Insight Teleconsult Fibre Training Courses

FON 02 – Understanding Fibre Networks (Advanced)

Who is this training for

This course builds on our FON01 course but goes into more depth and would be a suitable foundation for clients wishing to progress onto Fibre Installation, Fibre Repair, Surveys or Planning roles.

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 External Fibre Networks.

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.

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 & GQA Lev 1 Qualification & CSCS card
  • 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

Duration and Cost

14 HRS

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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.