Training Course
Optical Time Domain Reflectometer Course (OTDR)

About the Course:
In the optic fibre industry, the Time Domain Optical Reflectometer (OTDR) is used for the specific purpose of testing the integrity of optic fibre cables in a given network or optic fibre links. This 1-day course has been designed to help managers and optic fibre technicians understand the complexities of an OTDR trace.

Duration:  1 Day starting from 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
R2,000.00 incl. VAT

Contact us today:
Rhouna Malefane
Tel: +27 10 020 3779
Mobile: +27 72 591 4573

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Who will benefit from this course:

  • Project managers

  • Technicians

What will you learn

  • OTDR basics – what it measures and its features,
  • OTDR working principle,
  • OTDR trace,
  • OTDR Setting parameters: Range, Pulse Width, Sampling Time
  • Understanding events: Non-reflective, Reflective, Gainers, Ghosts
  • Optical return loss
  • Effects of a launch cables

Course dates:

  • There are no current courses


  • University of Johannesburg,

  • FTTX Council of Africa