Certified Fiber Optics Training

By Nunez Community College

   Louisiana

Course Details

This introductory fiber optic tech course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. This Fiber Optic Training combines theory and 85% hands-on activities to prepare the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) test that is sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optics Association). The certification exam will be given and graded at the end of class. This course also introduces the student to industry standards governing FTTD (Fiber To The Desk), FTTH (Fiber To The Home), and Distribution Cabling. 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 basic testing and troubleshooting. Anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optics Technician should attend this class.

Also offered: (CFOS/T) Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing course and (CFOS/S) Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Splicing course

Contact Information

Nunez Community College

Training Level

  • Basic

Delivery Mode

  • In Person


  • Louisiana

Associated Jobs

  • 49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers