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The FOA Reference Guide is the collection of free resources offered by the Fiber Optic Association Inc. for everyone in fiber optics to find technical information and directions on the design, installation and operation of fiber optic networks.
FOA Reference Guide
The FOA Reference Guide contains almost 1000 pages of technical information on all aspects of fiber optic network design, installation, test and operation provided by FOA advisory board members from around the world. Basic fiber information is available in Spanish, French and Portuguese also.
FOA Reference Guide Table of Contents
Fiber U - free onine trainign from FOA
Fiber U is FOA's learning site, offering dozens of free online self-study courses for everyone in fiber optics. Take a basic course in fiber optics, premises cabling or a short MiniCourse on specific topics, all free. Get a Certificate of Completion when you finish.
Fiber U Free Online Courses

FOA textbooks in print
Prefer printed books for study and reference? FOA has them, covering basic fiber, premises cabling, outside plant fiber optics, construction, network design and test. The basic fiber book is available in Spanish and French too.
FOA Textbooks

FOA Channel on YouTube
Like to get your information in videos? FOA has over 100 YouTube videos, with 50+ Lectures and even more technical demonstrations.
FOA YouTube Videos

FOA Resources For Teachers
Are you a STEM/STEAM teacher? FOA has resources for teachers at all levels. We have videos and classroom aids to show students of any age the "magic" of fiber optics. We also have information on jobs in fiber optics and curriculum for older students looking for a career.
Resources for Teachers

The Fiber Optic Association Inc.
FOA is the Fiber Optic Association Inc., the international professional organization of fiber optics, founded in 1995 to promote professionalism in fiber optics through education, certification and standards. FOA CFOT certification is the recognized certification for fiber optic techs worldwide.
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