Fibre Optic training Manchester area with TNS Europe, we offer the industry approved C&G 3667-02 in fibre optics training. Taught by industry approved trainers, we have adopted the approach of 70-80-% hands on practical training.

Options for fibre optic training Manchester

You can choose a number of options from fibre optic training Manchester. These include outside plant (OSP) External, inside plant (ISP) Internal or choose the 4 day course which covers both internal and external fibre optic units, prices start from £1050.00 for just fibre optic training Manchester modules. The fibre optic training Birmingham course is ideal for both telecoms and data communications industries and is a well sought after qualification in high demand throughout the world and is recognised globally.

  • Qualification: City and Guilds 3667-02 Units 2 and 3
  • Awarding Body: City and Guilds
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Course Duration: 4 Days
  • Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
  • Instructor Ratio: 8:1
  • Cost: £1050.00 +vat
  • Payment Plans: Yes with various finance options available

About the fibre optic course

On completion of the course you will be able install, test and maintain fibre optic network cabling. This includes the following key skills

  • Fusion splicing external enclosures
  • Fusion splicing patch panels and optical distrubution frames (ODF)
  • OTDR Testing
  • Connectors
  • Overview of blown fibre
  • Identify fibre optic cables
  • And much more.

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to start a career in fibre optics, with a recognised industry qualification normally from city and guilds. The 3667-02 communications cabling course was designed for the industry by industry experts. You will learn the correct procedures of installation and testing of fibre network installation and carry out network testing using specialist test equipment including OTDR’s, insertion loss testing and much more.

We are one of a few selected training providers in the UK authorised to deliver the City and Guilds qualification even though we advertise fibre optics training Manchester, we are the only centre serving the north west and Manchester. We have over 20 years experience in the industry teaching leading edge qualifications this qualification forms part of the QCF programme, the courses are regularly updated to ensure it is kept up to date, the course refers to the industry standards for installation and testing these include ISO 11801, BS EN 50173, BS EN 50174 and many other installation standards

The course is delivered at our training centre in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire over 4 days during the week even though we advertise fibre optics training Manchester, we are the nearest city and guilds centre to Manchester and north west. We aim to deliver 70-80% hands on training, in our purpose built training centre, where you will learn the skills required to install, maintain and test fibre optic systems and use the latest test equipment. This four day course provides you with the skills and expertise to install and maintain fibre optic networks both internal and external, this qualification is recognised worldwide. If you add the FOA CFOT course you can work globally You will be taught in our purpose built training centre giving you 70-80% hands on practical experience

Throughout this course you will taught by industry leading instructors and consultants, you will learn the correct procedures for installations and testing for the following:

  • Fibre Optic Installation
  • Fibre optic termination
  • Fusion splicing
  • Mechanical splicing
  • Blown Fibre
  • Fibre Optic Maintenance Procedures
  • Insertion Loss Testing
  • OTDR Testing
  • Basic design principles

After completion you will be able to proficiently do the following:

  • Use an OTDR and other specialist testers
  • Identify faults
  • Use continuity testers
  • Carry out optical budget calculations
  • Certify cabling to the correct industry standard
  • Correctly terminate a variety of optical connectors
  • Terminate and Splice fibre optic cabling
  • Identify and terminate the correct optical fibres
  • Carry out site survey and estimate costings for an install
  • Compile test results
  • Carry out basic design of an fibre optic infrastructure

We have obtained a 95% first time pass rate on all our course even though they are closed book exams.

At the end of the course you will be required to pass a practical examination and two online City & Guilds exams using Evolve test platform, on successful completion you will be awarded the City & Guilds 3667-02 Fibre Optic certificate.

Qualification awarded

  • C&G 3667-02 Fibre Optic Cabling Internal
  • C&G 3667-02 Fibre Optic Cabling External Telecoms

To obtain an ECS card you must complete unit 1 Communication principles at an additional cost

On completion of the course you could apply for various roles with many different organisations, we cannot guarantee what job you will get. Your best option is to work through agencies.

  • Fibre Optic Jointer/Splicer
  • Fibre Broadband Engineer
  • Activation Engineer
  • Fibre Optic PON Engineer
  • Fibre Engineer
  •  Telecoms Engineer
  • and many other

There is a major skill shortage within the UK and further afield these are just a few of the job titles we see daily being advertised please remember we do not guarantee you will get a job

Finance and payment plans can be arranged this will allow you to spread the cost of your training course from 6 months up to 3 years this option is subject to you passing a credit check and obtaining finance to pay for the course.

more information can be found on the payment plan page here