Installation, Test, and Maintenance of Fiber Optic Networks plus

I. THEORY (14 lessons)

  • How to work safely.
  • Basic concepts and units in optical communications.
  • Cable optical communication system elements.
  • Optical fiber – structure and operating wavelength range. Attenuation and dispersion.
  • Optical fiber types according to ITU-T.
  • Color codes.
  • Optical power loss. Calculation of the optical line budget.
  • Wavelength multiplexing (WDM) – CWDM and DWDM.
  • Passive optical networks (PON) – types, topology, and a principle of operation.
  • Designing of passive optical network and active equipment installation.
  • Connecting optical fiber.
  • Fiber optic splicing.
  • Overview of optical measurement devices.
  • Measuring optical power and optical line loss.
  • Working with an optical reflectometer – the principle of operation, operating modes, basic settings, events analysis, and anomalies.

 II. HANDS-ON EXERCISE (17 lessons)

  • Arc fusion splicers – a principle of operation and basic settings.
  • Splicer and cleaver maintenance. Common problems and repairing.
  • Cable preparation for installation.
  • Installation of an optical cable into an optical splice closure, ODF, and wall-mountable box.
  • Implementation of cable mid-span access.
  • Arranging optical fibers in a splice tray.
  • Measuring link loss with OLS and OPM.
  • Measuring of optical line parameters with OTDR, events analysis.



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Installers – Fiber Optic Networks

This 3-day training is specially created to improve the hands-on skills of field technicians and installers of optical passive devices, wall-mounted boxes, optical closures, and ODF. It gives the students a basic theory needed to better understand the installation process and fieldwork. Also motivates the employees to keep good practices in their work.

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The best training course that gives deep theoretical pieces of knowledge and very good hands-on skills. Includes theory, practice, and measurement.

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