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

This course focuses on the installation of fiber optic cable related to FTTx, PON, and WDM networks as well as outside plant (OSP). It is intended for technicians involved in the design, installation, and/or testing of fiber networks.  This course is mapped to the CFOS/O (Certified Fiber Optic Specialist, Outside Plant Installation) certification and the CFOS/H (Certified Fiber Optic Specialist, Fiber to the Home/Premises/Curb/Node) certification by The Fiber Optic Association.

Learning Objectives

  • A. explain outside plant (OSP) in terms to installations, communication systems, components, constructions, and restoration
  • B. explain FTTx networks in terms of architecture, standards, components, installation, and testing
  • C. understand advanced testing, methods, and measurement errors

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.