Fiber Optics Certifications | Washtenaw Community College

Earn Three Fiber Optics Certifications In One Week! Get the experience you need.

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Certified Fiber Optics Training

These classes provide the hands-on learning you need to succeed as a fiber optic technician: CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician), the CFOS/O (Certified Fiber Optics Specialist – Outside Plant), and the CFOS/T (Certified Fiber Optics Specialist In Testing And Maintenance). Learn more about fiber optic technicians and fiber optic cables.

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Fiber Optic Workers

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85% Hands-On Activities

Fiber installation, splicing, and testing.

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Immediate Results

Earn a fiber optics certification in as little as two days or get all three in just one week!

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In Detroit, Mich. alone, salaries for certified fiber optics technicians are 30% higher than the national average*.

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Our fiber optics certification program costs less than other programs available.* Certification test vouchers included in the class fee.

*Based on competitive research.

Register For These In-Demand Certifications

Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT)

In this introductory three-day class, you will learn:

  • Industry standards Fiber-to-the-Desk (FTTD), Fiber-to-the Home (FTTH), and Distribution Cabling
  • Methods for identifying fiber types and various connectors used in fiber installation
  • Install, terminate, splice, and properly test installed fiber cable to existing standards
  • Fiber optics certification by the FOA (Fiber Optics Association)

Mandatory Fee: $700.00 (save an average of 66%)

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Certified Fiber Optic Specialist/Splicing (CFOS/S)

In this two-day class, you will:

  1. Understand the process and procedures of high-performance fusion and mechanical splicing of single and multimode fiber optic cables.
  2. Learn how to make, test and install spliced fibers into enclosures and splice trays.

Mandatory fee: $675

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Certified Fiber Optics Specialist In Testing And Maintenance (CFOS/T)

In this two-day class, you will:

  • Learn testing and maintenance of fiber optics networks
  • Learn testing standards, equipment, and technology used in fiber network testing and splicing
  • Learn fiber optics testing and maintenance of single mode fiber optics network

Mandatory Fee: $675.00

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Included: All books, study materials, exams, and a 1-year membership to the FOA.

Which certification is right for you? Inquire now for more information

These classes are recognized by The U.S. Department of Labor and sanctioned and approved by: