Fibre Optic and Data Cabling Training Specialist

TNS Europe are specialists in Fibre optics and structured data cabling training, with over 30 years of experience in the field, delivering high quality training in IT and Telecoms.

Since our inception some 7 years ago we have become the leading training specialist focussing on Fibre Optics, Data Communications and associated Telecom training. In the last 7 years we have trained 1000′s of industry professionals from various backgrounds. We are unique in the training industry as we also work in the Telecom and Datacom industry and this helps us stay ahead of our competition. It enables us to keep our training courses up to date with the latest technology and standards. Our well-equipped training centre provides real work environments and over 70% hands on training, in a real lab environment where you can safely make mistakes.

Our courses are continuously updated to enable delegates to get the maximum benefit from their training courses, ultimately to achieve their goals and progress their careers. TNS uses blended learning techniques which have taken years to perfect, we don't believe in death by PowerPoint or giving you a book to read at night, our techniques have proven to give us a 100% successful pass rate!

At TNS we give you the tools and knowledge to succeed.

The training centre is well equipped with state of the art test equipment for those who want to delve deeper into OTDR testing, we can even loan you one of our OTDR simulators to practice at your own pace. Praised by City and Guilds, Pearson Edexcel and other leading qualification providers for the way we teach has made TNS the leading training centre for Optical Fibre, Data communications and Telecom courses. Come and see for yourself!

We are approved by the following awarding bodies and vendors:

  • City and Guilds
  • Pearson Edexcel (BTEC)
  • CompTIA
  • Cisco
  • Emtelle
  • Fibre Optics Industry FIA
  • Fibre Optics Association FOA

We deliver a wide spectrum of courses from data communications cabling through specialist training in blown fibre and fibre to the home, not just in the United Kingdom and Europe but also the Middle East and Africa. Below is an impressive clients list who have benefited from attending our training courses:

  • British Telecom
  • Virgin Media
  • Cable & Wireless
  • Qatar Telecom
  • TV ONE
  • North Yorkshire NHS
  • Carillion PLC
  • Disney Cruise Liners
  • Liverpool City Council
  • Leeds College
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Sefton Borough Council
  • Transmode
  • Cammell Lairds

Remember, all of our staff still work within the industry, many as consultants or lead engineers. They walk the walk and talk the talk. They all hold formal teaching qualifications, and are put through rigorous training themselves to ensure that their skills and knowledge are kept up to date with industry guidelines. 

TNS Europe is committed to continuous professional development of its employees. All of our instructors hold PTTLS and A1 Assessor qualifications. We train delegates to industry standards and use problem based learning techniques in a real world environment. Our instructors train you to the highest standards, with over 70% hands on training, with real scenarios. This is why more individuals and organisations are choosing TNS as their training provider. 

Fibre Optic Installation Training

Fibre Optic Systems Training Course

Fibre optic training is a highly sort after qualification, TNS Europe are one of the industry leaders delivering the C&G 3667 fibre optic courses. You will learn how to install and terminate fibre optic cabling, troubleshoot and test networks correctly. And gain industry recognised qualification from City and Guilds and the FIA.

FOA Data Centre Training

Data Centre Cabling Training Course

Data centres are facilities used to house computer systems and components such as telecommunications storage systems, backup power supplies and security devices. You will learn how to inspect and test data communications connections, and install cable to FOA & European standards.


FOA Certified Fibre Optic Technician

Fibre Optics Technician Training Course

This course provides delegates with the correct skills to install, terminate, maintain and fault find in fibre optic networks and multiple environments. The course in fibre optics is certified and recognised worldwide and is endorsed by the (FOA) Fibre Optics Association.

Fibre Optic Training to the Home

FOA FTTH Fibre to the Home Training

Fibre optic FTTH (Fibre to the home) provides ultra-fast internet speeds within a home environment. Using fibre optic cable and connectivity is in high demand. Our FOA approved courses offer both practical and theoretical knowledge and will prepare you to work within FOA (Fibre Optics Association) industry standards currently being deployed worldwide.


Data Cabling Training

City & Guilds Network Data Cabling Training

You will learn best practices developed from years of first-hand experience. Our trainers have extensive knowledge and regularly work within the industry, this provides delegates the best possible start in the data cabling industry and achieve the industry standard award by City and Guilds.

FOA Fibre to the Antenna Training

FOA FTTA Fibre to the Antenna Training

FTTA (Fibre to the antenna) provides a conversion of fibre optic networks via radio signals. This offers many WiFi and Mobile Network Operators ultra-fast solutions whilst vastly reducing the equipment and maintenance cost of a network. Our state of the art training courses can fast-track you in to this industry.  

Design and Planning Training

City & Guilds Design & Planning Courses

The design and planning of a fibre optic network is a specialised process leading to a successful installation. You will learn how to consider types of communication systems, geographical location, transmission of equipment and interfacing with other network connections. Including enterprise and outside plant networks, this course is approved by BDUK.

Cisco Systems Training

Cisco Systems Training Courses

Cisco Systems are one of the largest communication companies in the world of internetworking. Providing devices from routers, switches and IP phones to secure internetworks using PIX firewall, VPN solutions and Intrusion Detection Systems. Our courses cover all of these systems.

HM Forces Resettlement Training

HM Armed Forces Resettlement Training

TNS Europe are industry leaders in providing first class resettlement training. We are approved by the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) and Enhanced Learning Credit (ELCAS). Our training packages for the HM Forces have been discounted so you can benefit from our high quality training at a price that cannot be matched. The owner of TNS, Paul Forster, is also ex-Army so he has first-hand experience of what support is required.