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UVU Professional Development To Offer Fiber Optics Certification Training Courses

16 October 2012 One Comment

October 15, 2012
For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Mike Rigert (801) 863-6807
Written by: David Bozeman

Utah Valley University’s Professional Development program, a part of Community & Continuing Education, will offer its popular fiber optics training courses this fall. Students will be able to earn certificates in fiber optics that can help advance their careers. Advanced and basic courses will be taught by a certified fiber optics instructor. For course specifics go to www.uvu.edu/ce/professional_dev/fiberoptics/.

Attendees will learn real-world procedures with hands-on training from a certified fiber optics instructor. Tuition includes class materials and industry-recognized written certification exams administered following the courses. Receive formal certification from the Fiber Optic Association upon successful course and exam completion. Course beginning dates are listed below:

—  Certified Fiber Optics Technician, Oct. 29-31

—  Certified Fiber Optics Technician Outside Plant, Nov. 1-3

—  Certified Fiber Optics Specialist/Testing, Nov. 5-6

Limited scholarships may be available from the Workforce Training Scholarship fund. Recipients must meet the scholarship qualifications and requirements. Visit www.uvu.edu/ce/money/or call Kathy at 801-863-8798.


About UVU

Utah Valley University is located in Orem, Utah, and is home to more than 30,000 students. UVU began as a vocational school during World War II, and in the seven decades since has evolved into a technical school, community college, state college and, finally, a comprehensive regional teaching university. UVU is one of Utah’s largest institutions of higher learning and offers programs ranging from career training to high-demand master degrees, with emphasis on undergraduate education.

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One Comment »

  • Tad Eaton said:

    Yes I’m looking for more information and a contact for these classes. I’m interested in becoming a fiber optic technician to fix fiber optic cables after being damaged by backhoes and other unforeseen things.

    Thank you

    Tad Eaton

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