Advanced Outside Plant Technician

This four-day instructor-led course features one day of classroom theory that delivers a quick refresher on fiber terminology and technology before diving into FTTx, emergency restoration, fiber characterization, and how the latest industry trends may impact field practices. This is followed by three days of hands-on skills training, where attendees build and troubleshoot a passive optical network from patch panel to patch panel through various splice closures with multiple drops.

Audience: Fiber optic technicians, team leaders, installers, outside plant maintenance staff, or staff engineers

Prerequisite: Any Light Brigade introductory courses like Fiber Optics 1-2-3 or equivalent field experience

Course Level: Intermediate

Course Length: 4 days: One day of classroom learning and three days of hands-on skills training


Certification (Optional): ETA Fiber Optics Technician–Outside Plant (FOT-OSP)BICSI Continuing Education Credits - Light Brigade Digital

Credentialing


Course Content: Detailed Course Outline - Course Overview