Fiber Optics

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The Center for Workforce and Community Development at Lee College is excited to inform you about our upcoming Fiber Optics Training opportunities.

In partnership with BDI DataLynk, Lee College Community Education is proud to offer Fiber Optics Network Certification Program on campus. These courses prepare the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optics Technician) exam, the CFOS/T (Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing and Maintenance) exam, and the CFOS/S (Certified Fiber Optics Splicing Specialist) exam, and the CFOS/O (Certified Fiber Optics Specialist Outside Plant) which are given and graded at the end of the classes.

Who Should Attend

  • Current fiber optics technicians and specialists seeking certification
  • Current fiber workers who want to expand their technical knowledge
  • People who plan to enter the fiber optics field


  • Concurrent enrollment — You can register and take all three at the same time
  • Learn real-world procedures with hands-on training
  • Advanced and basic courses taught by Certified Fiber Optics instructors
  • Certification from the Fiber Optic Association upon successful completion
  • Financial assistance available, up to $750, for qualified applicants

Our Courses

Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT)
Certified Fiber Optics Specialist/Testing & Maintenance (CFOS/T)
Certified Fiber Optics Splicing Specialist (CFOS/S)
Certified Fiber Optics Specialist Outside Plant (CFOS/OSP)
Certified Fiber to the Home Specialist (CFOS/H)

Costs for the above courses include course materials provided by the instructor for all classes. (Lunch on your own).

Why Fiber Optics Technician training from Lee College?

  • Gain practical working knowledge of fiber optics skills with 85% of class time devoted to hands-on work
  • Each class is an exam-prep course for Fiber Optics Association (FOA) certification at one of three levels
  • Identify fiber network defects, provide Quality Assurance (QA) procedures to minimize or eliminate future network outages
  • Gain skills to build and test a fiber optic LAN network, install, terminate, and test multimode/single-mode fiber optics networks effectively and efficiently

Now is the time to Register! Financial assistance is also available to those who qualify. For questions, assistance with registration or for more information, call 281.425.6311.