Course Details

Name: LTS Optical Transmission Testing 

Number: 122700 

Prerequisites: A knowledge of dB derivations, calculations and some knowledge of solid state logic theory  

Audience: Plant personnel 

Objectives: Upon successful completion students will be able to:
  • identify and describe the components of an optical system
  • describe optical fibre attenuation tests
  • describe fault locating on optical fibres
  • identify the requirements for basic fusion and restoral procedures

Content: Topics include:
  • fibre optical waveguide theory
  • optical fibres and cables
  • optical terminals and system layout
  • fibre optical testing

Activities: Self-paced computer based training  

Class Size: Up to 8 attendees 

Duration: 3 days 

Assessment: Complete computer work projects to demonstrate mastery of specific skills which are graded by a computer program  



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