Fiber Optics Certifications

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Your team is stronger when certified. Get your team the experience they need in Washtenaw Community College’s three-day Certified Fiber Optic Technician training.


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What Our Fiber Optics Certification Training Offers

Designed for teams that require increased skills with a fiber optic technician certification, this comprehensive training combines theory and hands-on learning experiences to prepare teams to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) exam.

 

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Teams won’t just be learning about Fiber Optics concepts like fiber cable installation, splicing, and testing, they’ll be applying them in hands-on learning experiences.


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Teams can walk out of our fiber optics technician program in three days with a certification.

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Our fiber optics certification program costs less than other programs available.* Certification test vouchers included in the class fee.

*Based on competitive research.

 

Register For This In-Demand Certification

 

Certified Fiber Optics Technician

Three-day introductory class which combines theory with heavy hands-on activities, preparing students for the CFOT exam sanctioned by the FOA.

You will learn:

  • Foundational industry standards covering:
    • Fiber to the desk
    • Fiber to the home
    • Distribution cabling
  • Fiber and connector identification
  • Install, terminate, splice and test fiber cable
  • History and future of fiber optics capabilities
  • Basic testing and troubleshooting

Classes begin Sunday, October 24

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Certified Fiber Specialist in Testing and Maintenance

Pre-requisite: FOA CFOT class

Two-day class covering general approach to fiber optics testing standards with some theory and very heavy hands-on training, resulting in a certificate of completion.

You will learn:

  • Variety of testing standards
  • Multiple equipment and technological approaches
  • How to choose the best testing and maintenance practices based on several single-mode fiber networks
  • Fiber and connector identification
  • Detailed study of ANSI/TIA/EIA-526-(7)A
  • OTDR fundamentals and uses
  • OTDR vs. Insertion Loss Testing
  • Return Loss Testing
  • Attenuation testing using the Power Source and Light Meter

Classes begin Wednesday, October 27

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Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Splicing

Pre-requisite: FOA CFOT class

Two-day class providing an in-depth curriculum for understanding and achieving high-performance splicing, resulting in a certificate of completion..

You will learn:

  • OTDR functions and trace understanding
  • Making and testing fusion and mechanical splicing for single- and multi-mode fiber optic cables
  • Types of fiber optic cables inside and outside the plant
  • Fiber optics enclosures and splice trays
  • To achieve a splice loss less than 0.15 dB
  • OTDR fundamentals and uses

Classes begin Saturday, October 30

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Included: All books, study materials, exams, and a 1-year membership to the FOA.
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These classes are recognized by The U.S. Department of Labor and sanctioned and approved by:

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