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The Light Brigade Custom Fiber Optic

Training Courses
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Don't see exactly what you're looking for? Need training on something more unique or specific to your business?  

Light Brigade can work with you to custom develop a course that meets your precise needs and then deliver it at your location.

Foundational Training Courses

Foundational
Light Brigade FO 1-2-3 Training
Fiber Optics 1-2-3

This four-day class includes 2 days of classroom knowledge and 2 days of hands-on skills training to provide the practical understanding and skills required to specify, install, test, and maintain fiber optic networks in many outside plant and inside plant applications. The course is designed to provide an understanding of fiber optic technology, how fiber works, various link components, industry standards, and best practices. Knowledge gained from the classroom session is then applied in two days of hands-on skills exercises.

Light Brigade Outside Plant for Installers and Technicians Training
OSP for Installers & Technicians

This four-day instructor-led course is designed to provide useful technical knowledge of fiber optics relating to FTTx applications, as well as the skills needed to install and test the physical layer for active Ethernet and passive optical networks (PON). 

Light Brigade Fiber Optics For Wireless Training
Fiber Optics for Wireless

This two-day instructor-led course focuses on field testing and troubleshooting fiber optic spans/links and explains the various types of equipment and tools needed for acceptance testing, documenting performance, and finding problems in a fiber physical plant. The emphasis is on understanding proper OTDR settings, overall testing, and evaluating results.​

Light Brigade Fiber Optics for Utilities - Level 1 Training
Fiber Optics for Utilities - Level 1

This three-day instructor-led course teaches basic fiber optic theory and the products used in fiber networks, focusing on the proper installation and maintenance of aerial and underground utility fiber optic systems. Hands-on skills training includes splicing, termination, testing, and troubleshooting to increase efficiency, reliability, and deployment speed in the field.

Light Brigade Introduction to Air Blown Fiber Training
Introduction to Air Blown Fiber

This three-day instructor-led course teaches how to properly design, install, and maintain fiber optics systems in harsh environments underground and surface mines. Attendees will use the latest fiber optic technology and equipment to splice, connectorize, test, and troubleshoot mining-based optical fiber networks in order to increase efficiency and reliability.

Light Brigade Fiber Optics For Oil & Gas Training
Fiber Optics for Oil & Gas

This four-day instructor-led course teaches how to properly design, install, and maintain fiber optics systems in petrochemical environments. Attendees will use the latest fiber optic technology and equipment to splice, connectorize, test, and troubleshoot optical fiber networks in order to increase efficiency and reliability as well as reduce costs and downtime.

Light Brigade Fiber Optics For Mining Applications Training
Fiber Optics for Mining Applications

This three-day instructor-led course teaches how to properly design, install, and maintain fiber optics systems in harsh environments underground and surface mines. Attendees will use the latest fiber optic technology and equipment to splice, connectorize, test, and troubleshoot mining-based optical fiber networks in order to increase efficiency and reliability.

Intermediate Training Courses

Light Brigade OTDR Testing Deep Dive Training
OTDR Testing Deep Dive

This two-day instructor-led course focuses on field testing and troubleshooting fiber optic spans/links and explains the various types of equipment and tools needed for acceptance testing, documenting performance, and finding problems in a fiber physical plant. The emphasis is on understanding proper OTDR settings, overall testing, and evaluating results.​

Light Brigade Advanced Outside Plant Technician Training
Advanced Outside Plant Technician

This four-day instructor-led course features one day of classroom theory that delivers a quick refresher on fiber terminology and technology before diving into FTTx, emergency restoration, fiber characterization, and how the latest industry trends may impact field practices. This is followed by three days of hands-on skills training, where attendees build and troubleshoot a passive optical network from patch panel to patch panel through various splice closures with multiple drops.

Light Brigade Fiber Optics for Utilities - Level 1 Training
Fiber Optics for Utilities - Level 2

This one-day instructor-led course examines fiber optic design parameters, cable management alternatives, route planning, optical testing requirements, test results interpretation, and cable system design.

Light Brigade Emergency Restoration Training
Emergency Restoration

This two-day instructor-led course focuses on fault location, troubleshooting, and test equipment with a heavy emphasis on hands-on skills training that simulates actual field restorations for both retrievable and non-retrievable slack scenarios. Attendees will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to help their organizations to better deal with outages.

Advanced Training Courses

Light Brigade Fiber Optics for Utilities - Level 1 Training
Fiber Optics for Utilities - Level 3

This one-day instructor-led course focuses on DWDM systems and transmission impairments such as PMD and CD that limit the bandwidth and operating rates of fiber optic transmission systems. It covers xWDM theory and applications with a special emphasis on fiber dispersion limits and system design considerations.

Light Brigade FTTx OSP Design Training
FTTx Outside Plant Design

This three-day instructor-led course begins with fundamental fiber and network component information relating to FTTH network design considerations. The course then covers best practices for product selection and ideal placement for point-to-point, distributed, and centralized split network options.

Light Brigade Certified FTTH Professional Training
Certified FTTH Professional

This two-day instructor-led course focuses on the fundamentals of FTTH architecture, network design, deployment technology, and operational skills. Designed for those involved in deploying and maintaining FTTH and FTTB networks, it covers everything from FTTx systems to FTTx components, including discussion around the business issues involved with planning FTTx deployments.

Light Briage Fiber Optics for Enterprise Networks Training
Fiber Optics for Enterprise Networks

This three-day, instructor-led course provides the practical knowledge and hands-on skills training required to properly design, install, and maintain fiber optic premises and data center networks. Attendees will use the latest fiber optic technology and equipment to splice, connector, test, and troubleshoot multimode and single-mode fiber networks in order to increase efficiency and reliability, as well as reduce costs and downtime.

Light Brigade Fiber Characterization Fundamentals Training
Fiber Characterization Fundamentals

This two-day instructor-led course focuses on the principles behind the building and maintaining high-speed optical networks where key parameters such as polarization mode dispersion and chromatic dispersion must be calculated to evaluate system capabilities and potential upgrades to higher bit rates.

OTT Certified Fiber Characterization Engineer
OTT Certified Fiber Characterization Engineer
Fiber Characterization Engineer

This five-day instructor-led course focuses on mastering the tests required to verify that an infrastructure can support high data rate (10+ Gb/s) applications, Raman amplification, and extended wavelength ranges for CWDM and DWDM systems, as well as those typically required to prove that the fiber will operate properly when dark fiber contracts are signed.

OTT Certified Optical Network Associate
OTT Certified Optical Network Associate
Certified Optical Network Associate

This five-day instructor-led course provides a fundamental review of optical networking and details key components that enable direct detection, and amplitude-modulated networks at data rates up to 10 and 25Gb/s.  Network distances are addressed from short links inside data centers to long-haul links that require amplifiers and dispersion compensation.  Actual case studies will be presented and discussed.  The course assignment will task teams to each successfully design a multiplexed, amplified, dispersion-compensated optical network circuit to link two distant data centers.

OTT Certified Optical Network Engineer Training
Certified Optical Network Engineer

This five-day instructor-led course examines how to meet the fast-evolving challenges of increasing capacity, reach, and flexibility, controlling latency, migrating to open/ interoperable systems, and providing quality service. All of this while keeping costs under control and reducing power consumption. Attendees will learn how the combination of coherent transmission and digital signal processing has transformed optical communications at the higher data rates of 100 – 800Gb/s; and about the changes necessary to implement DWDM systems for operating efficiently at data rates of 400Gb/s and above. 

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Light Brigade Special Pricing & Discounts

Early Bird Pricing

Training Discounts

Receive up to $150 off the list price by registering more than 90 days prior to the start of class. Classes booked 90 days or less will be charged the full list price. Book early and save!  Combine Early Bird Pricing with one of our many discounts for additional savings!

 

*Note: Light Brigade offers a variety of discounts and special pricing. Look for the green tag icon for courses that are eligible for any of the discounts listed.

  • 15% discount for UTC and FBA members

  • 10% discount for Low Voltage Nation Gold Member

  • 10% discount for previous attendees of our three or four-day courses (good for four years)
     

*Note: Discounts cannot be combined.  CONA and CFCE courses are only eligible for the 10% discount for four or more attendees.  Other discounts do not apply.

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