CERTIFIED FIBER OPTICS TECHNICIAN COURSE

This introductory three day fiber optics course is designed for anyone interested in learning basic fiber optic networking. This program combines theory and 75% hands-on activities to prepare the participant to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) test that is sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optics Association) and given and graded the final class day.

Suggested Prerequisites: 

  • Basic working knowledge of computers and 
  • Able to see and identify small items 

        Class Dates:  September 15-17, 2014
        Course Hours:8:00 am - 5:00 pm
        Location:Blountville Campus
        Fees:$700.00 per participant which includes books and all study materials

Please register for this course by September 8, 2014.


CERTIFIED SPECIALIST/TESTING AND MAINTENANCE 

This two day course is designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optics networks. A focal point in the program is to offer a general, easy to understand approach to fiber optics testing standards with little theory and considerable hands-on activities.

Suggested Prerequisites: 

  • CFOT course or another formal fiber optics training course within preceding six months, or one year fiber optics-related experience.


        Class Dates:June 27 - 28, 2013
        Course Hours:8:00 am - 5:00 pm
        Location:Blountville Campus
        Fees:$675.00 per person which includes books and all study materials

Please register for this course by June 1, 2013.


CERTIFIED FIBER OPTIC SPECIALIST – OUTSIDE PLANT 

This two day course introduces the student to industry standards governing the installation, testing, and troubleshooting of OSP fiber optics cable. Proper Mid-Span Access procedures will be demonstrated during class. Participants 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. 

        Class Dates:June 29 - 30, 2013
        Course Hours:8:00 am - 5:00 pm
        Location:Blountville Campus
        Fees:$775.00 per person which includes study materials, textbook, CD, exams, and 1-year 
        membership to the FOA

Please register for this course by June 1, 2013. 

Course Registration Form 

For more information, contact Diana Harrison with Workforce Solutions at 423.354.5520 or dlharrison@northeaststate.edu.