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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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

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01225 636041

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  • City & Guilds 3667-02 Online Course "The video learning was a big help for me.
    Deen. H, February 2021
  • “Very friendly and knowledgeable staff
    Andrew. W, March 2020
  • "Fibreplus have an excellent facility and staff for all you fibre needs whether it be training purchasing or general sound advice. I have successfully completed both City & Guilds 3667-02 Units 1,2,&3 Level 2 in Communication Cabling (Fibre Optics), Level 3 BTEC Advanced test & Measurement (fibre Optics)and found the courses excellent very thorough and with a good mix of class work and hands on experience. I strongly advise Fibreplus as a first point of call for anyone looking to successfully advance in the world of fibre optics.
    Siemens, 2020
  • “I had a great time at the course last week, it was very informative and the teaching was superb!
    Hugo. C - Zetta Connect, February 2020
  • “The course was a great way to get into fibre and to further my knowledge on copper. I will feel more confident at work once i return with the knowledge ive learnt. There is alot of information to take in but I found the course enjoyable and educational.
    Elijah. W – Idea Works, February 2020
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