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Fiber Optics Technician - Outside Plant

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ETA International
Fiber Optics Technician - Outside Plant
5 Depot Street, Greencastle
IN 46135


The Fiber Optic Installer-Outside Plant certification is designed after the FOI certification, with special emphasis on outside plant applications and standards. The FOI-OSP is expected to obtain knowledge of fiber optics concepts that will allow them to be involved with designing, configuring, installing, and maintaining fiber optic systems specific to Outside Plant. Technicians will also be able to test and troubleshoot a Local Area Network (LAN) system with various faults. This certification is designed for technicians, system analysts, design engineers, managers, telecommunications professionals, fusion splicers, mechanical splicers, end users, etc., in the Fiber Optic-Outside Plant technical field. The prerequisite for the FOI-OSP certification is the FOI, or equivalent work experience in lieu of the FOI.

Fiber Optics Technician - Outside Plant Website


Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 1 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? No

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
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