Certified Fiber Optic Training Course, 1-4 July 2008, AeRC Centre, Nairobi, Kenya (CFOT Course)

Venue: African eDevelopment Resource Centre

Location: Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya

Event Date/Time: Jul 01, 2008 End Date/Time: Jul 04, 2008
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Dear Sir/Madam,

Invitation to attend the Certified Fiber Optic Training Course, 1st - 4th July 2008, AeRC Centre, Nairobi.

African eDevelopment Resource Center (AeRC) in collaboration with 3 Triple Play Fibre Optic Solutions would like to invite delegates to a 4 day unique, authoritative, high-value, hands-on practical course which will provide participants with essential skills and knowledge necessary to design, install, splice, connectorize, troubleshoot and test fiber optic systems.

AeRC is a not-for-profit organization championing ICT for capacity development initiatives in the region through knowledge sharing and skills development programmes. Formed in 2005, 3 Triple Play Fibre Optic Solutions based in South Africa is an organisation that specialises in installation and training in Fibre Optic Systems.

In today's high tech world, certification is considered proof of professional status and is often required for jobs 3 Triple Play Fiber Optic Solutions is an approved training centre for the Fiber Optic Association Inc. (FOA). http://www.thefoa.org. Students will be eligible to write the FOA exam after completing the course. Successful students will receive the Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT) accreditation, which includes a CFOT passport. The FOA maintains a worldwide database of fiber optic installers, contractors and consultants as a resource for those searching for a designer or installer for fiber optic projects or trained employees. The database is searchable by location and fiber optic specialty.

As of the end of 2006, over 20,000 CFOT’s have been certified through training at over 135 schools worldwide. The FOA is the most recognized certification in fiber optics in the world.

Our Instructors

A number of instructors in this program are experienced academics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal with considerable theoretical backgrounds as well as extensive industrial experience related to fiber optic technology.

Who should attend?

Previous experience in this field of fiber optics is necessary. This training program is not limited to installers or technicians, it is an excellent credential for sales and marketing personnel, indicating their comprehensive knowledge of the industry and building confidence in their assistance to their customers.

What will you learn?

This is a comprehensive, integrated training program which covers all aspects of both local and wide area optical networks to make sure that our students are fully prepared and employable. Optical fiber installation, splicing, connectorization, troubleshooting, acceptance testing and much more are taught with extensive hands-on practice.

Also covered is the use of transceivers, switching gear, splice enclosure hardware, and procedures pertaining to installing and testing them.

Prescribed Text for the Course will be provided upon registration: Fiber Optics Technician’s Manual 2006 3rd Edition, Author Jim Hayes. ISBN 104186995

We look forward to be of service to you should you need more information on the Course, email or call me.

Kindest regards,

Joseph Mwangi
African eDevelopment Resource Centre
Edevelopment House on 604 Limuru Road,
Old Muthaiga
PO Box 49475 00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Cel +254 722 800810
Tel/ +254 20 3741646 or 3741647
Email: joseph@africanedevelopment.org

May & June 2008 Capacity Building Opportunities

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eMarketing: 20-23 May (Kenya)
ERP Course: 3-6 June (Kenya)
VSAT Field Engineering Course 18-20 June (Kenya)
Supply Chain Management: 24-27 June (Kenya)
Fiber Optics: 1-4 July (Kenya)

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Additional Information

Registration fee of US$ 1,630.00 (One thousand six hundred & thirty dollars) A team discount of 10% will apply, for two or more delegates booked from the same organization.