This course is not scheduled during the Non-Credit semester.
This 2-day, program is designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optics networks. This comprehensive program explains the variety of testing standards, equipment and technological approaches used in fiber network testing and splicing and how to choose among them. This 85% hands on course explores the overall spectrum of testing and maintenance of singlemode fiber optics networks and provides a detailed overview and demonstration of various pieces of equipment used in testing and maintenance. Subject matter includes a detailed study of ANSI/TIA/EIA-526-(7)A, OTDR fundamentals and uses, OTDR vs. Insertion Loss Testing, Return Loss Testing, and Attenuation testing using the Power Source and Light Meter. This FOA sanctioned fiber optics course is recognized by the US Department of Labor. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the CFOT course within the preceding 12 months.