SmartOTDR Training

The lightweight and compact SmartOTDR speeds and optimizes field testing of metro and access networks—with a tailored OTDR interface and automatic analysis that any technician can understand.

Featured Courses

On-Site Classroom and Live Lab Workshops with Certifications On-Site Classroom

Fiber/OTDR Testing w/the SmartOTDR

This course presents a detailed overview of testing and troubleshooting using the product, including how to navigate the GUI and menus. Learn to characterize and certify fiber using three key fiber tests, fiber inspection, connectivity/continuity and OTDR for FTTx, FTTP, and FTTA. Utilize the test set to confidently troubleshoot network faults and locate problems in xWDM and PON networks. 
Course Number: TT-SMARTOTDR

Course Highlights
  • Navigate the product GUI and menus to configure for Fiber Optic testing
  • Perform fiber optic connectivity/continuity and OTDR tests: inspection and cleaning of all optical connections, optical insertion loss (OIL) and optical return loss (ORL), end-to-end loss testing with optical power meter (OPM) and optical light source (OLS), OTDR cable analysis
  • Save and restore test configurations, using StrataSync and MobileTech App
Duration

1 Day

Location

United States, Germany

Language

Taught in English, German, other languages available upon request

Type of Training Available

Onsite Classroom: Yes
Virtual Classroom: N/A
Online/Self-Paced: N/A

Fiber Optic Fundamentals & OTDR Testing w/the SmartOTDR

This course presents a detailed overview of technology fundamentals, testing, and troubleshooting using the product, including how to navigate the GUI and menus. Learn to characterize and certify fiber using three key fiber tests, fiber inspection, connectivity/continuity and OTDR for FTTx, FTTP, and FTTA. Utilize the test set to confidently troubleshoot network faults and locate problems in xWDM and PON networks. 
Course Number: TT-SMARTOTDR-FIBER

Course Highlights
  • Understand light propagation, network components and architecture, connectors and cable types, fiber losses and attenuation process
  • Navigate the product GUI and menus to configure for Fiber Optic testing
  • Perform fiber optic connectivity/continuity and OTDR tests: inspection and cleaning of all optical connections, optical insertion loss (OIL) and optical return loss (ORL), end-to-end loss testing with optical power meter (OPM) and optical light source (OLS), OTDR cable analysis
  • Save and restore test configurations, using StrataSync and MobileTech App
Duration

2 Day

Location

United States, Germany

Language

Taught in English, German, other languages available upon request

Type of Training Available

Onsite Classroom: Yes
Virtual Classroom: N/A
Online/Self-Paced: N/A

 Self-Paced Online Training and CertificationVirtual Classroom

Fiber/OTDR Testing w/the SmartOTDR

This course presents a detailed overview of testing and troubleshooting using the product, including how to navigate the GUI and menus. Learn to characterize and certify fiber using three key fiber tests, fiber inspection, connectivity/continuity and OTDR for FTTx, FTTP, and FTTA. Utilize the test set to confidently troubleshoot network faults and locate problems in xWDM and PON networks. 
Course Number: TT-SMARTOTDR-VC

Course Highlights
  • Navigate the product GUI and menus to configure for Fiber Optic testing
  • Perform fiber optic connectivity/continuity and OTDR tests: inspection and cleaning of all optical connections, optical insertion loss (OIL) and optical return loss (ORL), end-to-end loss testing with optical power meter (OPM) and optical light source (OLS), OTDR cable analysis
  • Save and restore test configurations, using StrataSync and MobileTech App
Duration

1 Day

Location

Global

Language

Taught in English, German, other languages available upon request

Type of Training Available

Onsite Classroom: N/A
Virtual Classroom: Yes
Online/Self-Paced: N/A

Fiber Optic Fundamentals & OTDR Testing w/the SmartOTDR

This course presents a detailed overview of technology fundamentals, testing, and troubleshooting using the product, including how to navigate the GUI and menus. Learn to characterize and certify fiber using three key fiber tests, fiber inspection, connectivity/continuity and OTDR for FTTx, FTTP, and FTTA. Utilize the test set to confidently troubleshoot network faults and locate problems in xWDM and PON networks. 
Course Number: TT-SMARTOTDR-FIBER-VC

Course Highlights
  • Understand light propagation, network components and architecture, connectors and cable types, fiber losses and attenuation process
  • Navigate the product GUI and menus to configure for Fiber Optic testing
  • Perform fiber optic connectivity/continuity and OTDR tests: inspection and cleaning of all optical connections, optical insertion loss (OIL) and optical return loss (ORL), end-to-end loss testing with optical power meter (OPM) and optical light source (OLS), OTDR cable analysis
  • Save and restore test configurations, using StrataSync and MobileTech App
Duration

2 Day

Location

Global

Language

Taught in English, other languages available upon request

Type of Training Available

Onsite Classroom: N/A
Virtual Classroom: Yes
Online/Self-Paced: N/A

Self-Paced Online Training

SmartOTDR Expert Mode Testing

This course presents an overview of performing the Expert Mode OTDR test using the SmartOTDR tester. Learn how to configure parameters, save test configurations, and locate and save test results.
Course Number: TT-SMRTOTDR-XPRT-SP

Duration

23 minutes

Location

Global

Language

Taught in English, other languages available upon request

Type of Training Available

Onsite Classroom: N/A
Virtual Classroom: N/A
Online/Self-Paced: Yes

SmartOTDR FTTH SLM 1x8 Configuration Testing

This course presents an overview of performing an OTDR test using the FTTH-SLM mode on the SmartOTDR tester. Learn how to set up an OTDR test for a 1x8 configuration, run the test, and locate, review and save test results.
Course Number: TT- SMRTOTDR -FTTH-SLM-1x8-SP

Duration

14 minutes

Location

Global

Language

Taught in English, other languages available upon request

Type of Training Available

Onsite Classroom: N/A
Virtual Classroom: N/A
Online/Self-Paced: Yes

SmartOTDR FTTH SLM 1x32 Configuration Testing

This course presents an overview of performing an OTDR test using the FTTH-SLM mode on the SmartOTDR tester. Learn how to set up an OTDR test for a 1x32 configuration, run the test, and locate, review and save test results. 
Course Number: TT-SMRTOTDR-FTTH-SLM-1x32-SP

Duration

15 minutes

Location

Global

Language

Taught in English, other languages available upon request

Type of Training Available

Onsite Classroom: N/A
Virtual Classroom: N/A
Online/Self-Paced: Yes

SmartOTDR Platform Overview

This course presents an overview of the basic controls and keys on the SmartOTDR mainframe. Learn how to utilize the connectors, ports, and options.
Course Number: TT-SMRTOTDR-INTRO-SP

Duration

10 minutes

Location

Global

Language

Taught in English, other languages available upon request

Type of Training Available

Onsite Classroom: N/A
Virtual Classroom: N/A
Online/Self-Paced: Yes

SmartOTDR  SmartLink Mapper (SLM) Testing

This course presents an overview of how to use the SmartLink Mapper (SLM) feature on the SmartOTDR tester. After launching an OTDR test, learn how to use the SLM feature to quickly and easily locate, analyze, and interpret OTDR test results. 
Course Number: TT-SMRTOTDR-SLM-SP

Duration

12 minutes

Location

Global

Language

Taught in English, other languages available upon request

Type of Training Available

Onsite Classroom: N/A
Virtual Classroom: N/A
Online/Self-Paced: Yes

SmartOTDR Introduction to Using Smart Test Assistant

This course presents an overview for how to use the SmartTest Assistant with the SmartOTDR test set. Learn how to perform basic OTDR testing operations using simplified configuration setups and locate and analyze test results. 
Course Number: TT-SMRTOTDR-SMART-SP

Duration

11 minutes

Location

Global

Language

Taught in English, other languages available upon request

Type of Training Available

Onsite Classroom: N/A
Virtual Classroom: N/A
Online/Self-Paced: Yes

SmartOTDR Fiber & OTDR Testing Technician Certification Exam

This course presents an assessment of the knowledge and skills possessed for performing fiber & OTDR testing operations using the SmartOTDR tester and fiber inspection probe to achieve a Fiber & OTDR Testing w/the SmartOTDR Technician Certification.
Course Number: TT-SMRTOTDR-EXAM-SP

Duration

90 minutes

Location

Global

Language

Taught in English, other languages available upon request

Type of Training Available

Onsite Classroom: N/A
Virtual Classroom: N/A
Online/Self-Paced: Yes

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SmartOTDR Handheld Fiber Tester
SmartOTDR Handheld Fiber Tester


We recommend that you take a self-paced course before ordering an onsite course to make the best of your certification process