Certified Fiber Optics Technician

Live in-person, socially distanced

November 25-27, 2020

Technology is converging
How do you keep up?
Your stepping stone to learn…
PON, CWDM/DWDM, 5G fronthaul/backhaul, Data Center design
Learning advanced topics without the basics?
Let us help you stop studying in circles
Get certified
Demonstrate your abilities and willingness to embrace new technologies

Delivery method: In-person

Location: Suite 201, 5800 Ambler Avenue, Mississauga ON L4W 4J4

Days and time: November 25th-27th, 2020

Audience: Anyone that is technical or wants technical knowledge

Certification: CFOT certification from FOA, valid for 3 years

▶ Identify appropriate fiber, cable and connectors needs for applications

▶ Survey the methods of splicing fiber together and attaching connectors

▶ Troubleshoot fiber optic connections using inspection kits, power meter, and OTDR

▶ Describe the challenges of installing a fiber optic network

▶ Explore the architectures of different optical networks and their components (Ethernet, PON, WDM)

Approximate day-by-day coverage

Module 1 – Cable, Fiber, Connectors

Fiber terminology and equipment (cable, fiber connectors, splice tray, enclosure, …)
Fiber Safety
Singlemode and multimode fibers/cables
Fiber care and cleaning
Working with cables
Proper Work area setup
Splicing process
Putting on Connectors

Module 2 – Link planning, Troubleshooting, Measurement

Optical Link Budgets
Fiber Test and Measurement
Visual Fault Location
Fiber inspection
Optical Loss test sets
OTDR (Optical Time-domain Reflectometer)

Module 3 – Network Design and Documentation

Hands-on testing
Network design and documentation
FOA CFOT Certification Exam


TelecomTRAIN is an FOA-approved school.

If you intend on sending 3 or more people for training, we can arrange a bulk discount or possibly determine dates that could work better for you.