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Course Overview

This qualification provides learners with the knowledge and understanding of the hazards and potential risks involved in working safely when handling fibre optics. It also helps learners’ awareness of compliance with health and safety legislation.

The qualification tests learners’ knowledge and understanding of dangers associated with this activity and is aimed at those working with fibre optics in a telecommunications environment.

Course Aim

After successfully obtaining this qualification, the participants will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Knowledge of the relevant health and safety legislation, regulations and safe working practices and procedures for fibre network operations.
  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques for conducting safety assessments, including assessment of risk
  • Knowledge of how to identify the correct personal protective equipment (PPE) for fibre network operations.
  • Knowledge of what tools, equipment and techniques should be employed when carrying out fibre network operations
  • Knowledge of how to apply safe working practices in fibre network operations.
  • Knowledge of how to source and interpret information and document systems relating to the work area/site and activity

Accreditation

Learners who successfully complete all of the necessary units will be awarded a full accreditation certificate for Fibre Safety Awareness. Industry accreditation certificated by Smart Awards.

Pre-requisites

This qualification is available to anyone over the age of 16 who is capable of reaching the required standard. There are no barriers that restrict access or progression thereby promoting equal opportunity. It is expected however that learners will have a level of literacy adequate to cope with the assessment.

Available Dates

Dates & Price On Application

Duration

1 Day

CITB Grant

No

Available for on-site delivery

No

Sectors

Telecommunications

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