Certified Fiber Optic Installer – (TR-CFI)

 Course Information

This fiber optic installation training course is designed for those who layout, install or maintain fiber optic cabling systems. It identifies you as a fiber optic installer able to demonstrate a practical knowledge of fiber optic theory, codes, standards and practices widely accepted in the fiber optics industry. In addition, this training incorporates two days of individual hands-on training validating fiber optic installer skills, including fiber terminations, cable preparations, fusion splicing, OTDR and optical loss testing. These skills are applicable to all the requirements to safely and competently install, maintain and test fiber optic cabling systems.

This fiber optic installation course is currently offered with a self-paced, online lecture and a hands-on workshop. This innovative approach to Fiber Optic Training and certification allows students to minimize expense, time and travel by learning at their own pace, on their own schedule (using online e-Learning to complete the lecture portion of the class.) Students may then complete the hands-on portion of the class at any of our scheduled sessions around the world (and can review the material within one year of registering for the course.) If online training is not ideal for your learning style, a more traditional instructor-led lecture or question and answer section is available upon request depending on the location and the size of the class.

Installer Level Training from FiberOptic.comThis course is classified as Level 1 Installer and it is followed by Level 2 Technician in the Professional Tracks. Our specialized Professional Tracks are two steps ahead of any other training programs available. These specialty programs build on the existing curriculum and then take it two extra steps. Paving your way to professional! FiberOptic.com will help you hone your skills to advance in your career. Call 877-529-9114 or email training@fiberoptic.com for Professional Track scheduling. Read more: Professional Tracks

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Objectives
Course Synopsis
Target Audience
Labs
Certifications

Objectives

Certified Fiber 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
    • Performing fusion splicing and splice tray preparation
    • Testing with the OTDR and optical loss test equipment

Brief Course Synopsis

  1. Lectures (Self-Paced Online Training Modules – Must be completed before the student gets to class for the hands-on portion of the training.)
    Approximate time needed to complete lectures: 16 hours.

    • 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
      • Splicing Applications
    • Splicing
      • Fusion and Mechanical
      • Fusion Splicing
      • Cable Marking
      • Mechanical Splicing
    • Enclosures and Panels
      • Panels
      • Distribution, Patch and Splice Types
      • Application Issues and Selection Criteria
      • Aerial and Burial Enclosures
      • Re-Entry and Expansion Capabilities
      • Routing and Preparation
    • Installation
      • Planning and Standards
      • Premise/LAN Methods
      • Outside Plant Methods
      • Aerial and Burial Techniques
      • Installation Tools and Equipment
    • Test Equipment
      • Loss Testing Tools and Equipment
      • Standards and Methods
      • Return Loss, Bandwidth and Dispersion
      • 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
      • Couplers and Splitters
      • WDM and DWDM Issues
    • System Design Exercise
      • Tools and Equipment
      • Practical Applications
      • Time Saving Techniques
  2. Labs
    To Be Completed in the Classroom (Duration: 2 days)

    • Cable preparation, cleaning and cleaving
    • Prepare, splice and assemble a splice closure
    • Prepare, splice and assemble a multimode fiber LAN link
    • Fusion and mechanical splicing
    • Perform optical loss testing using an OTDR
    • Perform loss and system budget calculations

Target Audience

Certified Fiber Installer is designed for new or experienced personnel 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

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

  • Cable preparation, cleaning and cleaving
  • Prepare, splice and assemble a splice closure
  • Prepare, splice and assemble a multimode fiber LAN link
  • Fusion and mechanical splicing
  • Perform optical loss testing using an OTDR
  • Perform loss and system budget calculations

Certifications

Certificate: Certified Fiber Optic Installer – TFS – (TC-CFI)

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.

Certificate: Fiber Optic Installer (FOI) – ETA – (TC-ETA-CFI)

Awarded to students who pass the ETA exam in one of our ETA certified Fiber Optic Installer training courses. This certification is considered an industry standard and is offered in addition to the FiberOptic.com course certification.



Pricing

Description Item Code Price
Certified Fiber Installer Training – Certified Fiber Installer training is designed for those who layout, install or maintain fiber optic cabling systems. It identifies you as an installer able to demonstrate a practical knowledge of fiber optic theory, codes, standards and practices widely accepted in the fiber optics industry. In addition, this training incorporates two days of individual hands-on training validating installer skills, including fiber terminations, cable preparations, fusion splicing, OTDR and optical loss testing. These skills are applicable to all the requirements to safely and competently install, maintain, and test fiber optic cabling systems. Item Type: Fiber Optic Installer Training Courses TR-CFI $1,350.00
Exam: CFI – 50 Question Multiple Choice – This exam must be passed in order to qualify for a certificate in our Certified Fiber Optic 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 Optic Installer lecture (either online or in person.) Item Type: Installer Training Exams TE-CFI Included
Exam: CFI – ETA FOI317 – This ETA exam may accompany our Certified Fiber Optic Installer course. ETA certifications are one of the industry standard certifications in the telecommunications industry. ETA Certified Fiber Optic training is the only way to take one of these exams (and hence get the certificate.) Item Type: Installer Training Exams TE-ETA-FOI317 Optional
Lab: CFI – Hands-On Exercise Booklet – Manual Installer Training Labs TL-CFI Included
Practical: CFI – Problem Solving Skills – Training Practicals Manual CFI Item Type: Installer Training Practicals TP-CFI Included
Manual: CFI – Student Manual – Installer Training Manuals TM-CFI Included
Certificate: CFI – 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 Certificate TC-CFI $150.00
Certificate: ETA – Fiber Optic Installer – Awarded to students who pass the ETA exam in one of our ETA certified installer training courses. This certification is considered an industry standard and is offered in addition to the FiberOptic.com course certification. Item Type: Installer Training Certificates TC-ETA-CFI $150.00
Certificate: BICSI – Fiber Optic Installer – Awarded to BICSI credential holders who complete the Certified Fiber Optic Installer course. This certification is required in order to redeem 19 BICSI Continuing Education Credits (CECs). Must already have a BICSI certified. Related: BICSI Credentials and Redeeming CECs TC-BICSI-CFI $0.00
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Schedule & Registration

Schedule
View Schedule Dates - Headquarters/Quakertown, PA
Schedule – Headquarters/Quakertown, PA
Jan 7 – Jan 8, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00
Feb 4 – Feb 5, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00
Mar 3 – Mar 4, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00
Apr 7 – Apr 8, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00
Apr 28 – Apr 29, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00
Jun 2 – Jun 3, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00
Jul 7 – Jul 8, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00
Jul 28 – Jul 29, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00
Sep 1 – Sep 2, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00
Sep 29 – Sep 30, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00
Nov 4 – Nov 5, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00
Dec 1 – Dec 2, 2020 Quakertown, PA $1,500.00


View Schedule Dates - USA Locations

Schedule – USA Locations
Jan 28 – Jan 29, 2020 Dallas, TX $1,500.00
Jan 28 – Jan 29, 2020 Mahwah, NJ $1,500.00
Feb 11 – Feb 12, 2020 Las Vegas, NV $1,500.00
Feb 18 – Feb 19, 2020 Philadelphia, PA $1,500.00
Feb 25 – Feb 26, 2020 Atlanta, GA $1,500.00
Mar 17 – Mar 18, 2020 Houston, TX $1,500.00
Mar 17 – Mar 18, 2020 Rochester, NY $1,500.00
Mar 24 – Mar 25, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $1,500.00
Mar 24 – Mar 25, 2020 Denver, CO $1,500.00
Mar 31 – Apr 1, 2020 Raleigh, NC $1,500.00
Mar 31 – Apr 1, 2020 San Diego, CA $1,500.00
Apr 21 – Apr 22, 2020 Boston, MA $1,500.00
Apr 21 – Apr 22, 2020 Pittsburgh, PA $1,500.00
Apr 28 – Apr 29, 2020 Orlando, FL $1,500.00
May 5 – May 6, 2020 Baltimore, MD $1,500.00
May 12 – May 13, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $1,500.00
May 12 – May 13, 2020 Indianapolis, IN $1,500.00
May 19 – May 20, 2020 San Antonio, TX $1,500.00
Jun 16 – Jun 17, 2020 Denver, CO $1,500.00
Jun 23 – Jun 24, 2020 Las Vegas, NV $1,500.00
Jun 23 – Jun 24, 2020 Mahwah, NJ $1,500.00
Jun 30 – Jul 1, 2020 Anchorage, AK $1,500.00
Jun 30 – Jul 1, 2020 Kansas City, MO $1,500.00
Jul 14 – Jul 15, 2020 Atlanta, GA $1,500.00
Jul 14 – Jul 15, 2020 Portland, OR $1,500.00
Jul 21 – Jul 22, 2020 Philadelphia, PA $1,500.00
Jul 28 – Jul 29, 2020 Dallas, TX $1,500.00
Aug 4 – Aug 5, 2020 Boston, MA $1,500.00
Aug 18 – Aug 19, 2020 Orlando, FL $1,500.00
Aug 25 – Aug 26, 2020 Denver, CO $1,500.00
Sep 1 – Sep 2, 2020 Rochester, NY $1,500.00
Sep 9 – Sep 10, 2020 Mahwah, NJ $1,500.00
Sep 15 – Sep 16, 2020 San Francisco, CA $1,500.00
Sep 22 – Sep 23, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $1,500.00
Sep 22 – Sep 23, 2020 Houston, TX $1,500.00
Sep 22 – Sep 23, 2020 Raleigh, NC $1,500.00
Sep 29 – Sep 30, 2020 Boston, MA $1,500.00
Oct 6 – Oct 7, 2020 Las Vegas, NV $1,500.00
Oct 27 – Oct 28, 2020 New Orleans, LA $1,500.00
Oct 27 – Oct 28, 2020 Pittsburgh, PA $1,500.00
Nov 4 – Nov 5, 2020 San Antonio, TX $1,500.00
Nov 10 – Nov 11, 2020 Kansas City, MO $1,500.00
Nov 17 – Nov 18, 2020 Denver, CO $1,500.00
Nov 23 – Nov 24, 2020 Phoenix, AZ $1,500.00
Dec 15 – Dec 16, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $1,500.00
Dec 15 – Dec 16, 2020 Orlando, FL $1,500.00


View Schedule Dates - International Locations

Schedule – International Locations
Feb 25 – Feb 26, 2020 Panama City, Panama $1,850.00
Mar 9 – Mar 10, 2020 Dubai, UAE $1,850.00
Apr 7 – Apr 8, 2020 Rome, Italy $1,850.00
Apr 14 – Apr 15, 2020 Sydney, Australia $1,850.00
Apr 28 – Apr 29, 2020 Queretaro, Mexico $1,850.00
May 26 – May 27, 2020 St. Martin, Caribbean $1,850.00
May 26 – May 27, 2020 Talofofo, Guam $1,850.00
Jun 23 – Jun 24, 2020 Saskatoon, SK $1,850.00
Jul 7 – Jul 8, 2020 Sao Paulo, Brazil $1,850.00
Jul 21 – Jul 22, 2020 Copenhagen, Denmark $1,850.00
Aug 18 – Aug 19, 2020 Calgary, Alberta $1,850.00
Aug 25 – Aug 26, 2020 Istanbul, Turkey $1,850.00
Sep 9 – Sep 10, 2020 Bogota, Colombia $1,850.00
Sep 15 – Sep 16, 2020 Sydney, Australia $1,850.00
Oct 6 – Oct 7, 2020 Panama City, Panama $1,850.00
Oct 19 – Oct 20, 2020 Dubai, UAE $1,850.00
Nov 4 – Nov 5, 2020 Santiago, Chile $1,850.00
Nov 23 – Nov 24, 2020 Cape Town, South Africa $1,850.00

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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.


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.