Date: March 11 - 12, 2021 Cost: $700.00 per student includes textbooks, study materials, CD, exams and consumables. Also, includes 1-year membership to the FOA. Details: 8:00am - 5:00pm Location: Butler CC - Andover 5000 Building This 2-day, 16-hour (*Appx.) program is designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optics networks. A focal point in the program is to offer a general, easy to understand, approach to fiber optics testing standards with little theory and considerable hands on activities. This comprehensive program explains the variety of testing standards, equipment and technological approaches used in fiber network testing and splicing and how to choose among them. This 85% hands on course explores the overall spectrum of testing and maintenance of singlemode fiber optics networks and provides a detailed overview and demonstration of various pieces of equipment used in testing and maintenance. Subject matter includes a detailed study of ANSI/TIA/EIA-526-(7)A, OTDR fundamentals and uses, OTDR vs. Insertion Loss Testing, Return Loss Testing, and Attenuation testing using the Power Source and Light Meter. This FOA sanctioned fiber optics course is recognized by the US Department of Labor. *Note: Actual number of hours may vary depending on number of students.