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Certified Optical Fibre Installer (COFI) - for Core networks*

5 days

Available as a company onsite course only

 

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Purpose

Purpose

This course is designed specifically for installation and maintenance staff working on core telecom networks. It provides a broad knowledge of the components and equipment and highlights good working practices in order to inspire a professional approach to the job role. Practical sessions build the skills required to install, joint, terminate and test external fibre optic cabling links from end to end locations.

* The syllabus shown here is designed for staff involved with core networks. However versions of this certification are also available to cover Enterprise networks and Harsh environments.

All versions of this certification can be customised to meet specific requirements. Our intention is to provide the 'very best of class' installation training for corporate customers that require professional staff trained up to deal with high performance, critical or unusual networks.

Features

Features

  • Hands-on practical sessions using a range of equipment
  • Comprehensive, easy to read, course manaual
  • additional electronic resources, including review questions to prepare for the assessment
  • Pass the assessment to gain Certified Optical Fibre Installer (COFI) status
Key outcomes

Key outcomes

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appreciate how singlemode optical fibres work and the issues that can affect performance
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terminate fibre optic cables by splicing on pre-terminated pigtails or splice on connectors in an ODF
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recognise telecoms link components and appreciate why different types are required for different environments
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manage cabling in an ODF
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handle fibre optic cable and components correctly to ensure optimum performance
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carry out continuity and insertion loss testing
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work safely on fibre optic core networks
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use an OTDR correctly for optimum testing and troubleshooting of fibre optic links
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prepare fibre optic cabling for splicing within splice closures and ODFs
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make customer connections and patch circuits
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fusion splice and manage fibres in a splice closure
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methodically troubleshoot cabling links
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joint a customer drop cable into a main network cable
Role

Role

This course is a hands on task based, practical course for installation teams. It starts from basics so no prior knowledge is required but aims to take delegates through to a professional level in skills, knowledge and attitude. It also helps to remove incorrect working habits which might have been picked up from other cabling jobs. It can help if a team attends the course together along with their project supervisor or manager so everyone ends up working to the same professional standrds.

Typical job roles of attendees include: installation or cabling technician or engineer; project supervisor.

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Downloads

Please fill out the form below and we will send you our course guide which will include information on the course that you have requested.

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Purpose

This course is designed specifically for installation and maintenance staff working on core telecom networks. It provides a broad knowledge of the components and equipment and highlights good working practices in order to inspire a professional approach to the job role. Practical sessions build the skills required to install, joint, terminate and test external fibre optic cabling links from end to end locations.

* The syllabus shown here is designed for staff involved with core networks. However versions of this certification are also available to cover Enterprise networks and Harsh environments.

All versions of this certification can be customised to meet specific requirements. Our intention is to provide the 'very best of class' installation training for corporate customers that require professional staff trained up to deal with high performance, critical or unusual networks.



Features

  • Hands-on practical sessions using a range of equipment
  • Comprehensive, easy to read, course manaual
  • additional electronic resources, including review questions to prepare for the assessment
  • Pass the assessment to gain Certified Optical Fibre Installer (COFI) status


Key outcomes

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appreciate how singlemode optical fibres work and the issues that can affect performance
icon
terminate fibre optic cables by splicing on pre-terminated pigtails or splice on connectors in an ODF
icon
recognise telecoms link components and appreciate why different types are required for different environments
icon
manage cabling in an ODF
icon
handle fibre optic cable and components correctly to ensure optimum performance
icon
carry out continuity and insertion loss testing
icon
work safely on fibre optic core networks
icon
use an OTDR correctly for optimum testing and troubleshooting of fibre optic links
icon
prepare fibre optic cabling for splicing within splice closures and ODFs
icon
make customer connections and patch circuits
icon
fusion splice and manage fibres in a splice closure
icon
methodically troubleshoot cabling links
icon
joint a customer drop cable into a main network cable


Role

This course is a hands on task based, practical course for installation teams. It starts from basics so no prior knowledge is required but aims to take delegates through to a professional level in skills, knowledge and attitude. It also helps to remove incorrect working habits which might have been picked up from other cabling jobs. It can help if a team attends the course together along with their project supervisor or manager so everyone ends up working to the same professional standrds.

Typical job roles of attendees include: installation or cabling technician or engineer; project supervisor.



Downloads

Please fill out the form below and we will send you our course guide which will include information on the course that you have requested.

 

 

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