Workforce development series

FiberWizards Essentials ⭐️

FOA-CFOT Prep Course 🔥

In this course, especially tailored for entry-level and non-field/office personnel, learners will gain the essential knowledge and skills required for field work or for technically oriented managerial personnel to better perform in the fiber sector.  

This "FiberWizards Essentials" course includes online prep courseware and a "2-day" on-site immersive experience.

This course is also recommended for field personnel seeking professional development with a deeper dive on theoretical elements, enhance practical skills, and certification in fiber optics.

For field oriented personnel seeking to gain more practical edge, develop advanced skills, and gain certification, we recommend the "FiberWizards Edge" course option.

Completion of the full course, including self and instructor led activities, as well as hands-on labs will qualify learners for taking the test for the Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT) credential, by the Fiber Optic Association Inc. (FOA).

Contact us for more information or if ready to enroll 🚀

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4-week delivered online courseware includes: Interactive and gamified content, readings and quizzes, test simulations, 4 instructor-led touchpoints, remote support and access through a FiberWizards Discord server.

Online Phase: Approx. 4-6 Hours Per Week

2-day skills lab on-site includes: Fiber safety, cable prep and installation best practices, termination, hardware installation, closure prep, splicing, testing, and troubleshooting. 

On-Site Phase: Approximately 8-Hour Days

Outside Plant or Premises Tailoring Upon Request

Get your FOA's Certified Fiber Optic Technician credential and the FiberWizard badge!

Ready to become a fiberwizard?

Flexible Spaced Delivery💡🚀

Diverse Flexible Methods and Duration for Enhanced Learning Outcomes.

Online Prep

Self-led, online, video-based and interactive coursework delivered over 4 weeks to learn, practice, and prepare for the certification test.


4 instructor-led virtual meetings during online phase for a focused learning experience with more personalized guidance and coaching.


Immersive hands-on experience onsite focused on best practices for fiber preparation, splicing, termination, and testing.


Four months of virtual mentoring and membership in our virtual learning community following training completion.
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Designed for Boosting Organizational Performance and ROI Maximization

  • Onsite training element delivered at customer site anywhere in US (CONUS)
  • Assessment based customization to support organizational priorities
  • LMS dashboard access for managers for viewing employee progress
  • Flexible access to online coursework to avoid work disruptions
  • Flexible scheduling of instructor-led group touchpoints
  • Comprehensive training report and download after completion
  • FOA certification fees and test administration included
  • US Dept. of Labor Recognized Certification
  • Delivered in English or Spanish
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Accelerated skill development with coaching and practical insights from seasoned practitioners.

Modern EdTech

Increase flexibility, transparency, assessment, and reporting with modern EdTech.

Performance and ROI

Improve knowledge retention and organizational performance through alignment and customization.
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Closed Groups Only
Up to 12 Participants per Group
Large-scale Program Options 

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Choose Your Options

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General Course Outline

Modifications or enhancements may be made for optimization and customization.


Begin your journey towards becoming a FiberWizard!

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We will help you unlock your inner potential so you can excel in a career in fiber optics 🚀

Why the FiberWizards Essentials FOA-CFOT Prep course? 🤔

This course is designed for organizations seeking to equip and empower their employees with fundamental knowledge and professional-level skills in fiber optics, along with providing professional development opportunities through the nationally recognized Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT) certification by The Fiber Optic Association.

All of our courses adhere to industry standards and are vendor-neutral, providing learners with the skills that are in high demand in the telecommunications field, and setting them on the path to becoming FiberWizards! ⚡️🚀

Learn without limits

Our expert instructors will guide you to discover your strengths and passions and help you develop a plan to achieve your goals. They will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to become an expert in fiber optics and telecom.

We help you reach your goals

We provide online, on-site, blended, and tailored courses that prepare learners for the real world.
We offer an array of courses that cover areas from business, project management, fiber optics, telecommunication, cuber security, and leadership development helping our students gain knowledge and practice their skills at the same time.

FiberWizards Tailored Programs

Get in touch with us for training programs tailored to meet your network and organizational needs.
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FIberwizards Essentials

Everything you need to get started in the fiber optics field!

Check our FiberWizards Homepage for Custom Kits, Splicing / Testing Equipment, Fiber Tools, and other Essentials for Fiber Techs!
Course created by:

Jerry Morla - MBA, MSL, PMP®
FOA Master Instructor

As a Strategic Consultant, Project, Leadership Development, and Learning Specialist, my ultimate goal is to develop people and create leaders ❤️‍🔥

I've worked in technology, business, and education for decades, serving customers and stakeholders in approximately 30 countries worldwide. I've designed and implemented award-winning fiber optic workforce programs for corporate and large telecom service providers. Now, I am eager to share curated knowledge and lessons learned with the next generation of Telecom Professionals 🚀