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Self paced online training with interactive audiovisual content including animations and product simulations. Pre test, quizzes and also a post-test.

  • You will get a good overview and understand Fiber Optics technology including concepts, terminologies used, parameters and key features.
  • You will learn about the different hardware devices used in a fiber optics system including the different types of cables and their applications.
  • You will understand the installation process including cabling, splicing, connectors and test equipment.
  • You will get to know some key fiber optics applications

For Whom

  • End Users, Installers/Dealers and System Integrators
  • Sales, Suppliers and Consultants
  • Technical and Non-Technical People
  • Existing and New Staff



$165 for a single user license for 30 days. During the license period, you can log in from any computer to complete the course at your own pace and time.

Single User
Corporate Account

Purchase Multiple Courses and Save!

While ordering, if you choose multiple courses, you will get the following discounts.

Single User:
Buy 2 Courses & Get a 5% Discount
Buy 3 Courses & Get a 7.5% Discount
Buy 4 Courses & Get a 10% Discount
Buy 5 Courses & Get a 12.5% Discount
Buy 6 Courses & Get a 15% Discount
Corporate Account:

Corporate Account is a perfect way if you want to train multiple students. Avail of bulk discounts and have complete control on your training effort.


Testing Program

The Online Training Course has the following testing modules:
Post-Test: 20 random questions from a question databank

Certificate and Continuing Education (CE)

A certificate of completion will be issued to students who get more than 65% in the Post-test. This certificate is recognized by the following associations for Continuing Education (CE) Credits:

Course Approved by

ASIS: Recertification - 6 hours

BISCI: CEC - 5 units Approval Code - ID OV-STAM-NJ-0616-5

ESA*: CEU - 6 hours

State of New Jersey**: CEU - 6 hours Approval Code - TECES-13(65)C004

NSCA: 4.5 Learning Units

ALOA: PRP Recertification – 1 points

Approved by Tennessee Alarm Systems Contractor Board

Approved by Construction Industry Training Board, Northern Ireland

* This course is Compliant with Electronic Security Association (ESA) for Continuing Education credits.
** After completing the course, please contact STAM to receive your certificate which is compliant with the NJ state for Continuing Education



  • What is light?
  • Refraction
  • Total Reflection
  • Fiber optics construction


  • Numeral Aperture
  • Multimode and Single mode
  • Decibels and attenuation in different devices
  • Calculation of power loss
  • Bandwidth concepts
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the technology


  • Construction
  • Tight buffered, Loose Tube and Ribbon
  • Cable Diameters


  • LED and LD light sources
  • Optical Detectors
  • Transmitters, Receivers and Multiplexers
  • Different Couplers
  • Optical Switch


  • Fusion and Mechanical splicing
  • Connectors
  • Cabling
  • Power meters
  • Optical Tim e Domain Reflectometers (OTDR)


  • CCTV
  • Network
  • Telephony




It easy to navigate and educational: The course is very good and easy to navigate. It’s nice to be able to take courses on the internet. I run an electrical company and my time is limited.


I think every installer and sales person of Fiber Optics should take this course. This is a great course for anyone, no matter what your experience with Fiber Optics. I recommend it to everyone.


Good starting point! This was a useful tool to gain a better understanding of the industry and preparation for utilizing Fiber Optics.

KBRIESCHKE from Security Hubs

The course was very informative: Excellent course it really helped me to improve my knowledge. The concepts bandwidth and technology was a great help.


Very Good! Complete and Innovative: All the specs about Fiber Optics components and theory are revised, and all the topics about new technologies that are overcoming Networks are covered.

Josh from Microsoft

Good overview of Installation process!! Many areas I thought I understood until taking this course, as well as some that I had forgotten. This course also was an excellent review. Good brush up course on the basics of all aspects of a Fiber Optics system.



Does one have to complete the Online Training course in one sitting?
No. The total work you need to put in is 4 hours and this can be completed in 30 days in batches that suit your needs. You get a license for 30 days.
Do I have unlimited access to the Online Training course for the duration of the license period?
Yes. During this time you can log in and log out as many times you wish.
Can I buy one license and share it with my colleagues?
No, sharing of the user license with anyone else is prohibited. Each user must have a separate license.
What software/player is required to run your online training course in my computer?
The online courses use a Flash Player. Please make sure your browser has a Flash Player installed.
What are the system requirements to run your course?
Minimum screen resolution 1024 ,PC with speakers or headphone and minimum 56 Kbps Internet connection
Can I do the course from my office and home computer?
Yes, in fact you can use it from any computer; just use your ID + Password to log in.
Do I get a certificate?
Yes, you get the certificate of completion if you meet the requirements mentioned in this page.
Does this course come with course notes?
Yes. After you complete the purchase, you will be provided with a link to download the course notes that you can keep as reference.