This three-day course will provide you with all the knowledge and requirements that are needed to effectively characterize your optical infrastructure. You will learn about all the requirements for engineering and for qualifying the optical fiber links that utilize specific bit rates in regards to both metro and long haul spans.
After taking this course, students will have a detailed understanding of advanced OTDR configuration, cause and effect of trace events, and other advanced trace analysis techniques including bi-directional splice characterization and optical return loss testing.
In this extensive hands-on training each student will:
This course is designed for installers, system managers, technicians, engineers, designers, contractors, and supervisors.
Although not required, Fiber Characterization Basics (TR-FCB) is the recommended online prerequisite for this course.
There are no labs associated with this course.
Certificate: Certified Fiber Optic Technician- TFS – (TC-FCT)
Awarded to students who pass the TFS Fiber Characterization examination, Practical, and Hands-On labs in our TR-FCT training course.
Note: Additional fees may apply. The available locations for this course are visible in the Schedule section.
|Fiber Characterization Technician (3 Days) – This three-day course will provide you with all the knowledge and requirements that are needed to effectively characterize your optical infrastructure. You will learn about all the requirements for engineering and for qualifying the optical fiber links that utilize specific bit rates in regards to both metro and long haul spans.After taking this course, students will have a detailed understanding of advanced OTDR configuration, cause and effect of trace events, and other advanced trace analysis techniques including bi-directional splice characterization and optical return loss testing.||TR-FCT||$3,995.00|
|Exam: Fiber Characterization Technician – This exam must be passed in order to qualify for a certificate in our Fiber Characterization Technician 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 Fiber Characterization Technician lecture (either online or in person.)||TE-FCT||Included|
|Lab: Fiber Characterization Technician – This lab is part of the hands-on portion of our Fiber Characterization Technician course. This lab will consist of multiple hands on exercises to get the student ready to pass a practical exam. Details about this specific lab can be found on our course detail page at the link below.||TL-FCT||Included|
|Practical: Fiber Characterization Technician – Training Practical Manual FCT||TP-FCT||Included|
|Manual: Fiber Characterization Tech – Training Manual FCT||TM-FCT||Included|
|Certificate: Fiber Characterization Tech – Identifies you as a technician who has advanced knowledge of the concepts of fiber optic characterization and testing as the apply to all the functions required to safely test fiber optics communications cabling, utilize OTDRs, and property use testing equipment.||TC-FCT||$150.00|
|Mar 17 – Mar 19, 2020 Quakertown, PA $4,145.00|
|May 13 – May 15, 2020 Quakertown, PA $4,145.00|
|Sep 14 – Sep 16, 2020 Quakertown, PA $4,145.00|
|Dec 9 – Dec 11, 2020 Quakertown, PA $4,145.00|
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Planning & Reservations
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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.
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.