See the Light® Design and Installation Courses

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See the Light® Design and Installation Courses

See the Light® Design and Installation Courses

Industry-recognized, hands-on training

We’ve developed a comprehensive training program to meet the needs of fiber optic contractors, installers, designers, and end users. Courses include hands-on installation and design classes for data centers and local area networks and are designed to be more comprehensive than our seminar offerings. Topics include installation, testing, troubleshooting, design, and documentation for local area network solutions. Our See the Light® training may be required for some industry certifications and carry industry-recognized continuing education credits.


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Our multiday training course material is written and taught by Corning field-tested engineers. Our courses have been approved by industry-recognized certifications such as BICSI, ETA, and FOA. Continuing education credits. See a list of our course offerings and descriptions.

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Design & Installation Courses

Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

Instructors bring real world experience and applications to the training sessions. Course materials are updated regularly to ensure the products and solutions are relevant to current work environments and industry trends. Upon completion, the student will receive a certificate for the course and be eligible for third-party industry continuing education credits. Course material is recognized by BICSI, ETA, FOA and other industry organizations. The course also establishes the foundation needed to prepare for industry standards tests. These courses are an excellent resource for instructors, installers, contractors, designers and others who are seeking to continue their education.

Current Courses Available

Please use the descriptions below as a general guide when selecting the topics of most interest. Classes are offered at our Corning locations as well as other regional locations. All topics may not be available in all locations due to equipment or instructor constraints. Please check regularly for updates or email the See the Light training team at for more information.

Corning Fiber Installation (CFI)

This three-day hands-on course prepares students for all aspects of fiber optic cable installation in a local area network environment. Both multimode and single-mode fiber types are covered. Cable placement, fusion and mechanical splicing, cable termination (connector installation and pigtail splicing) and acceptance testing are taught with extensive hands-on practice. Students will build, test and troubleshoot complete single-mode and multimode systems in this class. Also covered is the use of equipment, hardware and procedures pertaining to building distribution and campus applications.

Lunch will be provided each day. Students will be provided resource materials and any tools and consumables needed to complete classroom hands-on exercises.

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Corning Fiber Testing & Troubleshooting (CFTT)

This two-day hands-on course prepares the students for optical fiber network acceptance testing. Students will have extensive hands-on training using a Light Source and Power Meter (LSPM) and Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR). The course is loaded with practical exercises to prepare the craftsperson for the day-to-day requirements of testing and troubleshooting fiber optic network systems. The hands-on training is designed for those who desire advanced testing skills and knowledge. This course will equip the installers with the skills required to perform detailed link loss testing by practicing on simulated fiber optic systems using the LSPM and OTDR.

Lunch will be provided each day. Students will be provided resource materials and any tools and consumables needed to complete classroom hands-on exercises.

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Corning Fiber Design (CFD)

This three-day optical design course has been created for students who desire an in-depth knowledge of optical local area networks (LANs). The design course was written by experienced system engineers who work with consultants and end users daily to meet their optical network requirements. The course covers all aspects of successful fiber optic system design from network protocols, network configurations, optical cabling, industry communications standards, determination of fiber count, hardware selection, splicing/termination methods and cable system testing and documentation. All that is learned is put into practice through multiple and intensive case studies.

Lunch will be provided each day. Students will be provided resource materials and any tools needed to complete classroom hands-on exercises

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