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ULTIMATE TESTING COPPER AND FIBER

1 DAY CLASS

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objective of this 1 day testing training course is to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the aspects of Category, OTDR testing, and Power Meter & Light Source testing.  This course is non-vendor specific, and allows participants to work "hands-on" with a wide variety of materials supplied by a number of leading manufacturers. You will acquire necessary information to effectively Test and Diagnose your copper and fiber optic cable plant.  General knowledge and/or experience with fiber optics and copper cabling is recommended for participation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Personnel responsible for the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of fiber optic networks.
  • Installers
  • System Network Engineers
  • System Managers
  • Field Technicians
  • Contractors
  • Communication Managers
  • Consultants/Architects
  • Sales / Tech Support

COURSE BENEFITS

  • Understand proper test procedure
  • Industry standards and loss budget
  • Evaluate cable types for testing
  • Prepare fiber ends for testing
  • Evaluate copper cable plant with a Category tester
  • Interpret Category tester test results and problems
  • Evaluate fiber optic cable plant with an OTDR
  • Interpret different types of OTDR events
  • Evaluate OTDR traces and identify cable problem areas
  • Perform Insertion Loss measurements
    using a power meter and light source
  • Evaluate your fiber optic network

COURSE ENABLES YOU TO

  • Test Category cables
  • Test multimode / singlemode fibers
  • Inspect and test your cable plant for fiber & copper
  • Troubleshoot fiber optic cable plants by interpreting OTDR measurements
  • Evaluate common cable damage during testing
  • Prepare cables for testing

COURSE OUTLINE

  • OTDR & Category standards
  • How to test and read results
  • How to document
  • How to use an OTDR  and Category tester
    as a diagnostic tool
  • Safety and Costs
  • Review of Standards
  • Applications
  • How to use a Power Meter and Light Source step-by-step

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Certified Instructors: EIA, SCA, FOA, and WCCC.  All instructors have a minimum of 20 years of experience in the wire and interconnect industry.  All instructors have taught a general fiber optics course for numerous clients such as Conrail, Verizon Telephone, Merck & Co., FAA, US Steel, DEC, IBM and many other corporate, government, and institutional clients.

COURSE FEE

The fee covers course tuition, manuals, and the use of all course materials.  A certificate will be awarded upon completion of the course. Any traveling, hotel accommodations, meals or parking expenses that may be incurred are not included. Payment must be received ten (10) business days prior to the course date. For on-site training, a minimum of 6 people will be required. CALL FOR PRICING at 717-715-1456.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation and full refund will be allowed if written cancellation is received in our office at least ten (10) business days prior to the course start date. Registrants who cancel more than three (3) business days in advance, will be refunded 50% of the course fee. Registrants who do not attend or cancel less than three (3) business days prior to the course start date are responsible for the full registration fee. Registrants may request to transfer to a later course date provided there is space available, the course fee is paid in full and the request is made seven (7) business days prior to the scheduled course date. Substitutions may be made at any time.

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Electronic Interface Associates
638 Fulton St.
Akron, PA 17501
717.715.1456
717.715.1457 (Fax)
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