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The Fiber School > Fiber Optic Training > Master Training Courses > Master in Splicing (2 days)


Master in Splicing (2 days)

Training Code: TR-MFS

Objectives

This course is designed to increase the student proficiency in advanced splicing tasks and techniques.

In this extensive hands-on training each student will:

  • Prepare a singlemode cable for fusion splicing and assemble it onto an appropriate splice closure
  • Prepare and splice multimode pigtails in a LAN enclosure (fiber link)
  • Perform proper testing on all enclosures (fiber link testing)

Each Student will become familiar with multiple types and brands of fusion splicers, cleavers and preparation tools and testers.

Summary

The Master in Splicing program is the first of its kind in the telecommunications field. It is designed to provide an unmatched, real-life experience with solid classroom instruction using various labs designed around specific techniques. The Master in Splicing training is a perfect compliment for experienced installers and technicians. Advanced hands-on design labs along with advanced fusing splicing techniques are featured in this course.

Students work with several types of fusion splicers from at least two different manufacturers.

As a masters level course, it is recommended that students have had several years of field experience or have taken our CFI or OSP course prior to enrolling.

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Course Type

This course includes hands-on lecture and labs and must be taken at one of our training locations. Currently an online option for this course is not available. ↑ Top

Brief Course Synopsis

  1. Introduction to "Master in Splicing"
    • Fiber Optic Advantages and Applications
    • Terminology, Methodology
  2. Designs
    • Infrastructure
    • Topologies
    • Survey
    • Checklist
    • Loss Budget – LAN Environments (Lab Exercise)
    • Loss Budget – OSP Environments (Lab Exercise)
  3. Cable Preparations
    • Mid Span Access (Hands-on)
    • Spider Fan out Kits (Hands-on)
    • Splice Trays (Hands-on)
    • Sheath Removal (Hands-on)
    • Accessing Ribbon Cables (Hands-on)
    • Sheath Removal Interlocked Armor (Hands-on)
  4. Optical Fiber Splicing Overview
    • Mechanical Splicing
    • Fusion Splicing
    • Mass splicing
  5. Cabling Hardware Overview
    • Optical Fiber Closures
    • Splice Closures
    • Distribution Center
    • Splice Trays
    • Hardware Labeling
    • Splice Configurations
  6. Splicing – Mechanical
    • Types of Mechanical Splices
    • Fiber Preparation (Hands-on)
    • Perform Mechanical Splicing (Hands-on)
  7. Splicers – Fusion
    • Core Alignment verses Profile Alignment
    • Fiber Preparation (Hands-on)
    • Cleaving Techniques (Hands-on)
    • Operations (Hands-on)
    • Maintenance (Hands-on)
    • Splicing Tips (Hands-on)
  8. Hands-On Exercises
    • Prepare, Splice and Assemble a Splice Closure
    • Prepare, Splice and Assemble a Multimode Fiber LAN Link
    • Fusion and Mechanical Splicing
    • Perform Optical Loss Testing
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Target Audience

The Master in Splicing (TR-MFS) program is designed for experienced installers and technicians seeking a better understanding of fiber network design and an advanced understanding of fusion splicing skills.

This course is designed for experienced installers and technicians involved in the construction, utility, service, and maintenance and troubleshooting industries.

The following knowledge or experience level is recommended:

  • 3-5 years of fiber optic installation experience or FOM Technician or equivalent certification
  • Prior Knowledge of fiber optic cable system fundamentals
  • Prior Knowledge of cable installation techniques
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Benefits

After taking this course, students will be able to perform better, cleaner, faster splices. Students will also have a professional understanding of how to use any fusion splicer.

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Course Components

Note: If this course is being taken at a location other than our headquarters (TG-BRPA) additional fees apply. The available locations for this course are visible in the Schedule section.

Course ComponentPrice
Master in Splicing (2 days)

The Master in Splicing program is the first of its kind in the telecommunications field. It is designed to provide an unmatched, real-life experience with solid classroom instruction using various labs designed around specific techniques. The Master in Splicing training is a perfect compliment for experienced installers and technicians. Advanced hands-on design labs along with advanced fusing splicing techniques are featured in this course.

Students work with several types of fusion splicers from at least two different manufacturers.

As a masters level course, it is recommended that students have had several years of field experience or have taken our CFI or OSP course prior to enrolling.


Item Type: Master Training Courses
$1,350.00
Code: TR-MFS
Exam: Master Fiber Optic Splicer

This exam must be passed in order to qualify for a certificate in our Master Fiber Optic Splicer course. This exam will consist of a combination of multiple-choice, fill in, diagram drawing, or other similar questions. More information about this specific exam will be given during the Master Fiber Optic Splicer lecture (either online or in person.)


Item Type: Master Training Exams
Included
Code: TE-MFS
Lab: Master Fiber Optic Splicer

This lab is part of the hands-on portion of our Master Fiber Optic Splicer course. This lab will consist of multiple hands on exercises to get the student ready to pass a practical exam. Details about this specific lab can be found on our course detail page at the link below.


Item Type: Manual Master Training Labs

Included
Code: TL-MFS
Practical: Master Fiber Optic Splicer
Training Practicals Manual MFS
Item Type: Master Training Practicals
Included
Code: TP-MFS
Manual: Master Fiber Optic Splicer
Training Manual MFS
Item Type: Master Training Manuals
Included
Code: TM-MFS
Certificate: Master Fiber Optic Splicer

Awarded when a student passes our master fiber optic splicer course. This certificate shows that a student has demonstrated advanced techniques in fiber optic splicing allowing them to make better, faster and cleaner splices.


Item Type: Master Training Certificates
$150.00
Code: TC-MFS
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