Fibre Optics


Fibre Optics training course is provided by NAIT and consists of the following courses.
Tuition will be refunded to Eligible Members.  Contact the Training Centre before registering.
Fibre Optics Certification SEE270
The world relies heavily on fiber optic communications and data transmission! In this five-day, 35-hour course, you will study basic theory and practical aspects of using fiber optic cable in different types of communications and data transmissions. Students will increase their knowledge and gain hands-on skills in fiber optics technology in preparation for earning their designation as a Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT). The certification exam is given after completion of SEE270.

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This course involves a combination of theory and hands-on training. Students will focus on the practical aspects of working with fiber optic cables, including connectorization, fusion splicing and testing. A wide range of topics will be covered, such as the different types of fiber and cables, how to specify fiber optic cable and sources of loss in fiber. Examples of additional topics include:

• fiber optic installation safety
• types of fiber optic connectors, tools and splicers
• fiber cable hardware
• numerical aperture, bandwidth, attenuation
• mechanical splicing, joining fiber, fusing, cleaving and scribing
• guidelines for fiber optic designs and installations
• cable installation and loss budget analysis
• fiber optic cable pulling
• test equipment and fiber optic testing

This course is designed for individuals who wish to increase their knowledge and gain hands-on skills in fiber optics technology in preparation for writing the Fiber Optics Association exam. The FOA exam is administered on the last day of the course, and a mark of 70% is required to pass.

Prerequisite: Some prior knowledge of cabling, data transmission and electronics would be helpful. For safety reasons, students must supply their own safety glasses.
Hours: 35.00