This ten-day, hands-on intensive program gives students the opportunity to earn four certifications from the Fiber Optic Association that are recognized throughout the world and aligned to industry standards. These credentials will remain valid for three years, after which they can be renewed by the student. Students can earn the following certifications: Certified Fiber Optic Technician, Certified Fiber Optic Specialists in Splicing, Certified Fiber Optic Specialists in Testing and Maintenance, Certified Fiber Optic Specialists in Outside Plant.
Local employers include Ward Cabling, LLC, Continental Divide Electric Cooperative, and Facebook Contractors.
Participant requirements: Students must be able to distinguish colors and have good finger dexterity. No prior workforce training is required.