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

DAYS

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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  • The C&G course was enjoyable and there was a good level of practical and theory. The instructor was brilliant, very helpful and a nice approachable person.
    Ben
  • Excellent course, tutor and staff. Very knowledgeable and helpful. Facilities are really good!
    Gary
  • A great course that was delivered by two enthusiastic trainers with a good breadth of knowledge between them. Many thanks for the training and will definitely recommend to my colleagues.
    Tom.L
  • The instructors are very well trained and has extensive knowledge of the course. Very well delivered
    Rebecca
  • It's one of the best places I had a course at. Very nice friendly staff that took good care of me, as I was an overseas trainee for 3 weeks, that was in 2008. I took a second course again in 2010 for an advanced fiber optic measuring course, that I really enjoyed and learned a lot from.
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