Fiber Optic Technician

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Fiber Optic Technician course is a comprehensive seminar designed to train students in various techniques to layout, install, and maintain fiber optic cabling systems in 6 weeks of in-class training. Graduates of the Fiber Optic Technician program will have a general understanding of how fiber optic cables are installed and different splicing methods that are associated with fiber optic cables.

Upon completion of the course, students will be prepared to take the Fiber Optic Installed Exam (FOI) and the Fiber Optic Technician Exam (FOT) with the Fiber Optics Association of America.

Students must have prior work experience/background in telecommunications, cabling, and networking field for this program.

Specific duties, responsibilities, and procedures that the student will be trained in are:

  • General understanding of how fiber optic cables are installed
    Demonstrate different splicing methods that are associated with fiber optic cables
  • Prepared to troubleshoot network problems, analyze traces and calibrate different types of OTDRs
  • Perform and learn industry-standard fiber characterization techniques
    Prepared to take the Fiber Optic Installer (FOI) Exam for Fiber Optic Certification
  • Prepared to take the Fiber Optic Technician (FOT) Exam for Fiber Optic Certification
  • Prepared to take the Advanced Fiber Optic Technician Exam for Fiber Optic Certification

FIBER OPTIC TECHNICIAN PROGRAM: 4 WEEKS includes OUTLINE Foundation Training: 2 WEEKS

Potential Earnings and Wages:

  • Certified Fiber Optic Technician nation-wide is $59,870 or $23.13 per hour.
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