This introductory 3-day course will prepare you for the growing demand for Fiber Optics Association (FOA) Certified Fiber Optic Technician. Classroom and hands-on lab exercises will prepare participants for the written and hands-on CFOT exam given the last day of the workshop. Participants will learn fiber optic basics, fiber optic components, installation, testing and standards. Lab exercises include basic cable handling, termination and splicing plus basic insertion loss testing with source and power meter and introduction to OTDRs. Course includes lunch, study materials, text book, CD, exam fee and certificate.