Certified Fiber Optics Specialist Outside Plant (CFOS/O)



Instructor: Steven Hudson

Location: NWACC Bentonville Campus
Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies(building 18 on the map)

Room: Email will be sent out about location

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This 2-day specialist course is for students who will be directly involved with installing Outside Plant (OSP) Fiber Optics cabling. This is an add-on course to the FOA portfolio and can be taken concurrently with the CFOT course. Course topics include:

 • how to properly identify OSP fiber cabling types

• recognizing various outside plant closures used in OSP fiber installation

• how to install, prepare, terminate, splice, test and troubleshoot installed OSP fiber cable

This course prepares you to take the CFOS/O exam, given and graded at the end of the class, and sanctioned by the FOA. Pre-requisite: CFOT course completion within the preceding 12 months or have renewed their FOA membership within that timeframe prior to attending the courses. Tuition includes materials and one year membership to FOA.