The Fiber Optic Association has developed curriculum guidelines for training course approval and only approves schools or training organizations meeting our standards. Schools or training organizations which offer training which meets FOA standards are listed on this website and are authorized to offer FOA certifications.
Note: ONLY schools which are listed here are FOA-Approved and authorized to offer FOA certifications. Schools listed here are required to offer FOA certifications to all students. If you have any questions regarding a school's status with the FOA, contact the FOA staff.
ATA College, located in El Cajon, California, was founded in 1996 and became nationally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) in 2000. ATA College currently offers thirteen diploma programs and five associate degrees. The Institute offers Fiber Optics programs ranging from 1 – 13 weeks, in traditional and hybrid formats. The Fiber Optics for Professionals program coursework is available online nationwide and concluded by an intensive one-week of on-campus hands-on practice, with tuition including travel, meals, and temporary lodging. ATA College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), a national accrediting agency of higher education institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and participates in Federal Financial Aid for applicable programs. ATA College is approved to operate by the State of California's Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) and designated as an approved training provider for CalJOBS through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014. ATA College is eligible to offer Veteran Benefits through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (USDVA). CFOT, CPCT, CFOS/H, CFOS/C, CFOS/S, CFOS/T, FOA Approved School # 143
Note:ONLY those schools which are listed on the FOA website are FOA-Approved and authorized to offer FOA certifications. Schools listed here are required to offer FOA certifications to students. If you have any questions regarding a school's status with the FOA, contact the FOA staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The listings on this page represent the most recent information available to the FOA. Contact the individual school for verification.
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