This 2-day Splicing Specialist Training includes a complete
PowerPoint presentation explaining the importance of high performance
splicing and further details the points necessary to achieve these splices.
The depth of this presentation is much greater than most textbooks and
provides background information about splicing that is very important to the
student. An overview of OTDR functions and trace understanding is also
provided during this presentation.
85% hands-on classroom activities will
provide training in both fusion and mechanical splicing of either single or
multi mode fiber optic cables. Inside or outside plant fiber optic cable
types will be utilized at instructor's discretion during these hands-on
sessions along with fiber optics enclosures and splice trays. The student
will be responsible for successfully making and testing both mechanical and
In addition to the basic splicing activities outlined above,
the student will further be required to correctly and efficiently install
spliced fibers into splice trays and enclosures. The student will further be
required to achieve a splice loss of less than 0.15 dB for all splices and
demonstrate proficiency in interpretation of splice loss using OTDR splice
This course is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor and is sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA).
Is this course for me?
Anyone can attend this program. However, those wishing to become registered with the FOA as a Certified Fiber Optic Specialist in Splicing (CFOS/S) must have taken and passed the Basic CFOT Exam. This course may be taken immediately following the CFOT or CFOS/T Course.
This course prepares the student to take the CFOS/S
(Certified Fiber Optics Specialist/Splicing) exam that is sanctioned by the
FOA (Fiber Optics Association). The exam is given and graded the final day
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