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FOA Certified Fibre Optic Technician

“The course was delivered in a way that was easy to understand, the instructor has great knowledge of fibre optics”

- James 11.01.2018


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Key Points:

Qualification : FOA Certified Fibre Optic Technician

Awarding Body : FOA

Prerequisites : FOA CFOT

Course Duration : 4 Days

Location : Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire

Instructor Ratio : 8:1

Total Cost: £750.00 + VAT

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About The FOA Certified Fibre Optic Technician Course:

The certified fibre optic technician (FOA CFOT)  course provides delegates with not only the cabling aspect of networks but arms them with the skills to install fiber optics to the american US standards TIA standards, troubleshoot and maintain a fibre optic network. For someone who wants to do more.

The FOA CFOT is recognised across the Americas, Middle East, Africa and many other locations it trains technicians to a basic standard and then allows the individuals to become specialists in their own area of expertise like FTTx, Data Centres, Splicing, Testing and and many others. Please remember that if you need a ECS/EUSR you will need to complete the city & guilds fibre optic course as this is not recognised under the scheme.

On completion of the course you will be able install, test and maintain fibre optic network cabling. This includes the following key skills:

  • Fusion splicing external enclosures

  • Fusion splicing patch panels and optical distribution frames (ODF)

  • OTDR Testing

  • Connectors

  • Identify fibre optic cables

  • And much more.


The FOA stands for Fibre Optics Association a corporation based in the united states set up to support the industry in the Americas, and now also has global coverage The FOA is a international non-profit educational organisation that is chartered to promote professionalism in fibre optics through education, certification and standards. 

The FOA has grown to now being involved in numerous activities to educate the world about fibre optics and train the workers who design, build and operate the world's fibre optic networks.

Paul Forster is an FOA and FIA certified trainer at TNS and holds various FOA qualifications as well as many other vocational fibre optic and copper qualifications.

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