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Intelligent Transportation Systems

Our multi-level Fiber Optics for ITS, Traffic, Fire Alarm, and Communications Systems course offers three levels of certification training over five days. Students learn essential skills for the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Fiber Optics for ITS, Traffic, Fire Alarm, and Communication Systems certification requirements.

Technician Level I: Two days of classroom lecture on the physical layer: fiber optic theory, fiber types, cables, splicing, terminations, fiber management products, installation, testing, troubleshooting, and maintenance.

Field Technician Level II: Two days of hands-on exercises performing fiber optic cable preparation, splicing, OTDR operation, optical loss testing, restoration, and maintenance. Recommended for those who install and maintain fiber-optic intelligent transportation systems (ITS).

Design Technician Level II: One day of classroom lecture on system design, loss budgets, optical multiplexing, bidirectional transmission, bandwidth considerations, integration for voice, video, and data systems, and analog to digital ITS applications. Recommended for Maintenance and Operations Supervisors, Design Engineers, and ITS Managers.

Course Level

Introductory to intermediate. Beginners to experienced fiber technicians find the class and extensive hands on skills training beneficial.

Course Length

Technician Level I: Two days of classroom lecture
Field Technician Level II: Two days of hands-on exercises
Design Technician Level II: One day of classroom lecture

Certification Options

IMSA Fiber Optics for ITS, Traffic, Fire Alarm, and Communication Systems certifications

Course Content

Course overview

Members of the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) may take this course at either a previously-scheduled location, or by contacting their local IMSA chapter for IMSA-sponsored dates and locations.

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Sign up early to assure you won’t have to pay our late registration fee. Due to increased costs as we make changes close to course start dates, we impose a late fee of $250 when you register less than 21 days in advance. So please register early!

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