Collin College Continuing Education will host an information session for those interested in learning about career opportunities and training in Fiber Optics. The information session will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Blvd. in Plano. The information session is free and open to the public, but space is limited.

This information session will include details on three Fiber Optics certification courses.

Continuing Education and Fiber Optics representatives will be on hand to answer questions and present course details. No prior experience is needed to be trained in this field.

To register online for this information session, visit the Continuing Education EventBrite™ site at The community may also register in person at the Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Blvd in Plano or by phone at 972-985-3711.

In the Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT) course students will prepare to take the Fiber Optics Association CFOT exam by learning through lecture and 85% hands-on exercises. This three-day course meets from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 10-12, at the Courtyard Center in Plano.

To learn more and register online for the Certified Fiber Optics Technician course, visit

For more information, contact Jeanne Johnson, Continuing Education Professional and Career Development Program Director, at

Collin College Continuing Education is the leading career skills training institution for adults who are not seeking a degree. More than 70 industry-recognized certificate series and certification preparation training programs are offered in the information technology, management, administrative, finance, logistics, health care, education, creative, service and hospitality career fields.


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