Broadband Transport Specialist (BTS) Certification Study Resources

Select the type of study resources (publications, courses) that suits your learning style. Then focus on the topics in the exam curriculum that you need to study the most. You may also use local SCTE chapter technical sessions, vendor training, on-the-job training and other publications/courses to help with exam preparation.

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Broadband Transport Specialist Course (most effective study resource)
This resource will be very helpful in preparing for the BTS certification exam.

Broadband Transport Specialist (BTS) Course
The Broadband Transport Specialist (BTS) course focuses on optical signal distribution in the access network and transport networks, while continuing to reach closer to the FTTx deployment strategy in order to meet the customer’s bandwidth needs. All aspects of the fiber network from the optical node to the transport network are included in this comprehensive training course that supports SCTE’s BTS certification.

Publications (Covering many of the exam topics for those who do not want to take the BTS course)

Introduction to Fiber Optics, Third Edition
WDM Technologies: Optical Networks
Passive Optical Networks
Modern Cable Television Technology
Recommended Practices for Optical Fiber Construction and Testing

An individual who uses the suggested study resources is not guaranteed to be exposed to all topics which may appear on a specified SCTE exam but reasonable assurance can be made that a significant number of exam topics are covered throughout the study resources.
Equal opportunity will be provided to all certification candidates regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, color, ancestry, mental or physical disability or handicap, veteran's status or any other classification protected by applicable law.