Interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optics Technician?

This introductory in-person 3-day fiber optics course is designed for anyone interested in learning basic fiber optic networking and becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. This program combines theory and 85% hands-on activities to prepare the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optics Technician) test that is sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optics Association) and given and graded the final class day.

This course also introduces the student to industry standards governing FTTD (Fiber To The Desk), FTTH (Fiber To The Home, LAN/WAN fiber networks, and further introduces the student to basic fusion and mechanical splicing. Students will learn how to identify fiber types, recognize various connectors used in fiber installation; and install, terminate, splice, and properly test installed fiber cable to existing standards. This program explores the history and future of fiber optics and fiber optics capabilities, and the cost of installation.

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Contact Person:
Alexis Cason
(407) 882-0251
Posted By:
UCF Continuing Education
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