| Evaluated Learning Experience
Optical LANs (362)
Various approved locations throughout the United States.
15 hours (5 weeks).
August 2015 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to: determine safe working practices; define Optical LAN; discuss the development of LAN and Premise cabling; describe Fiber to the Office (FTTO); compare the advantages and disadvantages of OLANs; describe OLAN installation methods; demonstrate OLAN testing methods; describe OLAN safety issues.
Instruction is offered via traditional classroom format consisting of interactive lectures, in-class demonstrations, proctored skills applications/lab activities, and proctored testing. Topics include: advantages and disadvantages of OLANs, OLAN installation methods, testing and troubleshooting.
In the associate degree/certificate degree category, 1 semester hours in Fiber Optic Technology, Fiber Optic Installation, Computer Networking, Computer Science, or Communications Technology (8/15).