TTP310 – 32.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Fiber Optic DiagramThe Fiber Optic Installer Certification course is designed for technicians responsible for the layout, installation and/or maintenance of fiber optic cabling systems. The course provides certification through the Electronic Technicians Association (ETA) and covers fiber optic theory, codes, standards, and other practices widely accepted in the fiber optics industry. During training, participants have the opportunity for individual hands-on training while demonstrating individual installation skills, including fiber terminations, cable preparations, fusion splicing, OTDR, and optical loss testing. Students successfully completing the course will have met all requirements necessary to sit for the ETA Fiber Optics Installer Certification exam administered through TEEX.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


Student May Bring

It is recommended, but not required, participants bring company test sets and fusion splicers.


  • Overview of Fiber Optics
  • Safety
  • Applications, Advantages, and History of Fiber Optics
  • Fiber Optic System
  • Loss Factors
  • Fiber Optic Cable Installation
  • Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDER)
  • OTDER Quick Reference Guides
  • Fiber Optic Cable Preparation
  • Fiber Optic Splice Case
  • Fiber Splicing Preparation and Cleaving
  • Fusion Splicing
  • Mechanical Splicing
  • End Connectors

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for industry personnel who install/maintain fiber optic cables or systems.

Government Programs

  • GSA contract number: GS-02F-0003P. GSA customers, to register please contact or call (800) 723-3811 GSA Schedule logo

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

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