3C Dynamics instructors have been training customers and building systems in the fiber optic industry since 1992. With our experience, we are confident that our services will provide the craftsperson with the highest quality instruction on the market.
We are an approved school for both the Fiber Optic Association (FOA) and Electronics Technician Association (ETA), offering certifications that will give the craftsperson the skills, knowledge and credibility necessary to set them apart in the industry. Bicsi members receive Continuing Education Credit towards their Bicsi certification requirements when taking the FLAN-302 or the FOT-202.
Our courses cover the full range of fiber optic systems, from installation techniques to proper testing and troubleshooting. Industry standards are also covered so the craftsperson can have a full understanding of how a fiber optic system should truly operate.
The following courses provide Bicsi Continuing Education Credits:
FLAN-302 (18 CEC's)
FOT-202 (10 CEC's)
FOC-101 (1 day connectorization class) - $525.00 per seat
Prepares the craftsperson to properly terminate fiber strand. Students will learn to terminate with both epoxy polish and no epoxy-no polish style connectors. The proper techniques along with fiber safety, theory and testing will be covered. Light Source/Power Meter and OTDR operations will be demonstrated.
FOS-201 (2 day splicing class) - $695.00 per seat
Prepares the craftsperson to properly splice and test a fiber strand. Students will learn to splice with a mechanical splice kit, single fiber fusion splicer and mass fusion splicer. Fiber safety, theory, and testing will be covered. Light Source/Power Meter and OTDR operations will be demonstrated.
FLAN-302 (3 day fiber certification class) - $1,100.00 per seat
Prepares the craftsperson to become a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. Students will have 3 days of class lecture and hands-on labs. Topics include: safety, fiber theory, fiber types and cable types. Basic cable installation, fiber terminations, fusion splicing along with link loss generation and OTDR testing are also included.
The hands on portion consists of proper cable access, termination and splicing. Students will build a 12 fiber single-mode and a 12 fiber multimode system. Students are required to test both systems and troubleshoot to identify any issues.
Students can also take the FOA-CFOT exam and apply for the CFOT certification or take the ETA-FOI exam and apply for the FOI certification. The exam is free of charge after taking this course.
*The FLAN-302 is worth 18 Bicsi Continuing Education Credits*
FOT-202 (2 day testing class) - $695.00 per seat
Prepares the craftsperson to properly test a fiber strand. Students will learn to accurately build link loss budgets, test, and troubleshoot both multimode and single-mode fiber links. Basic instruction includes safety, documentation, link loss budgets, as well as testing and trouble shooting operations. Hands-on portion includes use of Light Source/Power Meter as well as OTDR and VFL operations. Much work is done around case studies to help gain experience and understand the "why" in troubleshooting.
*The FOT-202 is worth 10 Bicsi Continuing Education Credits*
All stated pricing above assumes standard classes taught at 3C Dynamics in Statesville, NC. Customized training pricing will depend upon course content, location, and customer requirements.
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