FOA Fibre Optic Installation & Infrastructure Design (CFOT & CFOS/D)

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Fibre Optics Design

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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.

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 a specialist certification covering cabling design, planning and documentation, which includes both outside plant & premise networks.


8

DAYS

2

CERTIFICATES

WEEKLY

RUNNING DATES

SN12 8BT

FIBREPLUS TRAINING CENTRE

Qualifications You Get


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

10. Planning a Fibre Optic Network

  • Preliminary Surveys
  • Budgeting
  • Detailed Surveys

11. Overview of Fibre Optic Installations for both Outside Plant and Premises

  • Different topologies
  • OSP Considerations
  • Overhead
  • Underground
  • Premise Considerations
  • Risers
  • Plenum

12. Choosing Components

  • Fibre Specifications
  • Cable Types
  • Connector Types
  • Splice On Connectors (SOC)
  • Panels, Closures and Cabinets

13. Testing & Documentation

  • Testing Systems
  • OTDR Testing
  • Optical Loss Testing
  • Maintenance and Restoration
  • Documentation

14. Writing a Project Specification & other Documentation

  • Design Scope
  • Standards & Standards Groups
  • Geographic & Non-geographic records
  • Network Diagrams
  • GANTT Charts

15. Estimating

  • Preliminary budgets
  • Forecasting
  • Contingency

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  • I really have had a brilliant 2 weeks. Very interesting and I have learnt loads - C&G 3667-02, FOA CFOT
    Craig.L
  • Very worth while course with excellent content and the ability to develop knowledge in a short time frame. All facilities, staff and organisation was of the highest of standards.
    Andrew
  • Within a few days of completing (3667-02) I had an interview, I have now been offered an engineering position there and start next week.
    Karl
  • 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.
    Lee. B
  • Excellent course, tutor and staff. Very knowledgeable and helpful. Facilities are really good!
    Gary
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