Fibre Optic Fast Track Course

Fibre Fast Track Course

This course provides delegates with the correct skills to install, terminate, maintain and fault find fibre optic networks in multiple environments. This course in fibre optics is recognised worldwide and is endorsed by the City and guilds and the Fibre Optics Industry Association (FIA) and now Emtelle as we have included the Emtelle accreditation as part of the fibre fast track course. It is also the UK and European industry standard in fibre optic installation and testing.

  • Qualification: 3667-02 Communications Cabling Units 2 & 3 & Emtelle Blown Fibre
  • Awarding Body: City and Guilds & Emtelle
  • CSCS: Yes with unit 1
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Instructor ratio: 8:1
  • Who is it taught by: Qualified CFOS/I and City and Guilds Instructors
  • Course duration: 4 Days
  • Cost: £1050.00 +vat 0% Finance available over 12 months
  • Location: Staffordshire

About The Fibre Optics Fast Track Course

The course is designed so you can install, test and maintain fibre optic networks, anyone who wants to start a career in fibre optics will be required to have a recognised industry qualification normally the city and guilds 3667-02 the course was designed for the industry by industry experts. You will learn the correct procedures of installation and testing of fibre network installation and carry out network testing using specialist test equipment including OTDR’s, insertion loss testing and much more.

TNS Europe have now included Emtelle Blown fibre training as standard as part of the main fibre fast track course, You will be come an accredited installer of Emtelle FibreFlow products allowing you to obtain the approved installer status for yourself or your organisation. This qualification is highly sought after as more fibre optic installations move towards blown fibre solutions.

Why should you choose us?

We are one of a few selected training providers in the UK authorised to deliver the City and Guilds qualification. We have over 20 years experience in the industry teaching leading edge qualifications this qualification forms part of the QCF programme, the courses are regularly updated to ensure it is kept up to date, the course refers to the industry standards for installation and testing these include ISO 11801, BS EN 50173, BS EN 50174 and many other installation standards.

The course is delivered at our training centre in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire over 4 days during the week, where you will get 70-80% hands on training, in our purpose built training centre, where you will learn the skills required to install, maintain and test fibre optic systems and use the latest test equipment. This four day course provides you with the skills and expertise to install and maintain fibre optic networks both internal and external, this qualification is recognised worldwide. You will be taught in our purpose built training centre giving you 70-80% hands on practical experience.

  • Who is it for?
  • What will I learn?
  • What jobs can I do?
  • What will i get?
  • Fibre Optic Environments
  • Price

Who is it for?

The course is designed for new entrants or experienced engineers in telecoms or data communications, all our courses are 60-70% hands on practical so you gain maximum hands on training in a real world environment. Our centre is dedicated to the industry and we pride ourselves on being the best in the industry. It is also suitable for the following:

  • Technicians/Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Electricians
  • IT Managers
  • Anyone

What will I learn?

Throughout this course you will taught by industry leading instructors and consultants, you will learn the correct procedures for installations and testing for the following:

  • Fibre Optic Installation
  • Fibre optic termination
  • Fusion splicing
  • Mechanical splicing
  • Blown Fibre
  • Fibre Optic Maintenance Procedures
  • Insertion Loss Testing
  • OTDR Testing
  • Basic design principles

After completion you will be able to proficiently do the following:

  • Use an OTDR and other specialist testers
  • Identify faults
  • Use continuity testers
  • Carry out optical budget calculations
  • Certify cabling to the correct industry standard
  • Correctly terminate a variety of optical connectors
  • Terminate and Splice fibre optic cabling
  • Identify and terminate the correct optical fibres
  • Carry out site survey and estimate costings for an install
  • Compile test results
  • Carry out basic design of an fibre optic infrastructure

We have a 100% first time pass rate on all our course even though they are closed book exams.

What jobs can I do?

Some of the roles you can do when you complete the course with us are as follows:

  • Fibre Engineer
  • Blown Fibre Engineer
  • Telecoms Engineer
  • Fibre Test Engineer
  • Data centre engineer
  • Commissioning Engineer
  • Fibre Broadband Engineer
  • FTTH Engineer
  • Installation Engineer
  • Many others

What will i get?

At the end of the course you will be required to pass a practical examination and three online City & Guilds exams using Evolve test platform, on successful completion you will be awarded the City & Guilds 3667-02 Fibre Optic certificate.

Qualification awarded

  • Certified Fibre Installer
  • C&G 3667-02 Fibre Optic Cabling Internal
  • C&G 3667-02 Fibre Optic Cabling External Telecoms
  • Emtelle Accreditation Blown Fibre I&M Installer

This is a closed book exam, our success rate for first time passes is 100% On completion of the course you will be able to obtain a CSCS/ECS card.

  • CSCS Communications Installer
  • ECS Data Installer

We have all the forms on site and will assist you filling them in to get a CSCS card, City & Guilds 3667-02 is the only recognised qualification where you can obtain a CSCS card. All courses notes are given on a USB device, manuals are used as a visual aide and remain on site, the USB device has full electronic version of the course notes as previous delegates requested to have them in electronic format for on site reference, also included is OTDR simulator software, and many other useful information

Fibre Optic Environments

Fibre optics is used extensively throughout the globe for many different applications and uses and is beginning to replace copper networks throughout the world and there is a major skill shortage worldwide for professionally trained individuals and organisations.

Types of environments where fibre optics is widely used

  • Data Centres
  • Telecom Networks
  • Wind Farms
  • Off shore
  • Scarda Networks
  • Wide Area Networks (WAN)
  • Local Area Networks (LAN)
  • Metro Ethernet Networks (Metro)


The cost of this course is £1050.00 +vat.0% finance available over 12 months

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