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Certified Fiber Optics Technician - CFOT


This introductory 3-day, 24-hour (actual hours may vary depending on number of students) 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.

Course Format
In-person (on campus) at Cape Cod Community College. 

To register for this program, please add yourself to our Wait List. A CCAPE team member will be in contact to provide you with instructions for submitting your COVID-19 vaccination information and to process payment. 

Student COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
All programs with in-person (on campus) classroom instruction at Cape Cod Community College require students to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to participation. Requests for reasonable accommodation, including requests for a medical or religious exemption, will be considered consistent with applicable laws, legal guidance, and College policy. Masks are optional while indoors on campus.

Certified Fiber Optics Programs are offered in partnership with BDI Datalynk. 

  • Jan 9 - 11th, 2023
    Mon - Wed from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cape Cod Community College - Main Campus


2240 Iyannough Road
West Barnstable, MA 02668 Get directions

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