Fiber Optic Cabling Technician (Greek Cert)

Certification Instructor:

P. Gkoumas


2 Days



The educational program “Fiber Optic Cabling Technician” is designed to familiarize anyone starting out with fiber optics with the technology and processes involved in the design, installation, and operation of fiber optic networks. It can also enhance the knowledge of individuals with some training or experience. It focuses strictly on the practical aspects of fiber optics and is not intended to offer academic knowledge. Instead, it emphasizes training and the basic skills needed to design, install, test, and operate fiber optic networks. The program also aims to explain the variety of components and technological approaches used in the field and how to choose among them.

One of the most important aspects of this program is to include the latest technology. This course will teach the differences between applications (telephony/Internet/CATV/LAN, etc.) so that trainees can work smartly in today’s work environment.

This program has been developed by the SCHOOL OF TELECOMS. The purpose of the program is to explain to trainees how fiber optic networks are designed and implemented.

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The “Fiber Optic Cabling Technician” Professional Training Certification is a specialized educational program designed to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills for installing, testing, and operating fiber optic networks. The program is intended for both individuals new to fiber optic technology and professionals with some training or experience in the field. Emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of the technology, such as the design, installation, and testing of fiber optic networks, while also covering the various technological approaches and components used in the field. The certification ensures that trainees will be able to work efficiently and with the latest technology in the current job market conditions.

The “Fiber Optic Cabling Technician” Professional Training Certification is aimed at, but not limited to, the following technical professions:

  • Telecommunications Technicians
  • Network Installers
  • IT Support Technicians
  • Network Engineers
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Cabling Specialists
  • Fiber Optic Technicians
  • Telecommunications Systems Consultants

Regarding the prerequisites for the “Fiber Optic Cabling Technician” Professional Training Certification, it involves basic training in fiber optic technology, so there are no specific requirements for attending the program. However, since it is a professional training and education program, trainees should come from the broader field of technology, such as electronics technicians, electricians, installers, computer engineers, and related professions.

Upon completion of the program, trainees should be able to:

  • Understand the concept and content of the term “fiber optic” as a physical transmission medium.
  • Know how fiber optics are used in communications.
  • Understand how signals are transmitted through a fiber optic link.
  • Know the components used in fiber optic cable installations.
  • Know how fiber optic cables are connected and terminated.
  • Know the methods for testing a fiber optic cable installation or network.
  • Understand what is involved in the design of a fiber optic network.
  • Know the methods for installing fiber optic cable installations.

  • The Origins of Fiber Optic Communications
  • Fiber Optics Terminology and Jargon
  • Fiber Optics – Characteristics
  • Fiber Optic – Installations & Safety
  • Fiber Optic – Cables
  • Fiber Optic Termination
  • Fiber Optics – Fusion Splicing
  • Fiber Optics – Data Links
  • Fiber Optics – Measurements
  • Fiber Optics – Applications FTTx

Certification “Fiber Optic Cabling Technician (FOCT)”, according to ISO / IEC 17024, by ACTA – Spin-off of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th).

The final exam (online – thirty (30) multiple-choice questions, lasting 60 minutes) is in Greek. A result of 70% is required for the exam to be considered successful. The final exam is conducted during the last day of training.

In case of failure, you are entitled to one more retake completely free of charge.



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