Craley Group teams with CTTS for FTTx training

Craley Group has formed a strategic alliance with CTTS as the Global Training Partner for its Atlantis Hydrotec fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) system and other Craley Group associated technologies.

Atlantis Hydrotec provides a conduit to a building by installing a micro-bore water pipe within the existing water supply infrastructure into which a fibre-optic communications cable can then be safely fitted without any adverse effect on the water supply. This approach is gathering momentum with customers in a number of locations around the world, says Craley Group.

Crayley says it chose CTTS for its training needs because it is one of the most highly respected communications infrastructure training organisations in the world. CTTS provides installation training for BT Openreach and has supported new product and technology roll-outs in the UK and for many organisations around the world.

Craley will now be able to offer an extensive range of training packages, covering its Atlantis Hydrotec FTTH systems as well as a full suite of additional courses covering associated topics from physical aspects (e.g. roads and street works, confined space working, fibre installation, termination and testing) through to planning, design and surveying. Bespoke courses covering customer specific requirements are also available.

CTTS has training facilities at its Lincoln, UK-based headquarters: an impressive and fully equipped 23-acre site with complete in-field simulation experience on all aspects of installation work. Training can also be provided in-country to match specific customer needs.

Commenting on this new alliance, Andy Harris CEO of Craley Group said: “We are delighted to be engaging with CTTS to handle the training for our highly innovative range of fibre infrastructure products. Their reputation as a world leader in communications training, combined with their global coverage is a perfect match for the CRALEY customer base.”

Martyn Cook, managing director of CTTS added: “We have a continuing commitment to maintaining pace with the industry’s needs through the substantial inward investment in additional facilities, equipment and trainers to deliver new technologies. Working in conjunction with Craley Group we will be able to help provide a skilled workforce which ensures that their radical new technology approach delivers the efficiencies and big reductions in time and cost for FTTH builds and associated projects.”


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