CFI Exam - 50 Question Multiple Choice

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Code : TE-CFI
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This exam must be passed in order to qualify for a certificate in our Certified Fiber Optic Installer course. This exam will consist of a combination of multiple-choice, fill in, diagram drawing, or other similar questions. More information about this specific exam will be given during the Certified Fiber Optic Installer lecture (either online or in person.)

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Preparation Guide for FiberOptic.com Certified Fiber Optic Installer Written Exam

Measure your ability to comprehend and define fiber optic systems and components

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  ↓ Objectives
  ↓ Certification Requirements
  ↓ Credit Toward Certification
  ↓ Preparation Tools and Resources
  ↓ Skills Being Measured

Objectives

The FiberOptic.com Certified Fiber Optic Installer Exam (TR-CFI) is designed to measure your ability to comprehend and define fundamental fiber optic systems and components.

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Requirements

To get pass an exam you need to complete the FiberOptic.com Certified Fiber Optic Installer (TR-CFI) Course.

Written Exam measures your ability to comprehend and define fiber optics systems and components.

  • Exam consists of multiple choice or true/false questions.
  • The examinee will be allowed 2 hours to complete the written portion of the exam.
  • In the event the examinee will fail the written exam, the option to retake exam at a later date is available and additional fee will apply.

Hands-on Exam measures your ability to perform an assigned task based on a skill and proficiency level appropriate to this training.

  • Must successfully complete seven classroom tasks to industry standards.
  • Must successfully identify selected fiber optic system components.
  • Each task takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.
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Credit Toward Certification

When you pass Fiber Optic Fundamentals Exam you will earn full credit toward the following certifications:

  • Full credit toward FiberOptic.com Certified Fiber Optic Installer (TR-CFI)
  • Full credit toward ETA Certified Fiber Optic Installer Exam (E-ETA-CFI)
  • Automatically covered credit toward Fiber Optic Fundamentals written exam (TE-FOF)
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Preparation Tools and Resources

Some of the material needed to prepare for this exam will be included with the online portion of this course including annotated lecture slides and a written manual.

You are also provided a course workbook. The National Electric Code Handbook, ANSI\EIA\TIA Commercial Wiring Standards, various training videos and other training materials will be made available for your use during the course.

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Skills Being Measured

The written certification exam measures your ability to comprehend and define fiber optics systems and components.

The Hands-on exam measures your ability to perform an assigned task based on a skill and proficiency level appropriate to this training. Before taking the exam, you should be proficient in the job skills listed below.

KEY:   = The course provides a general introductory overview of this task. You will need to supplement the course with additional work
= The course includes some material to prepare you for this task. You will need to supplement the course with additional work
= The course includes material to prepare you for this task
Skills measured by exam FOT-CFI
Fiber Optics as a solution concept (Introduction)
Fiber Optic advantages and applications
Characteristics of Singlemode and Multimode fiber
Fiber bandwidth
Fiber manufacturing
Identification of Cables
Cable types and construction
Selection criteria
Identification of Connectors and Terminations
Temporary and permanent connections
Connector types
Connector loss issues
Splicing applications
Splicing Techniques: Fusion and Mechanical
Fusion splicing
Mechanical splicing
Identification of Enclosures & Panels
Fiber optic panels: distribution, patch and splice types
Plans and Specifications
Loss Budgets
EIA\TIA Standards
Premise Networks
Outside Plant & Methods
Identification of Test Equipment
Power Meter and Light Sources
Tools & Equipment
Standards & Methods
OTDR
Equipment Operating
Fusion Splicing techniques
Optical Loss Testing
OTDR Operation
Skills Testing
Assembly a Patch Cord to EIA\TIA 568 B.3 Standards
Inspect a connector end face
Assembly a mechanical splice that meets or exceeds EIA\TIA 568 B.3 Standards
Measure the bi-directional loss in a splice with a light source and power meter
Set up and select proper parameters on a fusion splicer
Prepare fibers for fusion and/or mechanical splicing
Perform an arc test and calibrate a fusion splicer
Perform a fusion splice
Measure the bi-directional loss in a fiber optic link with a power meter and light source
Measure the bi-directional in a fiber optic mated connector pair with a power meter and light source
Set up and select proper parameters on a OTDR
Evaluate and OTDR trace
Successfully identify selected fiber optic system components.
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Note: This preparation guide is subject to change at any time without prior notice and at FiberOptic.com's sole discretion. FiberOptic.com exams might include adaptive testing technology and simulation items. FiberOptic.com does not identify the format in which exams are presented. Please use the exam objectives listed in this preparation guide to prepare for the exam, regardless of its format.