Fiber Optics Training Program | Warren County Community College

Fiber Optics Training Program

WCCC – Phillipsburg Education Center
445 Marshall Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT)

This introductory course explores the theory and history of fiber optics data transmission. It is designed for anyone wanting to become certified in the necessary installation, troubleshooting, and testing techniques of installed fiber optics networks as required per industry standards. This program includes 85% hands-on activities by allowing you to build and test your fiber optics network. Certification Exams are administered and graded at the end of the session. You must pass both the written and hands-on exams to pass this course successfully. This course is recognized by The US Department of Labor and is sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA). Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of computers; ability to speak and understand the English language.

Course Number: FOT600

Please call for dates.
Mon. – Wed.
8:00 am – 5:00 pm*
Tuition: $895

 

Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance (CFOS/T)

This comprehensive specialist program explains the variety of testing standards, equipment, and technological approaches used in fiber network testing and maintenance and how to choose among them. This course is 85% hands-on and includes a detailed study of fiber network testing and troubleshooting procedures, OTDR fundamentals and uses, OTDR vs. Insertion Loss Testing, Return Loss Testing, and Attenuation testing using the Power Source and Light Meter. Certification Exams are administered and graded at the end of the session. You must pass both the written and hands-on exams to pass this course successfully. This course is recognized by The US Department of Labor and is sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA). Prerequisites: CFOT course.

Course Number: FOT601

Please call for dates.
Thursday and Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm*
Tuition: $795

*Actual class hours may vary depending on the number of students.

 

Certified Fiber Optics Specialist Outside Plant (CFOS/CO) 

This comprehensive 2-day* program trains students for outside plant fiber optic installation. Aimed at technicians working in outside plant cabling for telecom, CATV, security, utilities, municipal networks, etc. This course introduces the student to industry standards governing the installation, testing, and troubleshooting of OSP fiber optics cable. Proper Mid-Span Access procedures will be demonstrated during class. Students will learn how to identify OSP fiber cabling types properly, recognize various outside plant closures used in OSP fiber installation, install, prepare, terminate, splice, and properly test and troubleshoot installed OSP fiber cable to existing standards.
Prerequisite: CFOT course.

Course Number: FOT603

Please call for dates.
Thursday & Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm*
Cost: $925

* Hours may vary depending on enrollment. Certification: All exams given and graded on the last class
day; All courses recognized by the US DoL and are sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA)

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To register or for more information, call (908) 689-7613

 

Warren County Community College
475 Route 57 West
Washington NJ 07882
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