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.