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Fiber Optics Certificate

This certificate is an introduction to fiber optics technology. Topics include fusion and mechanical splicing, fiber connectivity, optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR), and other specialized test equipment operations. System design, installation, troubleshooting, and repair are emphasized. Courses in communication theory and copper cabling are included in the certificate, producing a technician with a wide variety of skills.

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This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in a wide variety of positions in the telecommunication and fiber optic industry. It is also valuable for people working in the industry to upgrade their skill level to include the newest advancements in fiber technology.

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:


Course List: Required Program

   ET 115 Fiber Optics and Telecommunication Cabling      4 Units 

   ET 302 Principles of Electricity and Electronics               4 Units

   ET 388 Fiber Optics                                                    4 Units

                                                             Total Units: 12