About The Fibre Optics Association

The Fibre Optic Association offers a wide range of fibre optic and copper cabling certifications that are recognised around the globe. The FOA works in the industry to ensure their qualifications meets the industry requirements of vendors and end users.


The FOA is a non-profit organisation which is headed up in the United States, each course is specifically designed to meet the current and future requirements ensuring that organisations and individuals are kept up to date with changes that may occur.

These qualifications can lead to jobs and the FOA has its own job site where delegates can find employment worldwide where potential employers are looking for individuals with the FOA qualification.

TNS Europe is authorised to deliver the full FOA curriculum worldwide and also at our main training centre based in Staffordshire. We were selected by the FOA because of our knowledge and expertise in fibre optics and data structured cabling training, and all of our instructors met the strict criteria. All our instructors are verified and hold the FOA Certified Fibre Optic Specialist Instructors qualification.