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Light Brigade Introduces a New Online Training Course: Fiber Foundations

10/19/2017
Light Brigade has added to its online training offerings with the release of Fiber Foundations. The course provides an overview of basic theory, terminology, key products and is a useful introduction to fiber optics for anyone involved in the industry or preparing to take further training.


Light Brigade Recognized by United Way

10/17/2017
United Way of King County recently recognized Light Brigade with its Outstanding Employee Campaign Award for its recent United Way annual campaign.


BICSI Increases CECs for Light Brigade’s Fiber Optics 1-2-3 Course

8/8/2017
Light Brigade has worked with BICSI to provide continuing education credits (CECs) for many of their courses. BICSI recently increased the number of CECs for the Light Brigade’s Fiber Optics 1-2-3 training course.


Fiber Optic Training Short Courses at ISE Expo

7/13/2017
Light Brigade will be teaching two fiber optic training courses, FTTx OSP Design and OTDR Advanced Workshop, at the ISE Expo in Orlando in September. You can take these courses on Monday September 12 and then go to the exhibition on September 13-14.


Light Brigade Presents $6,000 to United Way of King County

6/1/2017
Tukwila, WA – June 1, 2017 – Light Brigade completed its annual United Way campaign with a $6,000 donation to United Way of King County. This marks the fifth year that Light Brigade has embarked on a United Way campaign that supports youth, builds financial stability, ends homelessness and gives kids an equal chance.


Light Brigade Offering Fiber Optics 1-2-3 Training Course in New Bedford

5/3/2017
Light Brigade, a leading developer and provider of fiber optic training, will bring its most popular course, Fiber Optics 1-2-3, to New Bedford, MA this summer for the first time. The 4 day, hands-on course provides a practical understanding of fiber optic technology, products, and equipment, and teaches skills required to install, splice, test, and troubleshoot fiber optic networks. This is a ...


Light Brigade Instructor Recognized by ETA® International

3/30/2017
Mark Kazes, Senior Instructor with Light Brigade, is the recipient of ETA’s George Savage Award as the top Certification Administrator in their fiber optic certification program. The annual award is presented to an individual for outstanding service to electronic technicians.


Light Brigade Introduces Fiber to the Antenna Training Course

2/28/2017
Light Brigade is now offering a Fiber to the Antenna four day, instructor-led course. For those working on extending fiber to equipment on towers and rooftops or even for DAS applications, there are a few unique challenges. This course provides a good understanding of fiber optic technology and the best practices for integration and installation of optical components in these applications.


Light Brigade Introduces Fiber Optics for Enterprise Networks Training Course

2/22/2017
Tukwila, WA– Light Brigade is now offering Fiber Optics for Enterprise Networks. The three-day course provides the practical knowledge and hands-on skills required to properly design, install, and maintain fiber optic premises and data center networks.


The Value of ETA Certification

2/2/2017
There are many reasons those in the fiber optic industry pursue professional certifications. Earning a certificate validates the person’s high-level of expertise…not to mention that a professional certification may also yield a pay bump and generally puts holders ahead of the pack.


Light Brigade Adds Two Fiber Optic Design and Engineering Courses

1/12/2017
Tukwila, WA– January 12, 2017 – Light Brigade is partnering with Fiber Insight to offer design and engineering customers two new course options—Certified Optical Network Associate (CONA) and Certified Fiber Characterization Engineer (CFCE).