Fiber Optic Splicing Course

The Certified Fiber Optic Specialist Splicing (CFOS/S) training program is a two and a half day course. The course format is a mix of lecturing and hands-on practice. It will provide students with the opportunity to learn several techniques for splicing fiber together.

Intensive tutoring by the instructor will give each student ample opportunity to ask questions and receive one-on-one tutoring.

Quick Summary

The course is:

  • 2.5 days long
  • Continuous mentoring
  • 1.5 days practice
  • Quarter day review
  • CFOS/S exam

Tuition includes:

  • Class presentation
  • Class handouts
  • All lab supplies

Important Details:

  • $1100 + GST
  • First come first served
  • Please register online
All Inclusive Fee

Course tuition covers the following services and materials:

  • Lecture slides binder
  • All handouts
  • All lab supplies
  • CFOS/S exam fee
  • Wall mount certificate of completion from Nine Micron
  • Wallet sized official FOA certification card

All necessary hand tools and test equipment will be furnished by Nine Micron Inc.

This course equips you with the knowledge, skills and confidence so you will be ready to hit the ground running.
Full Description

The Certified Fiber Optic Specialist in Splicing course covers the intricacies of fusion splicing.

This course focuses on developing the skills needed to splice both single strand and ribbon strand fiber cable. Along the way, the student will learn about the problems that can arise. Things like splicing process planning, safety, fiber scrap management, workspace cleanliness, tool maintenance, cleaver cleaning and maintenance, splicer cleaning and maintenance.

A strong emphasis will be placed on practicing ribbon splicing. The student will have to learn how to prepare the ribbon, cleave the ribbon, and splice the ribbon. While it is a simple task, it is definitely not an easy task.

The cirriculum includes these topics:

  • Splicer maintenance
  • Cleaver maintenance
  • Mechanical splicing
  • Fusion splicing single strands
  • Fusion splicing ribbon strands
  • Troubleshooting splicing issues

If you are pursuing official FOA certification then you should have your CFOT already.

If you are not then you should have equivalent knowledge and experience in fiber optic communication technology and installation processes.

FOA School #311

Calgary Training Schedule

Nine Micron Inc provides regularly scheduled training in Calgary.

Check the Calgary Training Schedule