Become a Certified Fiber Tech in our 4-Day Class
Students completing a simulated project
Our 4-Day, Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT) course is four days of training the FiberNexxt Way. Its our method of combining strong theory and practical application in lively, comfortable setting.
We have a 95% pass rate, you can rest assured you will be prepared for the Fiber Optic Association (FOA) certification exam at the end of the course. Our course prepares students for entry-level, fiber optics technician or contractor positions. Talk with one of our staff for more details at (678) 515-0115.
Our course prepares you for entry-level, fiber optics technician or contractor positions. Talk with one of our staff for more details at (678) 515-0115.
No experience is required to take this class. After registration, participants receive class preparation tips, in-class instruction materials, and skills training. Also, trainees learn on the same equipment used by actual field technicians.
Finally, the FOA certification is recognized by The U.S. Department of Labor recognizes FOA certification.
4-Day CFOT Class Schedule
CFOT Income Outlook
After CFOT certification, students have marketable industry skills. Typical entry-level jobs are field technician, junior splicing technician, or cable prep technician. According to Chron.com, the average salary for new technicians (1-4 years of experience) averages from $30,000-$52,000 annually or $13-$25 per hour. Factors such as experience, city, and skills influence pay, according to Payscale.com.
Fiber technician jobs fall under the category electrical power-line installers and repairers. Positions are in the telecommunications, building equipment contractors, and utility system construction companies, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS’), the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). It projects little to no change in job growth for fiber optic installers and repair technicians between 2020 and 2030 promising security and stability for the next decade.
What to Expect in a Career
New technicians typically begin as junior technicians doing prep or installation work. Fiber technicians go on to become fiber cable splicers, network engineers or telecommunications technicians.
Taking the CFOT 4-day course is the first step to a career in fiber optics. Obtaining certification says a student met a standard of preparation, knowledge, and skill. Participants build on certification with on-the-job training to become technicians and move on to become splicers, network engineers, or telecommunications technicians.
It is not too late to start a new career. Call or register for a class today!
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Line Installers and Repairers, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/line-installers-and-repairers.htm#tab-5, (visited October 24, 2021).
Average Entry-Level Fiber Optic Technician Hourly Pay, https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Fiber_Optic_Technician/Hourly_Rate/d09edfa0/Entry-Level, (visited October 24, 2021).