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FiberGuide Raceway System Design & Tools [SP4820]

This course covers the design of the FiberGuide Raceway Solution. It includes the main criteria for the FiberGuide product selection, planning and layout within a Datacenter or Central Office. An in-depth review of the Design Pro software tool shows how a Bill of Material and associated layout drawings can be created.

Estimated study time: 45 minutes

Overall content duration: 30 minutes


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

plus additional languages available for assessments.


This course is primarily aimed at designers and field engineers involved in the planning, layout and component selection of cable raceway systems for Datacenters and Central Offices. 

Pre-requisite experience:

We recommend that students have completed the SP4810 FiberGuide Raceway Systems Overview course prior to undertaking this course.


  • Explore the FiberGuide design process
  • Look at design best practices
  • Be aware of what to look for and avoid when planning a FiberGuide layout

  • Component Selection
  • Able to size FiberGuide for present and future requirements
  • Use the design tools available to create a layout and bill of material

Key Topics:

Layout Planning
  • Interconnection mapping
  • Physical obstructions
  • Elevation changes
  • Diverse routing paths
  • Frames/equipment/overhead racking placement
  • Placement centered on equipment aisle
  • Attachment/support needs 8. Floor plan layout / Walkthrough site survey
Component Selection
  • Frames/equipment type
  • Fiber drop selection and location
  • Accessories
  • Current capacity
  • Long term capacity
Design Pro Software tool


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 lessons and a series of detailed videos that the student will study.  The student will be required to undertake and complete a FiberGuide Design using the Design Pro Software. There is an online multiple choice assessment to check the design and the resulting bill of material.

Successful completion will require:

Any level of pass in the overall assessment score.

Is this the right course for me?

If you need to understand the process for FiberGuide component selection, best working practices and issues surrounding the planning and layout of Fiber Optic Raceways then this course is for you.

Upon successful completion you will:

Receive a certificate that may be self-printed.

Please Note:

This course is optimized to perform best on Windows or Mac PCs (desktops and laptops). Some interactions in the course will work on some mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads. Taking the course on a mobile device is not recommended.

Course information:

Certificate valid for 3 years

Estimated study time: 45 minutes

Overall content duration: 30 minutes

Course Benefits

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Effective learning
  • Learn on the go and on-site
  • Cost effective
  • Consistent training globally
  • Available in many languages
  • Access latest material

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