Length: 40 hours
Prerequisite: CFOT or CPCT
Two certification exams given with this course. This course is designed for both the fiber home specialist (CFOS/H) and design specialist (CFOS/D) certifications. It covers how fiber-optic networks are designed, with emphasis on the OSP network from the CO to the end user, both residential and commercial. Participants will study the latest fiber-optic cables for the networks in use today, examine termination enclosures, understand the latest industry practices, and review current test equipment and testing procedures.