Pacific Region Training Schedule

These courses provide the training you need at the level required to increase your skills and performance in this fast paced industry.

* All courses can be tailored to your needs and delivered at your location for 4 or more attendees in NZ (6+ overseas) *

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    Copper Structured Cabling Essentials - 1-day. $595 + GST per person.

    South Auckland: February 26th - save 10% if booked by Dec 11th Email us HERE to register your interest for this course. COURSE DESCRIPTION:
    This course gives a solid understanding of current copper structured cabling, safety considerations when handling low voltage LAN cables, installation procedures and testing. It will give electrical workers the essential knowledge to be able to work with, install and test structured cabling. Understand Cat.5e, Cat.6, Cat.6A and Cat.7 cables, understand and comply with structured cabling standards, reduce maintenance calls due to poor installation and comply with design & earth bonding requirements.
    Download course outline HERE
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    Ethernet, TCP/IP & MPLS in Modern Networks. 2 days. $995 + GST per person (NZ) Zoom Online Live Webinar: Jan 20th-21st. 10% discount if paid by Dec 11th. Email us HERE to register your interest for this course elsewhere. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will explain how Ethernet & Switches interact with IP and Routers to form LAN's and WAN's. We will explain the framing, V-LAN’s & prioritisation, traffic profiles, and how to test the UNI and then the EVC traffic profiles using standards based tests. We then explore the Internet Protocol, v4 subnetting, v6 addressing, quality of service levels, security & VPN’s and the emergence of MPLS as a reliable transport technology. Learn how these technologies are shaping modern networks into “All Ethernet & IP” Infrastructures connecting us to the Internet, the World Wide Web, and everything beyond. Download course outline HERE
  • If your FOA number begins with 739 or 765, you can renew your membership for 3 years here. Choose between NZ based or overseas membership (non NZ = zero GST tax) PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR FOA MEMBERSHIP NUMBER IN THE  "ORDER NOTES" WHEN PURCHASING.
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    Fibre Optic Essentials for Electricians & Installers - 1 day. $595+GST per person. Mount Wellington, Auckland: February 18th - save 10% if booked by December 11th Email us HERE to register your interest for this course elsewhere. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Avoid costly installation errors caused when cables and connectors are incorrectly handled. This course will impart with lectures and practical exercises the knowledge and skills required to install the latest fibre optic cabling in LAN & premises environments. It covers safety, handling, installation, jointing, terminating and testing of optical backbones and horizontal runs. Download course outline HERE
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    Certified Fibre Optic Specialist - Design - 2 days. $1,095 + GST per person (NZ). Zoom Live Online Webinar (PNG time) A$1,100. Dec 17th-18th (VC & Case Studies). Click here to enquire or book by Nov 30th Zoom Live Online Webinar (NZ time): NZ$1,095. February 4th-5th. 10% discount if paid by Dec 11th. Zoom Live Online Webinar (Cook Is time): NZ$1,100. February 3rd-4th. 10% discount if paid by Dec 11th. Email us HERE to register your interest for this course in other locations COURSE DESCRIPTION: This training program is designed to introduce the student to the process of fibre optic network design and the implementation of that design in a real world project. It is intended for those looking to acquire the FOA CFOS/D Fibre Optic Network Design Specialist Certification, either as a contractor, installer or end user. Interactive, classroom based with case studies, quizzes and an exam. Download course outline HERE
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    Certified Fibre Optic Specialist - Testing - 3 days - $1,595 + GST per person. Attendees must have attended the CFOT course & have a current FOA membership. Auckland: February 24th-26th. 10% discount if paid by Dec 11th. Email us HERE to register your interest for this course COURSE DESCRIPTION: This training program is designed to introduce the student to the process of fibre optic network testing. Learn the intricate details or live fibre identification, continuity & polarity, inspection and cleaning, power and loss, OTDR operation, dispersion and spectrum analysis. It is intended for those looking to acquire the FOA CFOS-T Fibre Optic Specialist Testing certification, either as a contractor, installer or end user. Download course outline HERE
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    FOA Certified Fibre Optic Technician

    $1,435.50$1,595.00 +GST
    FOA - Certified Fibre Optics Technician - 3 days. $1,595 + GST per person *Special price for jobseekers and students: Save 25% + GST. Use discount code "CL25" when booking NZ courses. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: Dec 9th-11th (VC & Labs). A$1,600: Click Here to Register before Nov 25th Nadi, Fiji: Dec 14th-16th (VC & Labs). NZ$1,600: Click Here to Register Rarotonga, Cook Is*: Jan 18th-20th: (VC & Labs). NZ$1,600: Click Here to Register 10% discount if paid by Dec 11th. Auckland*: February 15th - 17th: NZ$1,595+gst. 10% discount if paid by Dec 11th. Email us HERE to register your interest for this course elsewhere COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Certified Fibre Optic Technician (CFOT) course is a balanced mix of hands on instruction and theory to provide the knowledge required for today’s fibre optic applications. The certification is internationally recognized and is intended to provide a baseline knowledge for anyone working within, or with aspirations to work in the fibre optic industry. To gain the Certified Fibre Optic Technician certification, you are required to complete three course modules, be competent in hands on exercises, pass a practical assessment and pass the final written exam. Download course outline HERE
  • FOA Certified Premises Cabling Technician - 3 days: $1,595 + GST per person (NZ) Honiara, Solomon Islands: December 7th-9th. A$1,600: Click Here to Register Email us HERE to register your interest for this course elsewhere. COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Certified Premises Cabling Technician (CPCT) course is a balanced mix of hands on instruction and theory to provide the knowledge required for today’s copper, fibre optic and wireless in-building installation environments. The certification is Internationally recognised and is intended to provide a baseline knowledge for anyone working within, or with aspirations to work in the telecommunications premises installation industry. To gain the Certified Premises Cabling Technician certification, you are required to complete eight course modules, be competent in hands on exercises and pass the final written exam. Download course outline Here
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    Foundation in Telecommunications - 4.5 days. $1,995 + GST per person Email us HERE to register your interest for this course COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course has been designed for people wanting to gain an understanding of the modern world of telecommunications with a view to moving into the telco industry. Starting from the beginning, it will explain the main principles of voice, data, video and text communications over fixed line (copper and fibre) and wireless (wi-fi, mobile, radio and satellite) networks, LAN's, Ethernet and TCP/IP. Learn how technologies have moved from circuit switched voice over copper networks to newer packet switched data over fibre and mobile networks, linking us to the Internet. No previous experience is required – this is a foundation course Download course outline HERE
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    Hexatronic Certified Micro-duct Installer - 1 day. $595 + GST per person. E-mail us HERE to register your interest for this course
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to know regarding Microduct technology. It includes a pre-learning online module followed by a 1-day practical course covering exercises and completion of the practical assessment. It covers safety, handling, installation, jointing, maintenance, deployment and testing of Microducts. Hexatronic NZ has partnered with CommsLearning to provide you with a solid foundation & practical experience in order for you to gain this certification. Download course outline HERE
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    Hexatronic Microduct Network Design - 3 days. $1,595 + GST per person Email us HERE to register your interest for this course
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to know when working as a network designer and/or a project manager in microduct based network installations. This is a three-day course consisting of theory, practical design exercises and hands-on sessions with products to give you a flavour of the capabilities of Hexatronic air blown solutions. Hexatronic NZ has partnered with CommsLearning to provide you with a solid foundation & practical experience in order for you to gain this certification. Download course outline HERE
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    OTDR Fundamentals & Operation – 1 day. $595 + GST per person. Email us HERE to register your interest for this course. Note: This OTDR content is included in the 3 day "Certified Fibre Optic Specialist - Testing" course, so if you wish to gain a certification, attend that course instead. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This hands-on course gives a solid understanding of an Optical Time Domain Reflectometer. It will give technicians the essential knowledge to be able to configure, operate and interpret results using an OTDR, along with equipment specific info on saving configurations and results. Note: You can bring your own OTDR to this training, or use one of ours. Download course outline HERE
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    Radio Frequency Technology Principles - 3 days. $1,495 + GST per person. Email us HERE to register your interest for this course COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course covers the basic principles of RF Technology. Over the three days, topics will be covered that will give the technician an understanding and a foundation on which to build their RF knowledge. During the 3 days, theory as well as practical work will be covered. Download course outline HERE
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    Telco Test Equipment Training. 1 to 3 days. $500 + GST per person per day If you have test equipment that you don’t fully understand how to use, then we can help. Whether you use Exfo, Viavi (TTC / WWG / Acterna / JDSU), VeEx or any other manufacturers test equipment, Sumitomo, Fujikura or others fusion splicers, or any other testers, meters, scopes or measurement equipment, then we can help by delivering a training course to cover the technology, applications, correct operation and results interpretation via online meeting (Zoom, MS Teams) or face to face. Email us HERE to register your interest for this course Download course outline HERE
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    The ABC's Of Broadband & The Internet Virtual Classroom (Zoom) - Dec 4th & Jan 22nd* 10% discount if booked before Dec 11th. - 10am to 3pm (with 2 short breaks) - $350 + GST per person Auckland - December 11th - 10am-3pm - $495 + GST per person Wellington - January 25th - 10am-3pm - $495 + GST per person* 10% discount if booked before Dec 11th. Email us HERE to register your interest for this course elsewhere. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Telecommunications is a fast changing Industry full of jargon; its no wonder that we get confused! If you’d like a solid explanation of todays technologies presented by an expert in simple English over a half-day that is easy to follow and understand, then this is the course for you. This non-technical, 5-hour program explains current telecommunications systems like fibre, wireless, 4G, 5G, spectrum, Ethernet, UFB and RBI, The Internet, World Wide Web & the cloud. It will provide you with a greater understanding of the language and acronyms and help you to understand what these technologies do. Download course outline HERE
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    WDM & Optical Transport Networks (OTN) - 2 days. $995+GST per person. Email us HERE to register your interest for this course. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course firstly introduces the main principles of both Dense WDM and Coarse WDM, explaining the network evolution, spectrum allocation and channel spacing, equipment types, amplifiers, issues (such as dispersion and 4 wave mixing) and solutions and finishes by looking at network management & TMN. We then look at OTN standards, network layers, frame structure, FEC, alarms, error handling, TCM maintenance signals and network management functions. Download course outline Here