- 4:30 pm
Saturday December 15, 2018 through Sunday December 16, 2018 Location:
BETA @ Butler
5000 Building-Office 5101S, 715 E. 13th Street, Andover, KS, 67002
Certified Fiber Optics Specialist Outside PlantDate: December 15 - December 16, 2018
Cost: $775.00 per student
Details: 8:00am - finish
Location: Butler CC - Andover 5000 Building
This 2-day, 16 hour (*appx) fiber optic specialist course is for students who will be directly involved with installing Outside Plant (OSP) Fiber Optics Cabling. Further, it is an add-on course to their FOA portfolio once they have successfully completed the 3-day, basic CFOT course and can be taken concurrently with the CFOT course. This advanced Fiber Optic Training combines lecture sessions and 85% hands-on activities to prepare the student to take the CFOS/O, OSP hands on and written exams that are sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optics Association) and given and graded the final class day. This course introduces the student to industry standards governing the installation, testing, and troubleshooting of OSP fiber optics cable – used in the Outside Plant Rugged Environment. Students will learn how to properly identify OSP fiber cabling types, 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. Hands-on activities include both mechanical and fusion splicing. Course fee includes study materials, Text Book, CD, and exams and 1-year membership to the FOA. Note: The student must pass both the written and hands on exams to successfully pass this course. This FOA sanctioned fiber optics course is recognized by the US Department of Labor. (CECs): 16 ITS. *Note: Actual hours may vary depending on number of students.
Course Objective: Program prepares the student to take the Fiber Optics Specialist Outside Plant (OSP) Certification Exam (Written and Hands-On) given at the end of class. Student will be able to effectively and efficiently troubleshoot, test, identify, and repair OSP fiber network cabling, and provide QA (Quality Assurance) procedures to minimize or eliminate future network outages.
Classes to be held at Butler CC - Andover Campus