Courses Details
Course Overview
Triple play services package based on GPON technology is becoming the most popular service being promoted by telecommunication service providers.  To meet the challenges of this new technology and service delivery platform, engineers and technicians must develop their competences to meet the fast growing demand.  They should understand the hardware and the correct installation & testing procedures.  This course will provide the necessary knowledge and practice in fiber laying, termination, installation and testing of outside plant components and customer premises equipments used for GPON-FTTH technology
Course Schedule
Target Audience
Personnel involved in installation and testing of OSP and CPE for GPON
Course Prerequisites
Basic understanding of fiber optic cable splicing and termination.
Expected Accomplishments
Describe GPON architecture, its components and their functions
Learn to lay, splice and terminate fiber optical cables in the  drop closure 
Learn to terminate fiber to different type of FDHs
Install and test GPON related terminals equipments
Calculate optical power budget
Install and configure GPON Customer premises equipments 
Learn to use test equipments
Learn testing and troubleshooting

Course Outline
Introduction to GPON 
GPON network
The advantages

Fibre optics
Fibre technology 
Fibre optic cables
Drop fibre
Splicing and termination
Drop closures
Types of ODFs & FDHs

Network terminals
Introduction to OLT 
ONT termination
ODF terminations
FDHs termination
IADs, STB`s and internet routers

Outside Plant (OSP) installation
Fiber cables
Patch panels
FDH (Fiber Distribution Hubs) outdoor, indoor, wall mount
Drop fiber laying and termination
Drop terminals
Fast connectors
Extended ODFs
Micro ODF
CAT cables

GPON test equipment
Fiber continuity tester 
Optical power meter
Light source
Live fiber identifier