TelecomTRAIN is certified by The Fiber Optic Association, Inc. (FOA), the international professional society for fiber optics.
The FOA was established to promote professionalism in fiber optics through education, certification, and standards. FOA certifications are recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor, and many other organizations globally.
TelecomTRAIN is proud to showcase our skilled technicians’ experience and ongoing commitment to training and education in this continually evolving field.
FOA NEWS: Here is a link to FOA Newsletter.
As of Oct 27, 2022, there are 89, 595 CFPT certified through FOA-approved schools, and TelecomTRAIN is one of them!
The FOA has created a pocket guide to fiber optic color codes that we are sending to new and renewed CFOTs. It has color codes for fibers and buffer tubes, connectors and premises cables inside and on the back, QR codes to take you directly to the FOA Guide and Fiber U.
FOA recently created a timeline of fiber optic history to show how the technology and applications of fiber optics have developed in its 50+ year history. The History of Fiber Optics - A Timeline available on YouTube.
More About FOA: The Fiber Optic Association has developed curriculum guidelines for training course approval and only approves schools or training organizations meeting their standards.
The CFOT course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Fiber Optics Technician or who needs to understand or use fiber optic technology within his/her job.
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The CFOS/H course is a specialist certification covering outside plant fiber optic network installation intended for technicians involved in the design or installation of OSP fiber networks.