Fiber Optic Basic Theory – (TR-FOB)

Course Information

Fiber Optic Basic Theory training is designed for new or experienced workers who desire a fundamental knowledge of fiber optic theory and performance issues pertaining to today’s telecommunications industry. The TR-FOB course provides you with the basic knowledge and some hands-on practice that will give students a fundamental understanding of fiber optics and the basic principles and tools used. This course is perfect for those students interested in learning about fiber optic communications.

Course lectures must be taken online. Upon successful completion of the required online lectures and exams, the student will then attend the TR-FOB Hands-on training sessions scheduled. The hands-on training session is required to complete the Fiber Optic Basic Theory Certification.

Objectives
Course Synopsis
Target Audience
Labs
Certifications

Objectives

Fiber Optic Basic Theory training will provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to:

  • Strip and prepare cables for termination
  • Install a buffer tube fan-out kit on an outside plant cable
  • Install connectors on indoor simplex cable
  • Mechanical splice

Course Synopsis

  1. 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
      • 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
  2. Labs
    • Strip and prepare cables for termination
    • Install a buffer tube fanout kit on an outside plant cable
    • Install connectors on indoor simplex cable
    • Mechanical splice

Target Audience

Fiber Optic Basic Theory is designed for new or experienced personnel seeking a deeper understanding of the installation of fiber optic cabling systems.

Prerequisites

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 (link) 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.

Hands-On Labs

  • Strip and prepare cables for termination
  • Install a buffer tube fanout kit on an outside plant cable
  • Install connectors on indoor simplex cable
  • Mechanical splice

Certifications

Certificate: Fiber Optic Basic Theory – TFS – (TC-FOB)

Awarded to new or experienced personnel who demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of fiber optic theory, codes, standards and practices widely accepted in the telecommunications industry today and display a hands-on understanding of fiber preparation and termination.



Pricing

Description Item Code Price
Fiber Optic Basic Theory Training – The TR-FOB course provides you with the basic knowledge and some hands-on practice that will give students a fundamental understanding of fiber optics and the basic principles and tools used. This course is perfect for those students interested in learning about fiber optic communications. TR-FOB $950.00
Exam: FOB – 50 Question Multiple Choice – This exam must be passed in order to qualify for a certificate in our Fiber Optic Basic Theory 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 Optic Basic Theory lecture (either online or in person.)Item Type: Installer Training Exams TE-FOB Included
Lab: FOB – Hands-On Exercise Booklet – Manual Basic Theory Training Labs TL-FOB Included
Practical: FOB – Problem Solving Skills – Training Practicals Manual FOB Item Type: Basic Theory Training Practicals TP-FOB Included
Manual: FOB – Student Manual – Basic Theory Training Manuals TM-FOB Included
Certificate: FOB – 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-FOB $150.00



Schedule & Registration

Schedule – Headquarters/Quakertown, PA
Jan 7, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Feb 4, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Mar 3, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Apr 7, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Apr 28, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Jun 2, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Jul 7, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Jul 28, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Sep 1, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Sep 29, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Nov 4, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Dec 1, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00

 

Schedule – USA Locations
Jan 21, 2020 Baltimore, MD $950.00
Jan 28, 2020 Dallas, TX $950.00
Jan 28, 2020 Mahwah, NJ $950.00
Feb 11, 2020 Las Vegas, NV $950.00
Feb 18, 2020 Philadelphia, PA $950.00
Feb 25, 2020 Atlanta, GA $950.00
Mar 17, 2020 Houston, TX $950.00
Mar 17, 2020 Rochester, NY $950.00
Mar 24, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $950.00
Mar 24, 2020 Denver, CO $950.00
Mar 31, 2020 Raleigh, NC $950.00
Mar 31, 2020 San Diego, CA $950.00
Apr 21, 2020 Boston, MA $950.00
Apr 21, 2020 Pittsburgh, PA $950.00
Apr 28, 2020 Orlando, FL $950.00
May 12, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $950.00
May 12, 2020 Indianapolis, IN $950.00
May 19, 2020 San Antonio, TX $950.00
Jun 16, 2020 Denver, CO $950.00
Jun 23, 2020 Las Vegas, NV $950.00
Jun 23, 2020 Mahwah, NJ $950.00
Jun 30, 2020 Anchorage, AK $950.00
Jun 30, 2020 Kansas City, MO $950.00
Jul 14, 2020 Atlanta, GA $950.00
Jul 14, 2020 Portland, OR $950.00
Jul 21, 2020 Philadelphia, PA $950.00
Jul 28, 2020 Dallas, TX $950.00
Aug 4, 2020 Boston, MA $950.00
Aug 18, 2020 Orlando, FL $950.00
Aug 25, 2020 Denver, CO $950.00
Sep 1, 2020 Rochester, NY $950.00
Sep 9, 2020 Mahwah, NJ $950.00
Sep 15, 2020 San Francisco, CA $950.00
Sep 22, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $950.00
Sep 22, 2020 Houston, TX $950.00
Sep 22, 2020 Raleigh, NC $950.00
Sep 29, 2020 Boston, MA $950.00
Oct 6, 2020 Las Vegas, NV $950.00
Oct 27, 2020 New Orleans, LA $950.00
Oct 27, 2020 Pittsburgh, PA $950.00
Nov 4, 2020 San Antonio, TX $950.00
Nov 10, 2020 Kansas City, MO $950.00
Nov 17, 2020 Denver, CO $950.00
Nov 24, 2020 Phoenix, AZ $950.00
Dec 15, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $950.00
Dec 15, 2020 Orlando, FL $950.00
Schedule – International Locations
Feb 25, 2020 Panama City, Panama $1,300.00
Mar 10, 2020 Dubai, UAE $1,300.00
Apr 7, 2020 Rome, Italy $1,300.00
Apr 14, 2020 Sydney, Australia $1,300.00
Apr 28, 2020 Queretaro, Mexico $1,300.00
May 26, 2020 St. Martin, Caribbean $1,300.00
May 26, 2020 Talofofo, Guam $1,300.00
Jun 23, 2020 Saskatoon, SK $1,300.00
Jul 7, 2020 Sao Paulo, Brazil $1,300.00
Jul 21, 2020 Copenhagen, Denmark $1,300.00
Aug 18, 2020 Calgary, Alberta $1,300.00
Aug 25, 2020 Istanbul, Turkey $1,300.00
Sep 9, 2020 Bogota, Colombia $1,300.00
Sep 15, 2020 Sydney, Australia $1,300.00
Oct 6, 2020 Panama City, Panama $1,300.00
Oct 19, 2020 Dubai, UAE $1,300.00
Nov 4, 2020 Santiago, Chile $1,300.00
Nov 24, 2020 Cape Town, South Africa $1,300.00

 

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.



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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.

Course Information

Fiber Optic Basic Theory training is designed for new or experienced workers who desire a fundamental knowledge of fiber optic theory and performance issues pertaining to today’s telecommunications industry. The TR-FOB course provides you with the basic knowledge and some hands-on practice that will give students a fundamental understanding of fiber optics and the basic principles and tools used. This course is perfect for those students interested in learning about fiber optic communications.

Course lectures must be taken online. Upon successful completion of the required online lectures and exams, the student will then attend the TR-FOB Hands-on training sessions scheduled. The hands-on training session is required to complete the Fiber Optic Basic Theory Certification.

Objectives
Course Synopsis
Target Audience
Labs
Certifications

Objectives

Fiber Optic Basic Theory training will provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to:

  • Strip and prepare cables for termination
  • Install a buffer tube fan-out kit on an outside plant cable
  • Install connectors on indoor simplex cable
  • Mechanical splice

Course Synopsis

  1. 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
      • 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
  2. Labs
    • Strip and prepare cables for termination
    • Install a buffer tube fanout kit on an outside plant cable
    • Install connectors on indoor simplex cable
    • Mechanical splice

Target Audience

Fiber Optic Basic Theory is designed for new or experienced personnel seeking a deeper understanding of the installation of fiber optic cabling systems.

Prerequisites

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 (link) 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.

Hands-On Labs

  • Strip and prepare cables for termination
  • Install a buffer tube fanout kit on an outside plant cable
  • Install connectors on indoor simplex cable
  • Mechanical splice

Certifications

Certificate: Fiber Optic Basic Theory – TFS – (TC-FOB)

Awarded to new or experienced personnel who demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of fiber optic theory, codes, standards and practices widely accepted in the telecommunications industry today and display a hands-on understanding of fiber preparation and termination.



Pricing

Description Item Code Price
Fiber Optic Basic Theory Training – The TR-FOB course provides you with the basic knowledge and some hands-on practice that will give students a fundamental understanding of fiber optics and the basic principles and tools used. This course is perfect for those students interested in learning about fiber optic communications. TR-FOB $950.00
Exam: FOB – 50 Question Multiple Choice – This exam must be passed in order to qualify for a certificate in our Fiber Optic Basic Theory 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 Optic Basic Theory lecture (either online or in person.)Item Type: Installer Training Exams TE-FOB Included
Lab: FOB – Hands-On Exercise Booklet – Manual Basic Theory Training Labs TL-FOB Included
Practical: FOB – Problem Solving Skills – Training Practicals Manual FOB Item Type: Basic Theory Training Practicals TP-FOB Included
Manual: FOB – Student Manual – Basic Theory Training Manuals TM-FOB Included
Certificate: FOB – 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-FOB $150.00



Schedule & Registration

Schedule – Headquarters/Quakertown, PA
Jan 7, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Feb 4, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Mar 3, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Apr 7, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Apr 28, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Jun 2, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Jul 7, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Jul 28, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Sep 1, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Sep 29, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Nov 4, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00
Dec 1, 2020 Quakertown, PA $950.00

 

Schedule – USA Locations
Jan 21, 2020 Baltimore, MD $950.00
Jan 28, 2020 Dallas, TX $950.00
Jan 28, 2020 Mahwah, NJ $950.00
Feb 11, 2020 Las Vegas, NV $950.00
Feb 18, 2020 Philadelphia, PA $950.00
Feb 25, 2020 Atlanta, GA $950.00
Mar 17, 2020 Houston, TX $950.00
Mar 17, 2020 Rochester, NY $950.00
Mar 24, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $950.00
Mar 24, 2020 Denver, CO $950.00
Mar 31, 2020 Raleigh, NC $950.00
Mar 31, 2020 San Diego, CA $950.00
Apr 21, 2020 Boston, MA $950.00
Apr 21, 2020 Pittsburgh, PA $950.00
Apr 28, 2020 Orlando, FL $950.00
May 12, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $950.00
May 12, 2020 Indianapolis, IN $950.00
May 19, 2020 San Antonio, TX $950.00
Jun 16, 2020 Denver, CO $950.00
Jun 23, 2020 Las Vegas, NV $950.00
Jun 23, 2020 Mahwah, NJ $950.00
Jun 30, 2020 Anchorage, AK $950.00
Jun 30, 2020 Kansas City, MO $950.00
Jul 14, 2020 Atlanta, GA $950.00
Jul 14, 2020 Portland, OR $950.00
Jul 21, 2020 Philadelphia, PA $950.00
Jul 28, 2020 Dallas, TX $950.00
Aug 4, 2020 Boston, MA $950.00
Aug 18, 2020 Orlando, FL $950.00
Aug 25, 2020 Denver, CO $950.00
Sep 1, 2020 Rochester, NY $950.00
Sep 9, 2020 Mahwah, NJ $950.00
Sep 15, 2020 San Francisco, CA $950.00
Sep 22, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $950.00
Sep 22, 2020 Houston, TX $950.00
Sep 22, 2020 Raleigh, NC $950.00
Sep 29, 2020 Boston, MA $950.00
Oct 6, 2020 Las Vegas, NV $950.00
Oct 27, 2020 New Orleans, LA $950.00
Oct 27, 2020 Pittsburgh, PA $950.00
Nov 4, 2020 San Antonio, TX $950.00
Nov 10, 2020 Kansas City, MO $950.00
Nov 17, 2020 Denver, CO $950.00
Nov 24, 2020 Phoenix, AZ $950.00
Dec 15, 2020 Brooklyn, NY $950.00
Dec 15, 2020 Orlando, FL $950.00
Schedule – International Locations
Feb 25, 2020 Panama City, Panama $1,300.00
Mar 10, 2020 Dubai, UAE $1,300.00
Apr 7, 2020 Rome, Italy $1,300.00
Apr 14, 2020 Sydney, Australia $1,300.00
Apr 28, 2020 Queretaro, Mexico $1,300.00
May 26, 2020 St. Martin, Caribbean $1,300.00
May 26, 2020 Talofofo, Guam $1,300.00
Jun 23, 2020 Saskatoon, SK $1,300.00
Jul 7, 2020 Sao Paulo, Brazil $1,300.00
Jul 21, 2020 Copenhagen, Denmark $1,300.00
Aug 18, 2020 Calgary, Alberta $1,300.00
Aug 25, 2020 Istanbul, Turkey $1,300.00
Sep 9, 2020 Bogota, Colombia $1,300.00
Sep 15, 2020 Sydney, Australia $1,300.00
Oct 6, 2020 Panama City, Panama $1,300.00
Oct 19, 2020 Dubai, UAE $1,300.00
Nov 4, 2020 Santiago, Chile $1,300.00
Nov 24, 2020 Cape Town, South Africa $1,300.00

 

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.