A hands on course covering installation, splicing and testing of fibre optic cabling.
Cable installation professionals.
Physics of light, optical modes, light propagation, light guiding, dispersion, light spectrum, fibre versus copper comparison, fibre cable types and their uses, WDM and DWDM.
Single mode, Multi mode, diameters, step-index fibre, graded index fibre, loose tube, tight buffered, cable jackets, distance limitations, indoor versus outdoors.
ST, SC, FC and other connectors, termination methods, joint enclosures, transmitters, light sources, laser, LED, receivers, detectors.
BS.7718. Safe working practices, site surveys, recommended installation procedures, cable handling issues, bending radius, techniques and tools, documentation.
Joining fibres, splicers, fusion splicing, mechanical splicing, splicing procedure, cleaving, splicing parameters, splicing vs. connectors.
Power measurement, loss measurement, return loss measurement, receiver sensitivity measurement, budget calculations.
Optical power meter, optical light source, optical attenuator, return loss meter, continuity testing, insertion loss testing, OTDR features and principles, OTDR capabilities and limitations, using an OTDR, troubleshooting.
"Enjoyed the course and can take away a broader knowledge of fibre cabling."
"This was a great course that allowed me to understand things in detail."
This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.