Enroll Now in Subnet Services CFOS/D Fiber Optic Network Design Course!

Enroll Now in Subnet Services' CFOSD Course

For this week’s featured fiber optics training course, we will be talking more about one of our new courses – Certified Fiber Optic Network Design – CFOS/D .

CFOS/D Course Overview

CFOS/D is a three-day training that explores the facets of designing fiber optic networks – from choosing components, proposed routing, testing, and documenting to creating a plan and managing installation. Subnet Services’ mission is to provide our students with the process of fiber optic design and its implementation through this training.



The CFOS/D course is conducted at Subnet Services’ technical training center in Manila, Philippines, OR our team of technical training instructors will come to you and deliver the training at your preferred location (the latter is for interested companies only with required number of students).


Three (3) days including Fiber Optic Association (FOA) certification examination

CFOS/D Course Outline

Day 1

  • Introduction to fiber optic design
  • Overview of fiber optic applications and installations for both outside plant and premises
  • Planning a fiber optic network

Day 2

  • Components selections
  • Testing and documentation
  • Project specification and other documentation

Day 3

  • Project design estimation
  • Managing the project
  • Hands-on session and case studies
    • Design case studies
    • Fiber to the home
    • Metropolitan telecom network
    • Long distance telecom network
    • Corporate LAN backbone
    • Campus LAN backbone
    • Industrial link
    • Data center
    • CCTV surveillance link
    • Metropolitan government network
    • Passive Optical LAN (POL)
    • FTTH Multi-Dwelling Units (MDU)
  • Competency assessment, conclusion, and FOA certification exam and evaluation

CFOS/D Course Competencies

Students will prove their competence in the following:

  • What is involved in designing a fiber optic network
  • How to choose components appropriate for communications systems
  • How the proposed routing of the cable plant affects component choice and installation
  • Using loss budgets to ensure the communications systems will work over the fiber optic proposed cable plant
  • How to determine what should be tested and documented
  • What paperwork and documentation will be needed for the project
  • How to create a plan to install the project
  • How to manage the installation

To view the complete course competencies, you may download our CFOS/D course brochure for your reference.


CFOS/D Course Certification

Subnet certification will be released after the completion of the course. A FOA certification is immediately given once exam is passed. Note: Starting January 1, 2019, all FOA certifications issued or renewed will be for a period of three years.

CFOS/D Course 2019 Schedule

In case you are interested to train in CFOSD soon, you can refer to our first half of the year schedule below:

February 21 to 23, 2019 (Thursday to Saturday)
March 21 to 23, 2019 (Thursday to Saturday)
April 18 to 20, 2019 (Thursday to Saturday)
May 16 to 18, 2019 (Thursday to Saturday)
June 20 to 22, 2019 (Thursday to Saturday)


Do you want to book this course? Subnet Services is delighted to have you as our next CFOS/D trainee. For more enquiries, you may reach out to our Customer Sales Team.


Be trained and internationally certified!
Only here at Subnet Services.

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