City & Guilds 3667-02 Fibre Course

5 Days 

£945 ex VAT


City & Guilds 3667: Unit 2 Internal Fibre & Unit 3 External Fibre

Features of fibre, telecommunications & basic system components

Optical Fibre Basics
Structure, materials, light propagation, MM & SM specifications

Fibre Safety
Fibre sharps, chemicals, optical & environmental hazards

Internal & external cables, types & features

Joining Fibres
Problems, methods & typical specifications

Fibre Connectors
Principles & connector types

Cable Preparation
Tools & techniques

Fibre Splicing
Principles, fusion technology, fibre preparation, mechanical splices

Fitting connectors, techniques, inspection & acceptance criteria

Cable Joint Enclosures
Requirements, types & ODFs

Installation Methods
Pulling, laying & blowing

Optical Components
Transmitters & Receivers, amplifiers, couplers/splitters, WDMs

Fibre Testing
Continuity, VFL, ILM, OTDR basics & fault locating

OTDR Set-Up & Use
Wavelengths, range, pulse width, group index

Testing Configurations
Cable drum acceptance tests & installed system tests

Measurement Problems
Launch problems, ghosts, “gainers”, and saturation & linearity problems

Course Review

Assessment of practical skills for each of the two qualifications, plus on-line, multiple choice tests for each unit

Who Should Attend?
Installation technicians and supervisors who will be installing either telecoms or datacoms fibre optic systems

Managers and engineers who require an introduction to theoretical and practical aspects of fibre optics

Test engineers who will be required to perform fibre optics system characterisation or acceptance testing

Maintenance staff who will be required to perform routine maintenance or emergency fault finding and repair