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2017 Training Catalog Features Five New Courses

10/28/2016
Light Brigade’s 2017 Fiber Optic Training Catalog is now available. It has a complete listing of our training offerings including in-person and online courses, staff development training DVDs, as well as our recently released mobile field training tool titled Amp.


Certified Fiber to the Home Online Training Course Sale… Save over $200!

10/5/2016
The continued spread of FTTH deployments worldwide provides many opportunities and challenges. Training is in demand as organizations need skilled workers to understand the technology, design the networks and build/maintain the physical structures.


Light Brigade Executive Receives IPC’s Distinguished Committee Service Award

10/4/2016
The IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® recently recognized Larry Johnson, Director and Founder of Light Brigade, Inc. with a Distinguished Committee Service award for his contributions to the development of the standard IPC-D-640, Design and Critical Process Requirements for Optical Fiber, Optical Cable and Hybrid Wiring Harness Assemblies.


Free Certification Exam when you take any September class

8/10/2016
Take any September training class and get the certification exam for free*. Applies to the ETA Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) and Fiber Optics Technician – Outside Plant (FOT-OSP) exams ($150 value), or to any single level of the IMSA certification exams ($175 value). Use promotion code FREECERT when submitting your class request form.


Light Brigade Instructor Recognized By ETA® International

6/23/2016
Steve Rounds, a Light Brigade Fiber Optics Instructor, has recently been recognized by the Electronics Technicians Association (ETA) as its George Savage Fiber Optics Certification Administrator of the Year. The annual award is presented to an individual for outstanding service to electronic technicians.


Light Brigade Presents $5,000 to United Way of King County

6/15/2016
Tukwila, WA and Spartanburg, SC – Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, presented United Way of King County with a check for $5,000, exceeding last year’s donation by 20 percent. The donation was made possible by Light Brigade associates, as well as AFL’s Community Outreach Program, which supplemented donations.


FTTH Council Approves Certification for FTTx OSP Design Course

6/2/2016
Light Brigade is pleased to announce that its FTTx OSP Design course has been approved by the FTTH Council for a new certification program. The new FTTx Outside Plant Design certification program will be launched this June at the FTTH Council’s FTTH Connect conference in Nashville, Tennessee. This certification program is the only curriculum and examination program specifically designed to cert...


Amp – Light Brigade’s New Mobile Training Tool

5/23/2016
A common challenge for those who complete training is learning a skill in class but not immediately putting it into practice in the field and then later experiencing difficulties recalling exact procedures. A year after class, how do you remember the exact steps for proper OTDR set up and testing, or even how to evaluate your test results?


Light Brigade Announces Booth Demonstrations at Optical Fiber Conference

3/10/2016
Light Brigade has a full range of activities at OFC in Anaheim on March 21 -24. We will be exhibiting, teaching short courses and making presentations on the exhibit floor. Our hands-on fiber optic training will be featured in a variety of skills demonstrations at our booth #2641. Demo attendees will receive our ‘Introduction to Fiber Optics’ DVD for free!


Light Brigade and NIFOT Provide Fiber Optic Training Solutions in India

3/2/2016
Light Brigade and NeST Institute of Fiber Optic Technology Pvt. Ltd. (NIFOT) continue to work together to provide leading fiber optic training solutions to meet the high demand for skilled fiber optic technicians in India.