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.
Program Name: Computer Network Electronics Technician Course
Frequency: Yearly and on demand
OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
Basics of fiber optics:
-Application The advantages and disadvantages of fiber optics:
Describe the transmitters and receivers used in fiber optics:
Describe how fiber optic cable is produced:
Describe the units of reference related to fiber optics:
-Wavelength and frequency
Describe the characteristics of fiber optic cables:
Perform relative power measurements on fiber cables and systems:
-Sources of loss
-Bending losses micro and macro
Safely handle fiber optic components:
-Keeping fibers clean
-Lasers and multimode fiber
-Loose tube and tight buffer
-FT4 FT6 Splicing:
Terminate fiber optic cables:
-Terminate ZIP cord
-Terminate indoor distribution cable
-Demonstrate safe handling practices
-Complete a Corning cleave and crimp termination
-Complete an anaerobic termination
-Complete a 3M Hotmelt termination
-Test completed cables and systems
TEXTS AND REFERENCES: Provided on-line.
EVALUATION: The instructor will provide the students with a written course evaluation scheme, which may include, but is not limited to, assessment by assignments, project work, quizzes, tests, laboratory evaluation, term and final examinations. Students must achieve a minimum of 60% in the laboratory portion of the course as well as in the classroom portion. Will be included with the Networking and Electronics Technician program. CCNA, A+
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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