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Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT)
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First course in the series
Approved WIOA course
Approved for AR Workforce Center funding for eligible participants.
Contact the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services website to find location nearest you and speak with a Career Advisor to apply for funding or a scholarship for training.
Location: NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies
This introductory class is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optics Technician. The training combines theory and 85% hands-on activities to prepare the student to take the CFOT test that is sanctioned by the Fiber Optics Association (FOA). This course includes:
• how to identify fiber types
• the introduction of industry standards governing FTTD and FTTH (Fiber To The Desk and Home)
• recognizing various connectors used in fiber installation
• proper testing of installed fiber cable to existing standards
This course prepares the student to take the CFOT exam that is given and graded at the end of the class. Pre-requisites include: basic working knowledge of computers, ability to see and identify small items and able to speak and understand English. Tuition includes materials and three (3) year membership to FOA.
For more information, contact NWACC Workforce Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**This course is subject to cancellation if enrollment does not meet the minimum of 10 students
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**This course is subject to cancellation if it does not meet the required minimum enrollment