Fibre Optic Cable Design

  • Course Overview

Variety of application scenarios makes Optical fibre makes it a preferred choice amongst various types of transport media options. Hence Fibre Optic cable design plays an important role when it comes to aligning it with the intended use case. This course takes the participants through the construction of the optical fibre and the types of cable assembly for different types of optical fibre cables. It starts with explaining the cable types for location of the installation as well as the type of environment – be it indoor, outdoor or overhead, underground or in a submarine. It then expands further towards the categorization of fibre optic cables based on construction.


  • Course Pre-requisites

The course is applicable to all technical and non-technical professionals of any organization operating in telecom technology domain.


  • Course Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the participants will be able to:

  • List the cable types depending upon location of installation and type of environment
  • Differentiate the cable design principles of fibre optic cables for Indoor, outdoor or multi-purpose (I/O) environments
  • List the features and specifications of different type of fibre optic cables based on construction type like Loose Tube Cable, Tight Buffered Cable and Ribbon Cables


  • Course Duration

This duration of this e-learning course is of approximately 25 minutes.

Course Content

Total learning: 1 lesson Time: 10 weeks



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