FOA LogoThe Fiber Optic Association Welcomes JATC Instructors

 


 

Contents:
 
>JATC/CFOT Instructor Home
 
Just For Instructors
 
FOA Online Newsletter

FOA "Online Guide"
 
FOA logos for member use
 
Fiber Optic Job Titles
 
About the FOA
 
 
About FOA Certifications:

All certifications

CFOT

CPCT

CFOS


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for inquiries about becoming an FOA school or any procedural issues.

The Fiber Optic Association (FOA) is pleased to be a training partner with the electrical Training Alliance (NJATC.)

FAO 15 years as a training partner at NJATC NTI
 
FOA - 20 Years As Training Partner At NTI (2016)
The FOA offered two courses at NTI this summer. 2006 NTI graduate and FOA Board Member Tom Collins offered a FOA CFOT hands-on certification course before NIT and a TTT during the week (both AM and PM). Tom, Jim Hayes, FOA President, and Karen Hayes, FOA Administration, met with NTI attendees at the trade show and gave a Tuesday evening seminar on Fiber Optics Network Design. FOA will be at NTI next year. Watch the FOA website for the schedule.

Download a copy of the Fiber Optics Network Design presentation from NTI 2016.

 
Who Is The FOA?
The FOA (The Fiber Optic Association, Inc.) is the "international non-profit professional society of fiber optics," a non-profit educational organization that has certified over 60,000 fiber optic technicians in over 40 countries. FOA CFOT certification is recognized worldwide and offered to all students by over 200 schools including about 30 JATCs, training organizations and fiber optic manufacturers in the US, Canada and in >30 countries overseas, plus is used by organizations like Corning, and NASA.
FOA offers free curriculum materials to affiliated schools, low cost textbooks, free online resources and inexpensive certifications as part of its programs to promote education and use of fiber optics and communications cabling worldwide.

The eTA fiber optic textbook is a special version of the FOA textbook used by permission from FOA.

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The FOA is not just fiber either. As premises cabling expands to encompass new applications over fiber, copper and wireless links, the FOA has produced new materials that cover the topics in a thorough, unbiased fashion. See CPCT.
 
What does this mean for you?
The NJATC apprenticeship training program is now FOA approved and you can offer FOA certification to your apprentices and journeymen.
You can become a FOA certified fiber optic instructor through the cooperation of the NJATC NTI and FOA.
The NJATC Apprenticeship Program will be listed on the FOA website as an approved school.
 
Of course, you can take advantage of the FOA's other programs:
Resources just for instructors
Online monthly newsletter
The FOA Online Reference Guide and  Tech Topics
Participation in industry activities like standards
 
Check out the resources in the column to the left.

 

 

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