The certified fiber optic technician (FOA CFOT)  course provides delegates with not only the cabling aspect of networks but arms them with the skills to install fiber optics to the american US standards TIA standards, troubleshoot and maintain a fibre optic network. For someone who wants to do more.

The FOA CFOT is recognised across the Americas, Middle East, Africa and many other locations it trains technicians to a basic standard and then allows the individuals to become specialists in their own area of expertise like FTTx, Data Centres, Splicing, Testing and and many others. Please remember that if you need a ECS/EUSR you will need to complete the city & guilds fibre optic course as this is not recognised under the scheme.

  • Qualification: FOA CFOT Certified Fibre Optic Technician
  • Awarding Body: The Fibre Optics Association
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Course duration: 4 Days
  • Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
  • Instructor ratio: 8:1
  • Cost: £650.00 +vat or add on to C&G fibre Optic Fast Track course
  • Payment Plan: Yes, with various options

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 and also has it own job site for employers looking for qualified technicians to work on projects and telecom fibre networks. The course is broken down as follows:

  1. Fibre Optic Basics
  2. Fibre Optic Cabling Internal Networks
  3. Fibre Optic cabling External Networks (Telecoms)
  4. Fibre Testing

About The FOA

The FOA stands for Fiber Optics Association a corporation based in the united states set up to support the industry in the Americas, and now also has global coverage The FOA is a international non-profit educational organization that is chartered to promote professionalism in fiber optics through education, certification and standards. The FOA has grown to now being involved in numerous activities to educate the world about fiber optics and train the workers who design, build and operate the world’s fiber optic networks.

Paul Forster is the chief instructor at TNS and holds various FOA qualifications as well as many other vocational fibre optic and copper qualifications.

  • Technicians/Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Electricians
  • IT Managers
  • Anyone
  • Fibre optic basics
  • Fibre optic Cabling internal networks
  • Fibre Optic cabling External Networks (Telecoms)
  • Fibre testing
  • Basic design and much more

You have many to choose from, these include the following:

  • Fibre Engineer
  • Fibre optic jointer
  • Fibre Test Engineer
  • Telecoms Engineer
  • Commissioning Engineer
  • FTTH Engineer
  • Fibre Broadband Engineer

FOA CFOT On completion of the course you can progress onto other courses

The cost of the FOA CFOT course is £650.00 +vat. finance options available from 3-36 months including interest free