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Certified Fiber Optic Technician Winter 2020

Professor: David Hotin

Windham Regional Career Center Adult Career & Technical Education is pleased to announce Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFTO) Training.

Sanctioned by the Fiber Optics Association (FOA), CFOTs have the appropriate knowledge, skills and abilities for general fiber optics applications.  The need for fiber optic technicians is rapidly growing on the regional and national level.

The course is taught by a certified FOA Instructor.  The class covers the following topics and leads to testing for a three year certification.

  • Overview of  fiber optic applications and installations
  • Communications systems utilizing fiber optics
  • Fiber optic components appropriate for fiber optic networks
  • Installation of premises and outside plant fiber optic cable
  • Splicing and termination
  • Testing fiber optic components and cable plants
  • Hands-On Lab Exercises including hands-on splicing, termination and testing

Instructor:  David Hotin is the Program of Study Faculty at the Windham Regional Career Center Electronics program and has over thirty years of teaching and workforce development experience.

Class Time & Dates:

9:00am to 3:30pm

January 25th, February 1st, February 8th, February 29th, 2020



The Windham Regional Career Center, Professional Training Center, Electronics Room 179 – 181.

Registration & Cost:

$625 covers textbook, 3 year certification test, consumables and lab fees

Complete the online registration form below or attach hard copy below to payment.

Industry partners can be invoiced directly for company sponsored training

Send payment to:  WRCC, 80 Atwood Street, Brattleboro, VT  05301  Attention – Adult Education

Financial Aid available through:  The Vermont Student Assistance Association (VSAC), Vermont Department of Labor (DOL) and the Windham Regional Career Center (WRCC).

For more information:

Drew McDowell, WRCC Adult Education Director, 802-451-3965,

Dave Hotin, Electronics Faculty Windham Regional Career Center, 802-451-3576,

WRCC Adult CTE Program Registration Form

Registration deadline is 1 week before the start of the course. Register early class sizes are limited and must have a minimum number of students to run. You will be contacted 1 week before the class runs with additional information. No tuition will be refunded after the first class. All classes take place at the Windham Regional Career Center, 80 Atwood Street, Brattleboro, unless otherwise noted. Windham Regional Career Center is committed to providing a respectful learning environment for all. WRCC insures equal employment opportunities in compliance with federal and state law regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, or marital status.
  • Send Payment to: WRCC, Attn: Adult CTE Pograms, 80 Atwood Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
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