UCF Continuing Education in partnership with BDI DataLynk offers Fiber Optics Network Certification Courses. This program is divided into five individual courses that teach the necessary skills to build, test, troubleshoot, install and repair fiber optic networks and prepares the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optics Technician) exam, the CFOS/T (Certified Fiber Optics Testing & Maintenance Specialist) exam, the CFOS/S (Certified Fiber Optics Splicing Specialist) exam, the CFOS/O (Certified Fiber Optics Outside Plant Cabling Specialist) exam, and the CFOS/H (Certified Fiber Optics Fiber to the Home Specialist) exam.
All training course exams are given and graded the final day of class. Students will receive a Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of the program. The format of the course involves:
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BASIC FIBER OPTIC TRAINING COURSE
ADVANCED SPECIALIST FIBER OPTIC TRAINING COURSES
Who Should Attend:
Anyone interested in learning basic fiber optic networking and becoming a Certified Fiber Optics Technician is encouraged to attend. Additionally, the courses assume a basic working knowledge of computers, the ability to see and identify small items, and be able to speak and understand the English language.The (CFOT) course is a prerequisite course required before taking any of the Advanced Specialist Fiber Optic Training Courses.
The Advanced Fiber Optic Training Courses (CFOS/T), (CFOS/S), (CFOS/O), and (CFOS/H) are designed for students who seek advanced training in testing and maintenance of fiber optic networks, splicing of fiber optics networks, outside plant cabling and fiber to the home (FTTH) fiber segment. Prerequisites for the Advanced Fiber Optic Training Courses are as follows:
This course boasts these and many other benefits:
What Can Be Expected:
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
CHALLENGE: Ask your Fiber Optics Technicians (from all years of experience) these simple, basic questions below. Students who successfully completed our class can answer them - can your technicians?
"If your fiber installation technicians can not answer the basic questions listed above, why not enroll them in our CFOT program so they can do a better job for you AND your customers." - Bob Ballard, RCDD, CFOI
Tom Rauch, CFOT, CFOI FOA Master Instructor
Tom retired from Verizon Communications as Manager, Network Operations. He was responsible for installation and maintenance field work groups throughout New Jersey. During his 30 year career with Verizon, Tom was involved in POTS (installation and maintenance), Digital, T1, T3, DSL/ADSL, Special Services (analog/digital), Safety, Training, Sales Generation and Public Affairs.
After his retirement Tom has worked as a training consultant teaching FTTH (voice, data and video), Fiber Splicing and Fiber CO/Distribution Network Applications to broadband technicians throughout the country. He has also worked as a consultant providing computer training at community colleges in NJ, MD, and VA.
Tom is a Certified Fiber Optics Instructor and Fiber Optics Network Testing & Maintenance Specialist certified by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA).
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