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Fibre splicing  |    A 1 day   hands on   training course

Fibre splicing training course description

A short, concise hands on fibre optic cable splicing course providing comprehensive coverage of fibre splicing. Over 50% of the course is practical based.

What will you learn
  • Prepare cable for splicing.
  • Splice fibre optic cable.
Fibre splicing training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Those wishing to be able to splice fibre.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 1 day

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

Fibre splicing training course contents

  • Fibre optic essential review
  • Fibre cable types. SMF, MMF. Safe working practices. Cable handling issues.
    Hands on: Handling fibre optic cable.

  • Preparing fibre for splicing
  • Cutting and stripping tools, cleaving methods, fibre cleaning materials.
    Hands on: Fibre preparation.

  • Splicing
  • Joining fibres, splicers, fusion splicing, mechanical splicing, splicing procedure. cleaving, splicing parameters. Splicing vs. connectors. Which splice?
    Hands on: Splicing fibre.

  • Splice loss mechanisms
  • End gap, concentricity, end angle, NA mismatch, finish and dirt, coaxiality, Axial run out, core mismatch, back reflection.

  • Testing
  • Testing successful fibre splicing.
    Hands on: Testing spliced fibre.

Learning path



Based on customer ratings

K. B. Dover - Harbour Board:

"Course instructor knew the subject very well and answered all technical questions in an easy to understand manner. Excellent instructor!"

S. C. - QuinetiQ

"Good content, good lecture, good venue."

Training approach

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.