Fiber Optics for Utilities

Fiber Optics for Utilities

These courses are designed for those who specify, design, install, or maintain aerial and underground fiber optics systems. Students learn the latest fiber optic technology and equipment, as well as how to perform splicing, terminations, testing, and troubleshooting.

Fiber Optics for Utilities Level 1 Technician

This three-day instructor-led course teaches basic fiber optic theory and the products used in fiber networks, focusing on the proper installation and maintenance of aerial and underground utility fiber optic systems. Hands-on skills training includes splicing, termination, testing, and troubleshooting to increase efficiency, reliability, and deployment speed in the field.

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Audience: Installers and technicians in the utilities telecom industry

Prerequisite: Fiber Foundations recommended, but not required

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

Course Length: 3 days: 1.5 days of classroom learning and 1.5 days of hands-on skills training

Certification (Optional): UTC Fiber Optic Professional Level 1 Technician

Course Content: Detailed Course Outline - Course Overview

Fiber Optics for Utilities Level 2 Designer

This one-day instructor-led course examines fiber optic design parameters, cable management alternatives, route planning, optical testing requirements, test results interpretation, and cable system design.

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Audience: Those involved in the design, administration, operation, and supervision of utility-based fiber optic networks

Prerequisite: Fiber Optics 1-2-3, Fiber Optics for Utilities Level 1 Technician or equivalent field experience

Course Level: Intermediate to expert

Course Length: 1 day of classroom learning

Certification (Optional): UTC Fiber Optic Professional Level 2 Designer

Course Content: Detailed Course Outline - Course Overview

Fiber Optics for Utilities Level 3 Advanced Designer

This one-day instructor-led course focuses on DWDM systems and transmission impairments such as PMD and CD that limit the bandwidth and operating rates of fiber optic transmission systems. It covers xWDM theory and applications with a special emphasis on fiber dispersion limits and system design considerations.

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Audience: Outside plant and network engineers

Prerequisite: Fiber Optics for Utilities Level 2 Designer

Course Level: Intermediate to expert

Course Length: 1 day of classroom learning

Certification (Optional): UTC Fiber Optic Professional Level 3 Advanced Designer

Course Content: Detailed Course Outline - Course Overview

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