Tri-County Technical College's Certified Fiber Optic Technician Certificate program is recognized by the US Department of Labor and sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA).
A well trained Fiber Optics Technician is in DEMAND in today's job market! A fiber optics technician maintains fiber optic cable systems that carry both voice and digital transmissions. Fiber optics technicians are persons in charge of working with optical fibers and cables which are used in sending and receiving communications data. They splice and fuse fibers, install cables beneath the ground and in the different parts of building structures, so that these could be used for telecommunications and other forms of communication.
The Certified Fiber Optics Certificate program prepares you to take the (Certified Fiber Optics Technician exam (CFOT), the Certified Fiber Optics Specialist/Splicing (CFOS/S) exam, and the Certified Fiber Optic Specialist/Testing & Maintenance (CFOS/T) Exam. Each exam is sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optics Association). The FOA is an international, non-profit organization that certifies fiber optic technicians, approves fiber optic technician training courses, and participates in the development of standards for the industry. The exam is given at the end of each class.
Students have the opportunity to earn three national certifications: Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT), the Certified Fiber Optics Specialist/Splicing (CFOS/S), and the Certified Fiber Optic Specialist/Testing & Maintenance (CFOS/T)
High School Diploma or Equivalent
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