The FOA is an, international non-profit educational association chartered to promote professionalism in fiber optics through education, certification and standards.
- The leading international certifying body for fiber optics.
- The developer of a knowledge base on fiber optics.
- The focal point for communications and discussions of fiber optic and cabling topics.
FOA CFOT Course
Instructor: Buck Spears
Active Military and Veterans 15% Discount
This 3-day fiber optic tech course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. This Fiber Optic Training combines theory and 85% hands-on activities to prepare the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) test that is sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optics Association) and given and graded the final class day. This course also introduces the student to industry standards governing FTTD (Fiber To The Desk), FTTH (Fiber To The Home), and Distribution Cabling. Students will learn how to identify fiber types, recognize various connectors used in fiber installation; and install, terminate, splice, and properly test installed fiber cable to existing standards.
The CFOT Course is a prerequisite for most FOA specialty courses.
The student must pass both the written and hands on exams to successfully pass this course. Course fee includes all books study materials, exams and 1-year membership to the FOA.
Note: Actual number of hours may vary depending on number of students