CFCC launches training program for fiber optic cable installers

Cape Fear Community College (Picture: WWAY)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – Cape Fear Community College, in partnership with CloudWyze, Focus Broadband, Spectrum, Fiber Optic Solutions, and MasTec, is pleased to launch a new fiber optic cable installer training program to address local labor demand.

“CloudWyze is proud to partner with CFCC in the fiber optic cable installation program. At CloudWyze, we continue to need skilled workers as we grow our network footprint across the state,” said CloudWyze CEO Shaun Olsen “We look to our future with the support of CFCC.”

“An increase in remote work environments and high demand for network streaming services are creating high demand for skilled fiber optic cable installers,” said the vice president of economic development and workforce. of CFCC, John Downing. “It’s a great opportunity for students to get trained quickly for a rewarding career.”

Through CFCC’s Fiber Optic Cable Installer program, students will learn:

Cabling Fundamentals for Copper and Fiber Optic Systems
Training in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Use of underground equipment
Confined space training
CPR/First Aid/AED, Flagger and OSHA 10 Safety
Driving industry-related equipment (bucket truck, mini-excavator, etc.)
CDL-A with automatic restriction and O

Upon completion of the program, graduates should qualify for careers as cable installation technicians and will get a guaranteed interview with employers such as Focus Broadband, CloudWyze, Fiber Optic Solutions, Spectrum, MasTec, etc.

The 13-week program begins April 26, 2022 and is limited to 15 students.

Interested persons should visit the program’s website to request more information.

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