The Center for Rural Development

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May 20, 2019

Now offering fiber optic courses

Are you interested in a career in fiber optics?

We can help!

The Center for Rural Development, in partnership with the KCTCS schools, invites you to continue your education by attending one or more of these Certified Fiber Optics (CFO) training courses, to help you become the most qualified in your field!

  • CFO Technician: May 13-15
  • CFO Specialist (Splicing): May 16-17
  • CFO Specialist (Outside Plant): May 20-21

When: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Valley Oak Industrial Park
347 Coin Road, Somerset, KY

We have funding assistance available to pay for 80% of each certification you would like to take. You may register for multiple certifications, provided you have not previously taken them. There are only eight seats left in each class so act fast!

Who is eligible?
If you are an unemployed or under-employed individual who lives in one of the following Kentucky counties, you are eligible to apply for Certified Fiber Optics training:

Bell, Clay, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Leslie, Letcher, McCreary, Perry, Pulaski, and Whitley counties 

If approved, The Center for Rural Development will fund 80 percent of the participant’s training cost in partnership with Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).

Contact information
For more information, please contact Beka Burton at 606-677-6034 or email

Revised CFO flyer



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