Fiber Optics Technology

Duration: 3 Weeks

Course benefits

On completion of the course, you will fully understand Fibre Optics Technology and also perform Fibre Optics Splicing and  Testing using OTDR & Fusion Splicer equipment.


Telecommunications professionals involved in the installation and maintenance of their Company networks.


Basic understanding of Telecom and power.

Course outline

  • Health & safety
  • Optical fibre, the hazards, laser radiation
  • Fibre Optical transmission theory
  • Basic concepts of light, light transmission through optical fibre, elements in optical links, features & construction, advantages & disadvantages
  • System attenuation Microbending, temperature & alignment, fresnelreflection, numerical aperture, concentricity & eccentricity
  • Fibre Optic Cable types & specification
  • Fibre cables for specific applications, cable construction, OM1, OM2, OM3, OS1, specification & management
  • Optical passive connectors
  • APC, ultra/super PC,singlemode& multimode connectors
  • Tooling & fibre preparation
  • Hand tools, microscopes, polishing tools, stripping & cleaning
  • Fibre connectors & termination
  • ST, SC & S.F.F connectors, epoxy, pre-filled & anerobictermination, common usage, termination procedures, 'pigtail' splicing
  • Fibre installation techniques
  • Cable & hardware, fibre cable joint enclosures
  • Cable & fibre preparation, various organization trays
  • Fusion splicing:
  • Different fusion splicers; 'V' groove, semi & fully automatic Fibre testing & fault-finding
  • Optical Time Domain Reflectometer(OTDR) Testing, result interpretation, system requirements
  • Introductory OTDR Testing
  • Advanced OTDR Testing Course
  • OTDR Trace Analysis

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