Today was the conclusion of a 3-Day fiber training held at Vision Net’s headquarters in Great Falls. The Certified Fiber Optic Technician – is the primary FOA certification for all fiber optic technicians. CFOTs have a broad knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) in fiber optics that can be applied to almost any job – design, installation, operation – and for almost any application using fiber-optic communications.
Congratulations to the course participants: Bryce Gervais, David Gauthier, Mark Christensen and Koery Nelson from Vision Net. Brian Maki, Chalis Wilson, Jim Willoughby and Kyle Shorten from Blackfoot. Ben Elsbernd, Chris Harvey, Curtis Swanson and Josh Jones from 3 Rivers Communications.
The instructors of this course are Guy Sanford and James Hettrick from International Network Consultants, LLC. Guy is an expert in all forms of splicing, termination and most importantly the testing, certification, and troubleshooting electrical and fiber optic networks. James is considered a global expert on networks, acclaimed for his work in FTTh and its various forms.
The next training at Vision Net will be a 4 day CFOS/S/T – Certified Fiber Optic Specialist course in February.
These courses are sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA), the largest professional society of fiber optics in the world. FOA courses offered by International Network Consultants are recognized by The US Department of Labor.