Advanced Fiber Optics Technician

This FOA Accredited and Certificated Advanced Fiber Optic Technician Course is designed for anyone who is already familiar with fiber optic technology and installation.

Designed for Advanced Fiber Optic Technicians

Fiber OpticsSubNet are a FOA (Fiber Optics Association) approved course provider: This FOA Accredited and Certificated Advanced Fiber Optic Technician Course is designed for anyone who is already familiar with fiber optic technology and installation seeking a greater understanding of Fiber Optic Component, Network Design, Installation and Trouble Shooting. This program provides extensive hands-on practice on OTDR experience, Termination, Splicing and Basic Fiber Optic Network Design with at least 75% hands-on activities.

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Advanced Fiber Optic Technician Overview

Our mission is to prepare our students for work in any field utilizing advanced fiber optic technologies who after passing this course will be competently able to analyze with confidence any fiber cables, networks or installations and make recommendations to improve or repair the system efficiently.

Competencies Gained

Fiber OpticsUsing our quality Fusion Splicing Machines and other professional tools such as OTDR, students will prove their competence in the following:

  • OTDR Introduction
  • Operations and Functions of an OTDR
  • Cable Management Methods
  • Building Cable Installation
  • Light Sources and Wavelengths
  • Optical Fiber and Cable Construction
  • End Prep Installation Methods
  • Optical Transmitters and Receivers
  • Fanout and Breakout Kit Installation
  • Fusion and Mechanical Splicing
  • Splice Case Installation
  • Optical Loss Testing Equipment
  • Power Budget Calculations
  • Network Construction

Why Choose SubNet Services

  • SubNet Are Members of The Fiber Optics Association
  • SubNet use Task Based Competence Training
  • SubNet Issue FOA Certification to Competent Delegates
  • Easy to Get to Training Location in Manila Asia (budget airlines)
  • OR We can come to your World Location with our Training Pack
  • Cost and Time Effective for Business
  • We also Supply Experienced Fiber Optic Technicians World Wide
  • We Have trained Technicians for Major Clients in Europe-MidEast – Far East – Americas and Asia/Australasia

Who Should Attend The Course

Fiber OpticsAnyone who is to be employed in design, configuration, installation, testing, troubleshooting, maintenance of Fiber Optic Systems: Technicians, System Analysts, Design Engineers, Managers, Telecommunication Professionals, Electronics Technicians, Electrical and Mechanical Technicians, Marine Electronics Technicians, Oilfield Technicians, ROV Technicians etc.


FOAA SubNet Certificate of Attendance is issued as standard and SubNet can (recommended) give the student the FOA (The Fiber Optic Association) AFOT certification exam immediately after the course ends and certification issued for the standard fee.

AFOT Course Syllabus

Day 1

  • Fiber Optic Installation
  • Installation types: Outside Plant vs. Premises
  • Installation practices
  • Termination and splicing

Day 2

  • Designing networks
  • Choosing appropriate components
  • Link loss Budgets

Day 3

  • Testing and Troubleshooting
  • Testing requirements and standards
  • Insertion loss vs. OTDRs
  • Interpreting test results
  • Using OLTS (optical loss test sets)
  • Using OTDRs


  • Participants must have a basic knowledge in Fiber Optics.
  • For those who are seeking AFOT (FOA) Certification then they must hold a CFOT certificate which can be gained from our CFOT course.


  • At our technical Training Centre Manila, Philippines OR
  • We come to your Country Location and deliver the training at your Location or Hotel etc.

Course Duration

  • 3 days or 24 hours + FOA Certification Exam Time

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