CSCU 0093: Fiber Optics Inside Plant

CSCU 0093: Fiber Optics Inside Plant

  • Tuition: $1,750 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount is $1,575)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

Students will learn the basics of fiber types, manufacturing, advantages and theory. Lectures will be given on connector types, standards and safety. Components will be discussed and evaluated. Hands on lab will provide students with the opportunity to assemble various connectors and test them using power meters and the source. The use of hand tools, strippers, scribes, epoxy, etc. will conclude the training.

This course has been designed for contractors, union craftsman, electricians, technicians, installers, splicers, LAN managers/administrators, end-users, engineers, MIS managers, facilities managers, architects and developers, systems engineers, telecom managers and anyone involved in repairing, installing, maintaining, designing, evaluating, or provisioning cable, fiber optic cables and optical networks. This course is 16 hours and equivalent to 1.6 CEUs.

Students will:

  • Discuss the history of fiber optics & evolution of fiber.
  • Discuss fiber types and manufacturing methods
  • Discuss fiber optic theory and waveguide functions
  • Understand Optical Dispersion and Pulse Spreading Issues
  • Describe various cables types and proper installation methods
  • Describe Safe Optical and Physical Work Practices
  • Discuss LAN specifications and standards
  • Perform ST & SC style connector assemblies
  • Perform optical loss testing on jumpers and cable assemblies
  • Understand OTDR basic operation and testing methods