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Smart Manufacturing Training Program Virtual Information Session (WGB105-63)

Free

with Sheryll Reichwein

Calendar Jan 19, 2021 at 6 pm

Learn more about our Certified Manufacturing Associate and SACA C-101 Certified Industry 4.0 Associate - Basic Operations Program!

Register and you'll receive an email with instructions for joining our virtual Smart Manufacturing Information Session offered via Zoom. 

Are you looking for a career path in manufacturing? Training to be a machinist? Want upskilling courses in manufacturing technology?

Our virtual information session provides students with an opportunity to learn more about our FREE (grant-funded) Smart Manufacturing Program starting January 28th. Join us to explore the world of manufacturing and learn more about the fundamentals that will prepare you for an entry level position in manufacturing, or help you advance from an entry level position. This program will offer the opportunity for students to obtain two credentials in the manufacturing field: Certified Manufacturing Associate and SACA C-101 Certified Industry 4.0 Associate – Basic Operations. A 40-hour internship with a local employer is included.

Veterans, women, unemployed, underemployed and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Learn about career opportunities, pathways and credentials offered. Start the application process today!

This program is offered in partnership with MassHire Greater New Bedford Workforce Board and funded through the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development. All costs; tuition, course fees, and books are covered by the grant.  

Application Process Required

Questions? Call Mary Conklin, Program Coordinator, at 508-375-5010 or email workforce@capecod.edu

Certified Fiber Optic Technician - CFOT (WPG041-62)
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Certified Fiber Optic Technician - CFOT (WPG041-62)

$850

This introductory 3-day, 24-hour (*Approx.) fiber optic technician course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. This Fiber Optic Training combines theory and 85% hands-on activities to prepare the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) test that is sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optic Association) and given and graded the final class day.

This course also introduces the student to industry standards governing FTTD (Fiber To The Desk), FTTH (Fiber To The Home), and Distribution Cabling. Students will learn how to identify fiber types, recognize various connectors used in fiber installation; and install, terminate, splice, and properly test installed fiber cable to existing standards. This program explores the history and future of fiber optics and fiber optics capabilities, and basic testing and troubleshooting. Anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician should attend this class.

Note: The student must pass both the written and hands on exams to successfully pass this course.

Certified Fiber Optics Programs are offered in partnership with BDI Datalynk

Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance - CFOS/T (WPG042-62)
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Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance - CFOS/T (WPG042-62)

$775

This 2-day, 16-hour (actual hours may vary depending on number of students) program is designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optic 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 optic 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 course is recognized by The US Department of Labor and is sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA).

Prerequisite: FOA CFOT course. As of January 1, 2015, the student MUST have successfully passed the basic CFOT course within the preceding 12 months or have renewed their FOA membership within that time frame prior to attending the CFOS/T, CFOS/S, and/or the CFOS/O FOA Specialist courses offered by BDI Datalynk. There are no exceptions. Students are encouraged to register for all courses being offered at the individual locations with the understanding that the CFOT is the prerequisite for all other courses and it must be successfully completed first prior to attending any of the other specialist courses.

Certified Fiber Optics Programs are offered in partnership with BDI Datalynk

Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Splicing - CFOT/S (WPG043-62)
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Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Splicing - CFOT/S (WPG043-62)

$775

This 2-day, 16 hour (actual hours may vary depending on number of students) Splicing Specialist Training includes a complete PowerPoint presentation explaining the importance of high performance splicing and further details the points necessary to achieve these splices. The depth of this presentation is much greater than most textbooks and provides background information about splicing that is very important to the student. An overview of OTDR functions and trace understanding is also provided during this presentation. 85% hands-on classroom activities will provide training in both fusion and mechanical splicing of either single or multimode fiber optic cables.

Inside or outside plant fiber optic cable types will be utilized at instructor's discretion during these hands-on sessions along with fiber optics enclosures and splice trays. The student will be responsible for successfully making and testing both mechanical and fusion splices. In addition to the basic splicing activities outlined above, the student will further be required to correctly and efficiently install spliced fibers into splice trays and enclosures. The student will further be required to achieve a splice loss of less than 0.15 dB for all splices and demonstrate proficiency in interpretation of splice loss using OTDR splice traces.

This course is recognized by The US Department of Labor and is sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA).

Prerequisite: FOA CFOT course. As of January 1, 2015, the student MUST have successfully passed the basic CFOT course within the preceding 12 months or have renewed their FOA membership within that time frame prior to attending the CFOS/T, CFOS/S, and/or the CFOS/O FOA Specialist courses offered by BDI Datalynk. There are no exceptions. Students are encouraged to register for all courses being offered at the individual locations with the understanding that the CFOT is the prerequisite for all other courses and it must be successfully completed first prior to attending any of the other specialist courses.

Certified Fiber Optics Programs are offered in partnership with BDI Datalynk

Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control for the Tattoo and Piercing Artist (WHN148-66)

$99

with Dan Shea

Calendar Feb 3, 2021 at 3 pm

This course satisfies all OSHA standards for bloodborne pathogens and infection control in a tattoo or piercing parlor. This course is unique in providing workplace specific bloodborne pathogen training, differentiating it from generalized courses in BBP typically available to professionals.

Although this course is specialized to meet or exceed the certification needs of those working in a tattoo, piercing or electrology setting, all content is relevant and pertinent to all professions working with or around infectious agents.

The course covers: guidelines, precautions, infection control program elements, preventing transmission, hygiene, PPE use, and an in-depth approach to infectious agents.

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom guidance and instructions will be provided prior to the start of the course. 

Infection and Disease Control Basic Proficiency (WHN171-66)

$99

with Dan Shea

Calendar Apr 1, 2021

Our lives have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and these changes will be with us for years to come. This program will help individuals, especially front-line workers, flatten the curve by successfully completing this course and make our community and workplaces safer and more secure. The course covers: guidelines, precautions, preventing transmission, hygiene, PPE use including isolation protocol, and an in-depth approach to infectious agents including the most current infectious concern(s). Also included in this program are the following topics:

  • Sepsis awareness/prevention
  • COVID19 CMS guidelines
  • Cleaning, disinfection, sterilization

This program will be delivered online. Instructions for program set up will be provided in advance of the start date. 

Certified Fiber Optic Technician - CFOT (WPG041-68)

$850
Calendar Jul 12, 2021 at 8 am

This introductory 3-day, 24-hour (*Approx.) fiber optic technician course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. This Fiber Optic Training combines theory and 85% hands-on activities to prepare the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) test that is sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optic Association) and given and graded the final class day.

This course also introduces the student to industry standards governing FTTD (Fiber To The Desk), FTTH (Fiber To The Home), and Distribution Cabling. Students will learn how to identify fiber types, recognize various connectors used in fiber installation; and install, terminate, splice, and properly test installed fiber cable to existing standards. This program explores the history and future of fiber optics and fiber optics capabilities, and basic testing and troubleshooting. Anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician should attend this class.

Note: The student must pass both the written and hands on exams to successfully pass this course.

Certified Fiber Optics Programs are offered in partnership with BDI Datalynk

Full Course

Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance - CFOS/T (WPG042-68)

$775
Calendar Jul 15, 2021 at 8 am

This 2-day, 16-hour (actual hours may vary depending on number of students) program is designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optic 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 optic 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 course is recognized by The US Department of Labor and is sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA).

Prerequisite: FOA CFOT course. As of January 1, 2015, the student MUST have successfully passed the basic CFOT course within the preceding 12 months or have renewed their FOA membership within that time frame prior to attending the CFOS/T, CFOS/S, and/or the CFOS/O FOA Specialist courses offered by BDI Datalynk. There are no exceptions. Students are encouraged to register for all courses being offered at the individual locations with the understanding that the CFOT is the prerequisite for all other courses and it must be successfully completed first prior to attending any of the other specialist courses.

Certified Fiber Optics Programs are offered in partnership with BDI Datalynk

Full Course




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