Fiber to the Antenna Specialized Installer – (TR-FTAI)

Course Information

Certified fiber to the antenna / tower installer training course is designed for those who install and test fiber optic cables installed within antenna towers. It identifies you as an tower installer with practical knowledge of fiber optic theory, codes, standards and practices widely accepted in the wireless telecommunications industry. In addition, this training incorporates two days of individual hands-on training validating installer skills, including fiber cable installation, OTDR testing, connector cleaning and loss prevention.  These skills are applicable to all the requirements to safely and competently install, maintain, and test fiber optic antenna systems.

Objectives
Course Synopsis
Target Audience
Labs
Certifications

Objectives

Certified Fiber to the Antenna / Tower Installer training will provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to:

  • Layout, install or maintain fiber optic cabling systems
  • Demonstrate a practical knowledge of fiber optic theory, codes, standards and installation  practices
  • Demonstrate a practical knowledge of individual hands-on skills including:
    • Performing industry standard fiber optic terminations
    • Preparing cables for inside and outside applications
    • Testing with the OTDR and optical loss test equipment
    • Troubleshoot with a VFL
    • Cleaning techniques for fiber optic terminations

Course Synopsis

  • Lectures
    • Introduction to Fiber Optics
      • Fiber Optic Advantages and Applications
      • Terminology and History
      • The Fundamentals of Light Propagation
      • Scales of Measurement and the Spectrum
      • Characteristics of Singlemode and Multimode
      • Manufacturing, Bandwidth and Linear Effects
    • Cables
      • Cable Types, Construction and Specifications
      • Cable Marking
      • Selection Criteria
    • Connectors and Terminations
      • Temporary and Permanent Connections
      • Connector Types
      • Mechanical and Environmental Considerations
      • Performance Specifications
      • Connector Loss Issues
    • Enclosures and Panels
      • Panels
      • Distribution, Patch and Splice Types
      • Application Issues and Selection Criteria
      • Re-Entry and Expansion Capabilities
      • Routing and Preparation
    • Installation
      • Planning and Standards
      • Installation Tools and Equipment
    • Test Equipment
      • Loss Testing Tools and Equipment
      • Standards and Methods
      • OTDR Theory and Applications
      • Loss and System Budget Calculations
    • Restoration and Maintenance
      • Tools and Equipment
      • Practical Applications
      • Time Saving Techniques
      • Record Keeping and Documentation
    • System Components and Design Issues
      • Transmitters and Receivers
      • Passive Optical Components
  • Labs

Target Audience

Certified Fiber to the Antenna / Tower Installer is designed for new or experienced tower technicians seeking a deeper understanding of the installation of fiber optic cabling systems.

Candidates for this course don’t have to have any knowledge or experience in the following areas, but it may be useful:

  • Fiber Optic Advantages and Applications
  • Cables
  • Connectors and Terminations
  • Enclosures and Panels
  • Test Equipment

While not a required prerequisite, this course builds on the knowledge gained from our Fiber Optic Fundamentals Course. It is recommended that workers with no fiber optic experience take the online Fiber Optic Fundamentals Course  prior to this one.

This course is excellent for anyone involved in the construction, education, commercial, industrial, or utility markets and anyone who designs, installs, maintains, or tests fiber optic cabling systems.

Labs

The Certified Fiber to the Antenna / Tower Installer Labs include hands-on techniques associated with:

  • Cable installation and cleaning
  • Perform optical loss testing using an OTDR
  • Perform loss and system budget calculations

Hands-On Workshop (Optional) – The optional hands-on workshop is designed for those who desire more intensive hands-on training for immediate entry into their specific field of study. Students typically take advantage of this workshop by adding an additional day to any FiberOptic.com’s hands-on training courses.

Certifications

Certificate: Fiber to the Antenna / Tower Installer – TFS – (TC-FTAI)

Identifies you as a technician who understands the basic concepts of fiber optics installation and service as they apply to all the functions required to safely and competently install fiber optics communications cabling.



Pricing

Description Item Code Price
Certified Fiber to the Antenna / Tower Installer Training – This certified fiber to the antenna / tower installer training course is designed for those who install and test fiber optic cables installed within antenna towers. It identifies you as an tower installer with practical knowledge of fiber optic theory, codes, standards and practices widely accepted in the wireless telecommunications industry. In addition, this training incorporates two days of individual hands-on training validating installer skills, including fiber cable installation, OTDR testing, connector cleaning and loss prevention.  These skills are applicable to all the requirements to safely and competently install, maintain, and test fiber optic antenna systems.Item Type: Fiber Optic Installer Training Courses TR-FTAI $1,600.00
Exam: FTAI – 50 Question Multiple Choice – This exam must be passed in order to qualify for a certificate in our Certified Fiber to the Antenna / Tower Installer course. This exam will consist of a combination of multiple-choice, fill in, diagram drawing, or other similar questions. More information about this specific exam will be given during the Certified Fiber to the Antenna / Tower Installer lecture (either online or in person.)Item Type: Installer Training Exams TE-FTAI Included
 
Lab: FTAI – Hands-On Exercise Booklet – Manual Installer Training Labs TL-FTAI Included
Practical: FTAI – Problem Solving Skills – Training Practicals Manual FTAI Item Type: Installer Training Practicals TP-FTAI Included
Manual: FTAI – Student Manual – Installer Training Manuals TM-FTAI Included
Certificate: FTAI – TFS – Identifies you as a technician who understands the basic concepts of fiber optics installation and service as they apply to all the functions required to safely and competently install fiber optics communications cabling.Item Type: Installer Training Certificates TC-FTAI $150.00
 
Training FTAI Lecture Option – Training FTAI Lecture Option Item Type: Installer Training Lectures TR-FTAI-L $500.00


Schedule & Registration

Schedule – Headquarters/Breinigsville, PA
Jan 7 – 9, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00
Feb 4 – 6, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00
Mar 4 – 6, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00
Apr 8 – 10, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00
Apr 29 – 1, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00
Jun 3 – 5, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00
Jul 8 – 10, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00
Jul 29 – 31, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00
Sep 4 – 6, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00
Sep 30 – 2, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00
Nov 4 – 6, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00
Dec 2 – 4, 2019 Breinigsville, PA $1,600.00

Schedule – USA Locations
Jan 21 – 23, 2019 Baltimore, MD $1,750.00
Jan 28 – 30, 2019 Dallas, TX $1,750.00
Jan 28 – 30, 2019 Mahwah, NJ $1,750.00
Feb 11 – 13, 2019 Las Vegas, NV $1,750.00
Feb 18 – 20, 2019 Philadelphia, PA $1,750.00
Feb 25 – 27, 2019 Atlanta, GA $1,750.00
Mar 18 – 20, 2019 Rochester, NY $1,750.00
Mar 18 – 20, 2019 Houston, TX $1,750.00
Mar 25 – 27, 2019 Brooklyn, NY $1,750.00
Mar 25 – 27, 2019 Denver, CO $1,750.00
Apr 1 – 3, 2019 Raleigh, NC $1,750.00
Apr 1 – 3, 2019 San Diego, CA $1,750.00
Apr 22 – 24, 2019 Boston, MA $1,750.00
Apr 22 – 24, 2019 Pittsburgh, PA $1,750.00
Apr 29 – 1, 2019 Orlando, FL $1,750.00
May 13 – 15, 2019 Brooklyn, NY $1,750.00
May 13 – 15, 2019 Indianapolis, IN $1,750.00
May 20 – 22, 2019 San Antonio, TX $1,750.00
Jun 17 – 19, 2019 Denver, CO $1,750.00
Jun 24 – 26, 2019 Las Vegas, NV $1,750.00
Jun 24 – 26, 2019 Mahwah, NJ $1,750.00
Jul 1 – 3, 2019 Anchorage, AK $1,750.00
Jul 1 – 3, 2019 Kansas City, MO $1,750.00
Jul 15 – 17, 2019 Atlanta, GA $1,750.00
Jul 15 – 17, 2019 Portland, OR $1,750.00
Jul 22 – 24, 2019 Philadelphia, PA $1,750.00
Jul 29 – 31, 2019 Dallas, TX $1,750.00
Aug 5 – 7, 2019 Boston, MA $1,750.00
Aug 19 – 21, 2019 Orlando, FL $1,750.00
Aug 26 – 28, 2019 Denver, CO $1,750.00
Sep 4 – 6, 2019 Rochester, NY $1,750.00
Sep 9 – 11, 2019 Mahwah, NJ $1,750.00
Sep 16 – 18, 2019 San Francisco, CA $1,750.00
Sep 23 – 25, 2019 Brooklyn, NY $1,750.00
Sep 23 – 25, 2019 Houston, TX $1,750.00
Sep 23 – 25, 2019 Raleigh, NC $1,750.00
Sep 30 – 2, 2019 Boston, MA $1,750.00
Oct 7 – 9, 2019 Las Vegas, NV $1,750.00
Oct 28 – 30, 2019 New Orleans, LA $1,750.00
Oct 28 – 30, 2019 Pittsburgh, PA $1,750.00
Nov 4 – 6, 2019 San Antonio, TX $1,750.00
Nov 11 – 13, 2019 Kansas City, MO $1,750.00
Nov 18 – 20, 2019 Denver, CO $1,750.00
Nov 25 – 27, 2019 Phoenix, AZ $1,750.00
Dec 16 – 18, 2019 Orlando, FL $1,750.00
Dec 16 – 18, 2019 Brooklyn, NY $1,750.00

Schedule – International Locations
Feb 25 – 27, 2019 Panama City, Panama $2,100.00
Mar 10 – 12, 2019 Dubai, UAE $2,100.00
Apr 8 – 10, 2019 Rome, Italy $2,100.00
Apr 15 – 17, 2019 Sydney, Australia $2,100.00
Apr 29 – 1, 2019 Queretaro, Mexico $2,100.00
May 29 – 31, 2019 St. Martin, Caribbean $2,100.00
May 29 – 31, 2019 Talofofo, Guam $2,100.00
Jun 24 – 26, 2019 Saskatoon, SK $2,100.00
Jul 8 – 10, 2019 Sao Paulo, Brazil $2,100.00
Jul 22 – 24, 2019 Copenhagen, Denmark $2,100.00
Aug 19 – 21, 2019 Calgary, Alberta $2,100.00
Aug 26 – 28, 2019 Istanbul, Turkey $2,100.00
Sep 9 – 11, 2019 Bogota, Colombia $2,100.00
Sep 16 – 18, 2019 Sydney, Australia $2,100.00
Oct 7 – 9, 2019 Panama City, Panama $2,100.00
Oct 20 – 22, 2019 Dubai, UAE $2,100.00
Nov 4 – 6, 2019 Santiago, Chile $2,100.00
Nov 25 – 27, 2019 Cape Town, South Africa $2,100.00

Online Student Information Form

Please fill out the form below to begin the registration process. After you submit the form, a sales associate will reach out to you to complete your registration.



Planning & Reservations

Contact the Training and Development Coordinator for The Fiber School at Training@fiberoptic.com or call 877.529.9114.


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Cancellation Policy: FiberOptic.com may cancel a course that lacks sufficient enrollment a week before it is scheduled to begin. When a course is canceled, we make every effort to notify all registered students promptly. A full refund is processed unless the student elects to transfer to another course or time. You can help avoid cancellation by registering early.

Student Cancellation: No refunds are permitted for student cancellation. Substitutions are permitted.


On-Site Training

With just 5 or more students The Fiber School can send the classroom to you! We offer custom, on-site training for any of our courses. Just give us a call at 877.529.9114 or email us at Training@fiberoptic.com and let us schedule an on-site course that perfectly suits your needs.