Insight Teleconsult Fibre Training Courses

FON 01 – Understanding Fibre Networks (Basic)

Who is this training for

People new to working on Fibre Networks and people who only need a basic understanding of Fibre Network technologies and principles.

Completion of this course could be cited as Approved Prior Learning for clients progressing onto the GQA NVQ Lev 2 Diploma in Construction and Cabling Operations when Building an External Fibre Network

Course Outline

The course is of a modular design and can be tailored to meet the individual needs/requirements of clients/companies

Course Objectives

The course provides an end-to-end overview of what a Next Generation Network is and will unlock some of the terminology around Fibre Networks. We will review current Fibre Network Topologies (Openreach, Virgin Media, and CPs/ISPs), Fibre Cable Construction, and the underground installation practices and methodologies when building these networks, including Blown Fibre installation of micro-ducts in narrow trenches. An overview of Customer Premises Equipment is included. The course also includes an introductory module on Physical Infrastructure Access (PIA) – for network build using the Openreach network. The course includes refresher training on H&S requirements when working on the installation of fibre networks and working safely with fibre cables.

Clients can substitute Module 1 for a NVQ Lev1 (GQA) and GQA Safety card (CSCS equivalent) in partnership with PCC-Training

On completion of the course Clients will be awarded a GQA approved Fibre Networks Competency Certificate and GQA Q Card which are valid for 5 years

This course will be held initially face-to-face at clients preferred locations or ITC office Belfast with the option available via Teams / Zoom

Topics covered

  • Module 1 : Introduction & Working Safely in Fibre Networks
  • Module 2 : Next Generation Networks Overview
  • Module 3 : Fibre Optic Cables, Optical Principles & Networks
  • Module 4 : Fibre Networks Overview
  • Module 5 : FTTP Installation Methods
  • Module 6 : PIA – Physical Infrastructure Access
  • Module 7 : Customer Premises Equipment

Course Enquiry

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NVQ Diplomas

NVQ Level 2

This is a new Level 2 National Qualification developed by our ITC in-house specialist Design Team to meet the needs of Industry and people working in Fibre Networks Infrastructure build activities.

NVQ Level 3

This qualification is aimed at individuals with responsibility for supervising work activities in the Construction working environment.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are able to deliver our courses at your place of business, remotely via video conferencing software or at an agreed venue. We are very much flexible in where we deliver our course depending on your individual needs and requirements. Please contact us with any queries regarding this.

The cost of a course can vary depending on the clients requirements. Please contact us with any queries regarding the price of courses.