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Advanced OSP Technician


This four-day course includes 8 hours of classroom learning and 24 hours of hands-on labs exercises focused on specific fiber optic, outside plant disciplines. Developed as the “next level” of training, this class teaches more advanced knowledge and skills to students that have already had formal introductory classes or several years of experience working with fiber optics. 
The course material is designed for advancing a technician’s fiber installation skills and technology knowledge. This includes introductory content for FTTx and xWDM systems as well as OSP skills like emergency restoration and fiber characterization.


Requires basic knowledge of fiber optic theory and terminology, as well as field experience, or formal training such as the Fiber Optics 1-2-3 course or an equivalent.

Course Length

One day of theory and applications review and three days of hands-on skills learning.

Certifications and Credits

ETA Fiber Optic Technician–Outside Plant (FOT-OSP) certification
BICSI Continuing Education Credits (BICSI ITS CECs)
Light Brigade Certificate of Completion

Course Content

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