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(A Government of India Enterprise)

Regional Telecom Training Centre

(An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Institution)

Kaimanam Thiruvananthapuram 695 040 Phone: 2526200, 2491825 FAX: 2526469, 2490569 E-mail : Notification Dated: 15-01-2013 BSNL CERTIFIED OPTICAL FIBER TECHNICIAN OVERVIEW Fiber optic telecommunication technology has revolutionized the communication links with the unlimited provision of Bandwidth. The telecom sector now, is witnessing huge demand for the trained technicians specialized in fiber optic communications. To fill up this growing demand for skilled technicians in optical communication, BSNL, the pioneer telecommunication provider in India, is launching a certification program in Optical FiberCables and Systems. The course provides hands on training in splicing of fiber optic cables and maintenance of fiber optic networks. It describes the technical details of fiber optic cables, connectorization, splicing, passive devices, fiber optic receivers, transmitters, test equipments and troubleshooting. It also incorporates many of the current industry standards pertaining to optical fiber communication. COURSE CONTENTS IN BRIEF Core Topics (4 Weeks) Telecommunication an Overview Introduction to Transmission Systems Introduction to Switching Systems Introduction to Access Network Introduction to Battery & Power Plant Fiber Optic Link Transmitter Receiver Receiver Connectors Splicing Cable Laying Test Equipment and Link/Cable Testing

Link Engineering DWDM Safety PON Basics of computer Networking Corporate Grooming and Soft skills

Field Training (4 Weeks)

The trainees are exposed to the real world of Fiber Optic Transmission Network deployed by BSNL in Kerala. The trainees will get opportunity to assist the BSNL Engineers and Technical team members with respect to the monitoring, troubleshooting and maintenance of the network.

LEARNING OUTCOME Through this uniquely designed industry oriented training initiative, the trainee shall

gain a deeper understanding of fiber optic communication technology be able to splice, troubleshoot and maintain a fiber optic communication network be recognized as a fiber optic technician.

TRAINING METHOD The training programme is supported with Audio-Video aided Classroom lectures and interactions. The instructor will lead you to the focus on the key knowledge and skills you need to understand the optical fiber technology from an overall perspective. In class discussions and hand on practice sessions in high tech optical fiber systems laboratories will provide confidence to the participants to apply the learned knowledge and techniques in the actual industry environment at an expected level of a technician. In addition to this, the trainees are exposed to the maintenance aspects of fiber networks deployed by BSNL in Kerala. WHO CAN APPLY 1. Candidates who have passed SSLC or Equivalent. 2. Candidates with higher qualifications such as Plus Two, ITI or Diploma in Engineering are also eligible to apply. COURSE STRUCTURE Course Duration Timing Course Fee Number of seats : : : : Eight Weeks Full time (Including four weeks Field Practice). 9.30 AM to 3 PM (Monday to Friday) Rs. 10000/ + Service Tax @ 12.36% 25 per Batch

COURSE SCHEDULE (Batch ID and Date) BCOFT 03 : 25-03-2013 to 17-05-2013


ASSESSMENT CRITERIA 1. The candidates while undergoing this course should appear for examinations / assessment tests conducted during the course to secure the certification from BSNL RTTC. 2. The candidates will be awarded following grades based on their performance in the examinations /assessments conducted by BSNL RTTC a. Grade A+ b. Grade A c. Grade B+ d. Grade B e. Grade C f. Failed CERTIFICATE BSNL will award certificates to trainees on successful completion of the course. PLACEMENT No placement or Placement assistance will be provided by BSNL. HOW TO APPLY The candidates are advised to download the application form from the website. The duly completed application form along with the registration fee of Rs 200/- in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of Accounts Officer (Cash), BSNL, RTTC, Thiruvananthapuram, should reach at the following address, latest by 22-03-2013. Mr.V.G.Sabu Sr. Sub Divisional Engineer BSNL Regional Telecom Training Centre RTTC Campus Kaimanam.P.O, Thiruvananthapuram, PIN-695040 IMPORTANT DATES Batch ID: BCOFT 03 Date of commencement of registration Last date of receipt of applications Date of commencement of the Training : 15-01-2013 : 22-03-2013 : 25-03-2013 90% & above marks 80% - 90% 70% - 80% 60% - 70% 50% - 60% Below 50%

THE INSTITUTE BSNL - Regional Telecom Training Centre, Thiruvananthapuram is one of the premier training institutes of BSNL. It imparts training in modern Telecommunication Engineering, Information Technology, and Management to BSNL executives. This ISO 9001:2008 certified centre of excellence is equipped with state-of-the-art telecom technology laboratories, which include mobile communication systems of GSM 3G & CDMA, switching systems of OCB-Alcatel France & CDOT make, transmission systems in digital microwave, fiber optics, SDH, STM rings and data communication systems with Internet nodes, Wi-Fi equipments, IP MPLS VPN and Cisco routers. The faculty members are well-qualified technocrats and experienced professionals from among various telecom specialties. The 30 acres of lush green campus houses Library, Hostels and Recreational amenities. HOSTEL FACILITY Separate Hostel facility available for Ladies and Gents if required. The boarding and lodging charges in the hostel are Rs 148/= per day per student. Library and recreational amenities are also available in the campus. TRAINING CENTRE LOCATION The 30 acres of lush green campus, which is bestowed with the environment for learning and living is situated at Kaimanam (NH 47) just 4kms away from Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway station / KSRTC Central Bus station CONTACT US PROGRAMME CO-ORDINATOR (TECHNICAL) Dr.V.P.Sudeepkumar Sr. Sub Divisional Engineer Mob: 9446445455 Email: PROGRAMME CO-ORDINATOR (TRAINING) Mr.S.Satheesan Sr.Sub Divisional Engineer (Training) Mob: 09446 364600 0471 - 2526200, 2526201, 2491825 PROGRAMME CO-ORDINATORS (MARKETING) Mr.V.G.Sabu Sr.Sub Divisional Engineer Mob: 09446 433433 Email: Mr.Shafi.M.S Telecom Technical Assistant Mob: 09446765817

DETAILED SYLLABUS Core Topics (4 Weeks) 1. Telecommunication an Overview Telecom Network Architecture Core Network Access Network 2. Introduction to Transmission Systems PCM Coaxial Microwave Satellite Fiber 3. Introduction to Switching Systems PSTN LE, Transit, Trunk Exchange PLMN Switching Lab Visit Trunk Lines/Terminations (DDF) Subscriber Lines/Terminations (MDF) 4. Introduction to Access Network Underground Cables Cable pair identification Cable Terminations (Pillar, DP) Cable Fault Localizations 5. Introduction to Battery & Power Plant Maintenance and Troubleshooting Procedures 6. Fiber Optic Link The Advantages of Optical Fiber over Copper Optical power and Loss measurement Optical Windows/Bands Attenuation Dispersion Dispersion Vs Bandwidth BW of optical communication 7. Transmitter Semiconductor Light Sources LED Sources Laser Sources Light Source Safety

Safety Handling Precautions Coupling of source to fiber 8. Receiver PIN and APD Receiver noise Receiver block diagram 9. Optical Fibers Core Cladding Coating Standards Materials Tensile Strength Types of fibers ITU T G652, G654, G655 Buffer Strength Members Jacket Cable manufacturers. Cable Types Colour coding Ordinary fibers Pig tail, patch cord Ribbon Cable Submarine Cable Cable Termination Methods Cable Markings and Codes External Markings Bend Radius Specifications 10. Connectors Types of Fiber Optic Connectors Single-Fiber Connectors Connector Termination, FDF etc Attenuators 11. Splicing Splicing Equipment Different types of splicing Fusion Splicers Splice Requirements Splicing Procedures Cable preparation Fusion Splicing Procedure Pigtail splicing Ribbon cable splicing (demo) Thermo shrinking

12. Cable Laying Laying Specifications Minimum Bend Radius Pulling Eye Pullbox Splice Enclosures Installation Methods Duct Direct Burial Aerial Labeling Documentation 13. Test Equipment and Link/Cable Testing Continuity Test using Light Source and Optical Power Meter EVA OTDR OTDR Display OTDR Setup Testing and Trace Analysis Documentation OTDR Fault Location Techniques Restoration Practices Power measurements and dynamic range measurements Setting up the 140 link over patch cord with attenuator and testing 14. Link Engineering Power budgeting Rise time budgeting ITU specifications 15. DWDM Basics, Components G.692 standard Field visits 16. Safety Basic Safety Handling Fiber Site Safety Maintenance personnel safety Earthing Trenches 17. PON FTTX PON G PON and GE PON Connectivity

18. Basics of computer Hardware, software, Operating systems (windows/Linux) 19. Networking Introduction of Networking Components NIC, Switch, Router, Modems Unshielded twisted-pair (UTP), shielded twisted-pair (STP) Coaxial cable: RJ-45, RJ-11, BNC. Crimping and making cables. Straight cable and cross over cable Ethernet & E1 wiring. 20. Corporate Grooming and Soft Skills Personality Development Business Etiquettes Business Communication Employability Skills Field Training (4 Weeks)

The trainees are exposed to the real world of Fiber Optic Transmission Network deployed by BSNL in Kerala. The trainees will get opportunity to assist the BSNL Engineers and Technical team members with respect to the monitoring, troubleshooting and maintenance of the network. *****