This introductory course explores the theory and history of fiber optics data transmission and is designed for anyone wanting to become certified in the basic installation, troubleshooting and testing techniques of installed fiber optics networks as required per industry standards. This program includes 85% hands-on activities by allowing you to build and test your own fiber optics network. Certification Exams are administered and graded at the end of the session. You must pass both the written and hands-on exams to successfully pass this course. This course is recognized by The US Department of Labor and is sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA). Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of computers; ability to speak and understand the English language. Prices include study materials, exams. One-year membership to FOA.