • Cleaning methods: Wet/Dry/Hybrid
    • What is a VFL
    • Testing continuity and connector polarity
    • Visual faults in panels and enclosures
    • Microscopes and Fibre Inspection Probes (FIP)
    • The importance of end-face inspection
    • End-face issues
    • What is insertion loss and the importance of its measurement
    • Setting a '0dB' reference
    • 1 lead and 2 lead methods of setting a reference
    • Calculating a Optical Loss Budget (OLB)
    • Pass/Fail & basic fault identification
    • What is an OTDR and how it tests fibre
    • Launch and receive leads
    • Reading a system "trace"
    • Reflective & Non-reflective events
    • Reading the events table
    • 2 point measurement
    • Examples of common detectable issues e.g. bad splices, macro bends etc.
    • IOR
    • Wavelength
    • Pulse width
    • Range
    • Conduct a risk assessment of the testing process
    • Test a 4 fibre system using a VFL, FIP and LS&PM
    • Conduct a pass/fail and fault identification analysis
    • OTDR the system and conduct a basic analysis including total length, loss and identify any possible issues

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Step 1

Select your course and available date with a member of the Fibreplus Training team

Step 2

Complete the Course Registration Form Online

Step 3

Once your deposit is paid, you will receive a registration letter and we will see you on your course

Fibreplus Ltd

Caithness House, Western Way
Melksham, Wiltshire, England
SN12 8DZ

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri 8:00 - 16:30

Call Us

01225 636041

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  • “I first used Fibreplus for training 2 years ago. The training was fantastic and well delivered. I have just purchased test equipment from them which and their expertise has been invaluable for ensuring that I have ordered the right thing first time. I would recommend Fibreplus for both training and equipment sales.
    Alastair. D, March 2020
  • “A great training provider. Did the 1 week fibre course and really enjoyed it. The tutor was very knowledgeable and was a great teacher. The equipment we used was all top grade, was a lot of hands on practical work which helped break up the day from the theory stuff. Would certainly recommend Fiberplus to anyone looking for training in this field.
    Anonymous, March 2020
  • City & Guilds 3667-02 Online Course "I have really enjoyed the course, cannot wait to get hands on!
    Robert. J, February 2021
  • Two courses completed down at Fibreplus in Melksham, both courses were fully loaded with valuable information but ran smoothly and with a good environment. Instructors know their stuff and they're all willing to pass on their knowledge. I purchases some equipment after the course too, this was well organised and I even had to call to pick their brains once, which they were more than happy to help. Keep up the good work!
    Michael. Q - AVRS Systems Ltd, July 2020
  • “I can honestly say one of the best courses I have been on. Course content very good. Staff very helpful and knowledgeable. I will be returning to study further courses with fibre plus. Shout out to 'Jamie' whom I thought was most helpful thought out my time at fibre plus.
    Owen. F - Idea Works, February 2020
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