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FIBRE TECHNICIAN TRAINING at Viscar Industrial Capacity Ltd

April 7 @ 8:00 am - April 8 @ 5:00 pm

IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) Kenya Chapter Training Fiber Technician Training Viscar Industrial Capacity Ltd: Kasneb Towers, 10th Floor, off, Hospital Rd, Nairobi Thursday 7th – Friday 8th April 2022 Training Plan: Day 1 – Thursday 7th: Fiber Technology, Theory, and Design Day 2 – Friday 8th: Fiber Hands-on Practicals Contact Person Kithinji Muriungi: muriungi254@ieee.org DEADLINE: Thursday, 31st March 2022 (12:00 Noon EAT) Successful Notification: 1st April 2022 *** ONLY THE TRAINING FEE FOR THE SUCCESSFUL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE COVERED BY IEEE PHOTONICS SOCIETY KENYA CHAPTER *** Co-sponsored by: Viscar Industrial Capacity Ltd Agenda: Duration: 2 Days Course Overview: The 2 Days Hands-on training will cover the Fibre Technology Overview, Installation, Splicing, Testing using OTDR, Power Metre, and Light Source Learning Outcomes: After successful completion of the course, participants will be able to: i. Understand the fundamentals of fibre technology ii. Understand the basics of optical fibre cable installation iii. Effectively prepare the cables for splicing iv. Effectively splice fibers with minimal losses v. Properly arrange the spliced fibers in the splice trays vi. Properly carry out joint closure vii. Use an OTDR to measure the splice losses viii. Properly carry out testing using a light source and optical power meter; and Optical Time Domain Reflectometer(OTDR). COURSE OUTLINE: 1. Safety precautions 2. Installing fibre optic cable 3. Choice of closure kit for the size of cables to be spliced 4. Cable preparation 5. Fiber splicing including splicing to pigtails 6. Fiber management 7. Joint closure 8. Joint support 9. Link testing using a light source and optical power meter 10. OTDR testing MODE OF DELIVERY: Lectures, demonstrations, and practical work. Viscar Industrial Capacity Ltd: Kasneb Towers, 10th Floor, off, Hospital Rd, Nairobi – Kenya, Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

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