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New Mexico State University

Alamogordo

Admission Application Deadlines:

Summer 2021 10-week/1st 5-week sessions: April 8 - May 17. Classes start May 26, 2021.

2nd 5-week session: April 8 - June 22Classes start July 1

 

Fall 2021 16-week/1st 8-week sessions: April 8 - August 9Classes start August 18.

2nd 8-week session: April 8 - October 4Classes start October 13.


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Fiber Optics Courses

Course Schedule for 2020

  • March 2020
    • CFOT: Monday – Wednesday, March 2 – 4; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • CFOS/T: Thursday – Friday, March 5 – 6; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • CFOS/S: Saturday – Sunday, March 7 – 8; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • * Finish time is a function of the number of students in class

  • July 2020
    • CFOT: Monday – Wednesday, July 6 – 8; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • CFOS/T: Thursday – Friday, July 9 – 10l 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • CFOS/S: Saturday – Sunday, July 11 – 12; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • * Finish time is a function of the number of students in class

  • November 2020
    • CFOT: Monday – Wednesday, November 9 – 11; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • CFOS/T: Thursday – Friday, November 12 – 13; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • * Finish time is a function of the number of students in class

Selected Course Descriptions (full details available on request and / or at registration):

  • Certified Fiber Optics Technician Course (CFOT); $895
    This introductory 3-day (*appx.) Fiber Optic Tech course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. This Fiber Optic Training combines theory and 85% hands-on activities to prepare the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) test that is sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optics Association) and given and graded the final class day.
  • Course Title: Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance (CFOS/T) $795
    This 2-day, 16-hour (*Appx.) program is designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optics networks. A focal point in the program is to offer a general, easy to understand, approach to fiber optics testing standards with little theory and considerable hands on activities.
  • Certified Fiber Optics Splicing Specialist Course (CFOS/S) $795
    This 2-day, 16-hour (*appx.) Splicing Specialist Training includes a complete PowerPoint presentation explaining the importance of high performance splicing and further details the points necessary to achieve these splices. The depth of this presentation is much greater than most textbooks and provides background information about splicing that is very important to the student.