Broadband Fiber Optic Technician - Workforce Credential | Thomas Nelson Community College

Broadband Fiber Optic Technician - Workforce Credential

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Program Details
Industry Certification
Academic Division: 
Manufacturing & Construction Trades

This Fiber Optic Association approved & US Dept. of Labor recognized training course is appropriate for anyone interested in pursuing a professional certification in Fiber Optics (CFOT) & Premises Cabling (CPCT). Class presentations will consist of virtual classroom & on-ground hands-on-training.

This class is ideal for IT related personnel, Premise Cabling Techs, Network Designers, Fiber Optic Splicers and Technicians. Training is delivered by Alliant Global Strategies Inc.

Course Topics

Premise Cabling

  • UTP Cables 
  • Termination 
  • 66 and 110 blocks 
  • VHO Coax Term 
  • Plugs 
  • UTP Testing 
  • Standards

Fiber Optics

  • Scattering and Absorption 
  • Dispersion 
  • Laser Tube vs Tight Buffer 
  • Fiber Types
  • Mode Field Diameter
  • Optical Fiber Parameters
  • Frequency
  • Optical Networks and Safety


Upon successful completion of the course, graduates will receive:

  • Two Globally recognized credentials
  • CEUs (Continuing Education Credits)
  • 40-50 percent hands-on training

Register Online

Register for classes online using the Thomas Nelson Workforce Development registration system.

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