Prerequisites

Prior to enrolling in *Outside Plant Fiber Optics Specialist (CFOS/O), you must have completed the specified prerequisites (if you have not taken a prerequisite, you can click on the catalog code link to see a list of upcoming course sections):

*Certified Fiber Optics Technician Certification (CFOT) $

This three-day course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. Students identify fiber types; recognize various connectors used in fiber installation; and install, terminate, splice and properly test installed fiber cable to existing standards. The course is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor, and the CFOT exam given on the final day is sanctioned by the Fiber Optics Association. Students must pass both the written and hands-on exams to successfully pass the certification.

If you have previously taken courses with us, check your Registration History to see if any of your past courses meet the prerequisites.


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