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FTTx Optical Systems [WR9421]

This course helps the student understand the optical systems used for FTTx networks, including PON and HFC transmission and the infrastructure components involved.

Estimated study time: 41 minutes

Overall content duration: 41 minutes


The webcasts for this course are available in the following languages:

plus additional languages available for assessments.


Recommended for any student involved in design, installation and project management of infrastructures for Broadband Access, HFC, FTTx and PON solutions.

Pre-requisite experience:

The SP4420 Fiber Optic Infrastructure Specialist course is recommended to students in conjunction with this course.


  • Understand the optical solutions that support FTTx
  • Look at optical networks including HFC, RFoG and PON and learn where these are used today
  • Understand the topologies and architectures of PON networks/li>
  • Discover the options for optical splitters​

Key Topics:

  • Broadband Applications, Access, FTTx, PON and service providers
  • Optical Systems HFC & RFoG
  • Optical Systems PON, EPON, GPON
  • PON Architecture, OLT’s, ONU’s, splitters, WDM’s

How will I learn?

You will study this course online in a self- paced format. The course is made up of a number of webcast videos.

Successful completion will require:

Viewing of the complete webinar videos.

Is this the right course for me?

If you are involved in the design or installation of FTTx solutions and wish to improve your knowledge and working practices, this course is for you.

Upon successful completion you will:

Receive a certificate which is valid for 1 year.​

Course information:

Certificate valid for 1 year

Estimated study time: 41 minutes

Overall content duration: 41 minutes