• CFOT® – Certified Fiber Optic Technician –

    is the primary Fiber Optic Association, INC (FOA)FOA certification for all fiber optic technicians. CFOTs have a broad knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) in fiber optics that can be applied to almost any job – design, installation, operation – and for almost any application using fiber optic communications.

    Prerequisites: None, online course Fiber U Basic Fiber Optics recommended for all students to prepare for the classroom courses or direct exam

    What To Expect In Training Programs For CFOT Certification
    To qualify for CFOT® Certified Fiber Optic Technician certification, a training program will cover at least the following topics:

    • Overview of  fiber optic applications and installations
    • Communications systems utilizing fiber optics
    • Fiber optic components appropriate for fiber optic networks
    • Installation of premises and outside plant fiber optic cable
    • Splicing and termination
    • Testing fiber optic components and cable plants
    • Hands-On Lab Exercises including hands-on splicing, termination and