This is a specialist application certification covering fiber optic network design intended for managers or technicians involved in the design or installation of fiber networks.
Prerequisites: CFOT, CPCT or equivalent basic knowledge of fiber optics and communications networks.
What To Expect In Training Programs For Design Specialist Certification
To qualify for Certified Fiber Optic Specialist/Design certification, you will cover the following topics:
Introduction to fiber optic design
Overview of Fiber Optic Installations both outside plant and premises
Planning A Fiber Optic Network
Design Review (Component compatibilities, Power budget, Environmental requirements etc.)
Testing And documentation
Writing A Project Specification and other documentation
Lab Exercises including case studies covering designing several networks, at least one premises and one outside plant.