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Online Fibre Optic Training Course - Part 2, Practical Only

Get ahead of the competition with Connectix Online Training Sessions


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Get ahead of the competition with Connectix Online Training Sessions

The theory element of our Fibre Optic Cabling courses are available now as ‘instructor led’ online options with the practical element currently available separately.

Most will want to complete both the theory and the practical but it is now possible to undertake the theory only (ideal for PM’s, Directors, IT Teams), as well as both parts, which is completely up to date with the latest standards.

Part 1:
Part 1, the theory of fibre cabling can be delivered remotely via Zoom.It is available to be booked and completed immediately, from your home/remote office – all you will need is a computer, tablet or device to allow you to use Zoom. A pdf of the course notes will be given on the day.

Duration: Theory course will last approximately 3.5 hours. The online test is comprised of 30 questions which can be done up to 7 days afterwards .

Part 2:
Practical (Copper or Fibre)

Practical (Part 2) – completed either at our headquarters in Braintree, Essex or elsewhere by arrangement.

Duration: approximately 3.5 hours.

Part 2 can be booked immediately and completed as soon as the current government restrictions are lifted.

Part 2, Practical Only


After successfully completing the theory element (Part 1) and passing the short online test delegates can then book their ‘Part 2’ for practical training.

Features & Benefits:

  • Gives delegates confidence to terminate and test fibre optic cables and connectors successfully.
  • The relationship of fibre optic cabling to commonly specified cabling standards will be understood.
  • Hands-on termination using a fusion splicer and mechanical terminations
  • Testing using a power meter and Fluke OLTS
  • Certificate awarded for successful completion

Course Description:

The Connectix Fibre Optic Termination Course is a 3.5 hour course with a mixture of practical work and hands on exercises used to relate theory and practise to real world scenarios with the following key elements (many more than this) :

Fibre Optic Cabling Theory

  • Brief ‘re-cap’ of Part One

Practical Detail

  • Fibre cable construction and selection
  • Fibre connectors
  • Presentation of installed fibre links into panels
  • Fibre termination – health and safety considerations
  • Review of termination methods with summary
  • Fibre preparation for termination
  • Cleaning fibre ends and understanding the importance
  • Practical termination exercises
  • Fusion splicing, mechanical terminating
  • Rapid fibre

Fibre Link Testing

  • Why test? What to test?
  • Methods of testing
  • Different types of test equipment
  • Testing exercise
  • Loss testing with light source and meter and Fluke OLTS

To attend this course you must have either attended ‘Part 1’ or provided evidence of an alternate theory course acceptable to Connectix (at the sole discretion of the trainer prior to booking).

No prior practical experience is required. Delegates will leave with adequate knowledge, confidence and practical experience for successful installation of fibre optic links.

The course is run by a fully qualified Connectix Cabling Systems trainer who is well versed in installations and is constantly updated in line with the rapidly changing standards, technologies and terminologies.

Questions during the course are actively encouraged.