National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course provides advanced knowledge related to splicing, connectors, and testing fiber optics.  Students will learn to splice fibers using fusion and mechanical splices while also learning termination and testing techniques. This course is mapped to the CFOS/S (Certified Fiber Optic Specialist, Splicing) certification and the CFOS/T (Certified Fiber Optic Specialist, Testing) certification by The Fiber Optic Association.

Learning Objectives

  • A. explain splicing types, processes, and equipment needed
  • B. operate equipment and tools to conduct fusion and mechanical splices
  • C. test fiber cabling using various methods
  • D. explain test methods and instruments needed.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.