FOA - CFOT

Certified Fibre Optic Technician
Fibre Optics

£699exc. VAT (w. VAT: £839)

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

The CFOT certification has been structured as a general technology certification, not aligned to any specific job function. It is used by all installers, both outside plant and premises installers, two very different applications, plus component manufacturing technicians, network managers, network designers, etc.

5

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1

CERTIFICATES

WEEKLY

RUNNING DATES

SN12 8BT

FIBREPLUS TRAINING CENTRE

1. Introduction

  • Fibre Optic Terms
  • Metric System
  • Fibre Optic Communication Systems

2. Health & Safety

  • Personal safety
  • Material disposal
  • Standards and regulations

3. Fibre Types

  • Multi/Single mode for internal installations
  • Type of optical fibre
  • Attenuation
  • Dispersion

4. Cable Types

  • Cable types, use and construction
  • Loose Tube, & Tight Buffered

5. Connectors

  • Connectors basics and types
  • Termination processes

6. Optical Splitters & Couplers

  • WDM
  • DWDM
  • CWDM

7. Splicing

  • Splicing processes
  • Trouble shooting
  • Splicing parameters

8. Installation & Planning Considerations

  • Loss budgets
  • Choosing components
  • Documentation

9. Test Equipment & Correct Procedures

  • Using the VLS
  • Setting up ILM Kit and referencing
  • Light Source & Power Meter (ILM) Testing
  • Understanding all Test equipment
  • Understanding OTDR features and principles
  • Event types i.e. Reflective and Non-Reflective
  • Macro & Micro Bending explained
  • Correct Fault Locating Principles
  • Test Leads, Launch & Tail Leads
  • OTDR Trace Analysis & Bi-Directional trace interpretation
  • OTDR capability and limitation explained

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  • A training course which I thoroughly enjoyed.  Lots of practical mixed with the necessary theory. The instructors were great and explained all concepts really well. The online practice exam was also a great learning aid. Most important, I am able to apply the knowledge at work.
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