The organizers of ISE EXPO and SCTE®, a subsidiary of CableLabs, have announced their collaboration to provide a Hands-on Fiber Training program at ISE EXPO 2023, August 28-29, 2023, in Kansas City, MO. The training is aimed at cable MSO technicians who need to learn the basics of fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network deployment.
Participants will gain hands-on experience with the equipment typically needed to install, test, and troubleshoot fiber-optic networks. Participants who complete the program and a final exam will earn an SCTE Broadband Fiber Installation Certificate Level I and Level II. Level III is the Certified level. All participants will be offered a discount on the SCTE Broadband Fiber Installation professional certification exam that would lead to certification for three years.
The program includes two days of classroom and hands-on activities. The training sessions include such topics as
- Fiber Scope and ISO/IES Cleaning
Mechanical Fiber Microscopes
Digital Fiber Microscopes
- VFLs and Vendor CPE
Visual Fault Locator
CPE, Cabinets, etc.
- Strip, Clean and Cleave
Safety, Hand Stripping, Mini Cleaver
- All-in-One Splice & Connectorization
- Calculating Optical Power Budgets
- Optical Power Meter, OLS & OTDR
Registration is open currently at www.handsonfiber.com but is limited to 50 participants. Early-bird registration is available through July 28, 2023, and features a registration fee discount of $250. A discount on an ISE EXPO full conference pass is available to registrants as well.
“We are excited to partner with SCTE to deliver an intimate, in-person Hands-on Fiber Training experience," said Janice Olivia, Vice President, Group Publisher, Lighting & Digital Infrastructure at Endeavor Business Media (owners of Broadband Technology Report). “I cannot think of a more perfect place than ISE EXPO to jump-start your fiber career and make connections with leading decision-makers.”
This news was originally announced by Lightwave at this link: https://www.lightwaveonline.com/fttx/ftth-b/article/14295768/ise-expo-scte-partner-for-handson-fiber-training