Online Certification Exam

Broadband Fiber Installer (BFI) - ONLINE EXAM

The Broadband Fiber Installer (BFI) certification describes the knowledge of field technician who perform installation of telecommunications services (video, voice, and data) delivered via fiber optics to the customer’s premises. Successful candidates have the knowledge to install and service fiber to the premises applications.

The BFI certification builds on the knowledge obtained via the Broadband Premises Installer (BPI) certification or equivalent work experience. Topics include:

  • Fiber optic theory
  • Planning and design
  • Installation
  • Measurements
  • Troubleshooting
  • Standards

BFI Certification Study Resources

Focus on the topics in the exam curriculum that you need to study the most. You may rely upon local technical sessions and certification study groups at SCTE chapters to build your knowledge. In addition, national SCTE onsite and online training courses, vendor training, books and archived webinars as well as education at SCTE events, on-the-job training, publications and other technical resources may help prepare candidates for certification. 

If you would like a list of all the competencies that will be tested on during the certification, contact

An individual who uses the suggested study resources has reasonable assurance 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.