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This fiber optic specialist course is for students who will be directly involved with installing Outside Plant (OSP) Fiber Optics Cabling. This advanced training combines lecture sessions and 85% hands-on activities to prepare you to take the CFOS/O, OSP hands-on and written exams that are sanctioned by the FOA. You will learn how to properly identify OSP fiber cabling types, recognize various outside plant closures used in OSP fiber installation, install, prepare, terminate, splice, and properly test and troubleshoot installed OSP fiber cable to existing standards. Hands-on activities include both mechanical and fusion splicing. 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). Prerequisite: Successful completion of the CFOT course within the preceding 12 months. Prices include study materials, exams. 1-year membership to FOA.