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Continuing Education

CFOT100 - Fiber Optics Certification

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Course Overview

Explore the basic theory and practical aspects of using fiber optic cables in different types of communications and data transmissions. Increase your knowledge and gain hands-on skills in fiber optics technology in preparation for earning your designation as a Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT). Examine the practical aspects of working with fiber optic cables, including connectorization, fusion splicing, testing, and more.

With the skills and knowledge gained in this course, you will be prepared to challenge the Fiber Optics Association exam. The FOA exam is administered on the last day of the course, and a mark of 70% is required to pass.

Recommended: Some prior knowledge of cabling, data transmission, and electronics

Required Materials: Safety Glasses

Upcoming Offerings

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Section Start/End Schedule
A02 Sep. 30 - Oct. 04, 2019 Mon, Tue, Thu, Wed, Fri
Hours Delivery Fees
35 hours Day $1,375
Meeting Times:
  • Sep. 30 to Oct. 3 - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 AM - 3:50 PM
  • Oct. 2 to 4 - Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  • Oct. 2 to 4 - Wednesday, Friday: 12:00 PM - 3:50 PM

A material fee of $75.00 will be added upon registration for the in class course package. Required text: FOA Reference Guide to Fiber Optics by Jim Hays (ISBN 1-4392-5387-0 available at NAIT Bookstore or Amazon.ca).

Section Start/End Schedule
A01 Jan. 06 - Jan. 10, 2020 Mon, Tue, Thu, Wed, Fri
Hours Delivery Fees
35 hours Day $1,375
Meeting Times:
  • Jan. 6 to 9 - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 AM - 3:50 PM
  • Jan. 8 to 10 - Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  • Jan. 8 to 10 - Wednesday, Friday: 12:00 PM - 3:50 PM

A material fee of $75.00 will be added upon registration for the in class course package. Required text: FOA Reference Guide to Fiber Optics by Jim Hays (ISBN 1-4392-5387-0 available at NAIT Bookstore or Amazon.ca).

Section Start/End Schedule
A02 Feb. 03 - Feb. 07, 2020 Mon, Tue, Thu, Wed, Fri
Hours Delivery Fees
35 hours Day $1,375
Meeting Times:
  • Feb. 3 to 6 - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 AM - 3:50 PM
  • Feb. 5 to 7 - Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  • Feb. 5 to 7 - Wednesday, Friday: 12:00 PM - 3:50 PM

A material fee of $75.00 will be added upon registration for the in class course package. Required text: FOA Reference Guide to Fiber Optics by Jim Hays (ISBN 1-4392-5387-0 available at NAIT Bookstore or Amazon.ca).

Section Start/End Schedule
A03 Mar. 30 - Apr. 03, 2020 Mon, Tue, Thu, Wed, Fri
Hours Delivery Fees
35 hours Day $1,375
Meeting Times:
  • Mar. 30 to Apr. 2 - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 AM - 3:50 PM
  • Apr. 1 to 3 - Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  • Apr. 1 to 3 - Wednesday, Friday: 12:00 PM - 3:50 PM

A material fee of $75.00 will be added upon registration for the in class course package. Required text: FOA Reference Guide to Fiber Optics by Jim Hays (ISBN 1-4392-5387-0 available at NAIT Bookstore or Amazon.ca).

*Day delivery ranges between 8 AM - 5 PM.
**Evening delivery ranges between 5 PM - 10 PM.