Certified Fibre Optics Technician Training Program 2020

Updated: Nov 20, 2020

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Economic Development Department in partnership with the Akwesasne Career & Employment Support Services (ACESS) is offering a 2-week Certified Fibre Optics Technician (CFOT) training program. We are seeking individuals who are looking for a career in the fibre optics field. This 2-week program will train and certify individuals to have the knowledge of installing fiber optics on the Northern portion of Akwesasne.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Exhibit a friendly and courteous manner when dealing with co-workers and customers

  • Motivational, listening, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to continually enhance customer service skills

  • Knowledge of basic communication principles

  • Basic computer skills

  • Work at heights more than 15 to 20 feet

  • Ability to lift more than 50 lbs

Qualification Requirements:

  • Possession of valid driver’s license

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must have a clean CPIC or background check

  • Previous technical experience an asset but not required

  • Must meet ACESS eligibility requirements

This 2-week course comprises of 4 days of Certified Fibre Optics Technician training, 2 days of Certified Fibre Optics Specialist training and 4 days of Safety and Soft Skills training.

The start date for the course is Monday, November 30, 2020.

Applications are available at the Akwesasne Career & Employment Support Services (ACESS). The application deadline is Monday, November 23rd at 3:00 pm.

For more information, call ACESS at 613 575-2626.


For online application, click here.

Once the application is filled out in full, return to ACESS offices in St. Regis or email it in to info@acessjobs.ca.


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