FOA - CFOS/T

Certified Fibre Optic Specialist in Testing
Fibre Optics

£699exc. VAT (w. VAT: £839)

FOA CFOS certification is based on an extensive knowledge of fibre optics technology and application as well as demonstrated skills in appropriate tasks. .

This is the specialist certification covering fibre optic testing and provides additional training for those who wish to increase their understanding or specialise in the field of Fibre Optic testing. This course covers testing techniques and the use of standard Fibre Optic test equipment (VLS/VFL, Light Source & Power Meter, and OTDR). In addition to time spent on chromatic and polarisation mode dispersion and FTTX testing


5

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1

CERTIFICATES

WEEKLY

RUNNING DATES

SN12 8BT

FIBREPLUS TRAINING CENTRE

1. Concepts of Fibre Optic Testing

  • Introduction to fibre optic testing
  • Common terms used
  • Power & Loss budgets
  • Fibre Types
  • Recognising Fibre Issues
  • Fibre Equipment types

2. Fibre Optic Installation & Commissioning

  • Stage 1 a,1b and 2 testing
  • Optical Loss Budgets
  • Fusion splicing, Mechanical splicing and BFA’s
  • Test leads—Launch and Reference
  • Standards
  • Testing Procedures - Acceptance, Installed Cables, Complete
  • Documentation

3. Fibre Optic Fault Finding & Testing

  • Introduction to advanced testing & common terms used
  • Power & Loss budgets
  • Connectors
  • Testing Equipment & Techniques
  • VLS/VFL testing
  • Fibre identifier
  • Microscopes
  • ILM (Light source & Power Meter)
  • OTDR Testing

4. Understanding Chromatic, Polarisation Mode Dispersion and FTTx Testing

  • Effects of PMD and CD
  • Limitations
  • How to minimise PMD and CD
  • How to test PMD and CD
  • Additional considerations when testing FTTx
  • Optimised test equipment
  • Certification tools

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  • The instructors are very well trained and has extensive knowledge of the course. Very well delivered
    Rebecca
  • "This is one of the places that won't let you down, just go there prepared and ready mentally Peter and Matt are fantastic tutors.”……… "I had a wonderful experience, with the qualifications I got from Fibreplus job offers are coming 4 days later”……….. "I will be going back for more, thanks Fibreplus!!”
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  • “Everything was made relevant to my questions, and aims were set out at the beginning of the course”………. “Excellent training.”
    Joe. C
  • "The whole course was terrific. From basic principles through to explanation of how test equipment would be used relevant to my industry”.
    Ross. M
  • The trainers were extremely knowledgeable and adept, where more detail was requested they were able to provide it professionally.
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