Length: 40 hours
Prerequisite: CFOT or CPCT
Two certification exams given with this course. This course prepares participants to obtain both the fiber splicing specialist (CFOS/S) and testing specialist (CFOS/T) certifications. They will review basic fiber information and safety procedures, and then discuss, demonstrate, and perform the processes required for splicing, testing, and troubleshooting fiber-optic networks. Approximately 80% of this course is hands-on training that provides each participant with experience and a working knowledge of fusion splicing applications, techniques, and methods. In addition, participants will test their work for accuracy and troubleshoot faults using a variety of testing equipment.