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Tukwila, WA ‒ Light Brigade, the world’s leading fiber optic training provider, has announced that it will provide thirteen public training sessions scheduled in nine cities across Canada throughout 2015. The courses to be featured this year include Fiber Optics 1-2-3, Advanced Hands-on Training, FTTx for Installers and Technicians, Fiber Optics for Oil/Gas, Fiber Optics for Mining Applications, and Fiber Optics for ITS, Traffic, Fire Alarm, and Communication Systems.

“Since our initial offerings of Canadian open enrollment venues in 2013, we have experienced great success with our core Fiber Optics 1-2-3 course in Canada,” stated Dario DePaolis, General Manager for The Light Brigade. “We have been so impressed by the response that we have added even more of our high-quality courses to our 2015 schedule in order to satisfy the growing demand for fiber optic training in the country.”

The Fiber Optics 1-2-3 course incorporates 16 hours of classroom lecture and 16 hours of hands‑on skills training. The course targets individuals who wish to learn how to design, install, and maintain fiber-optic communications systems in such applications as telco, broadband access, and premises (LAN) environments. The course will enable students to use the latest technology and equipment to splice, connectorize, test, and troubleshoot fiber-optic networks in order to increase efficiency, reliability, and on-the-job safety, as well as to reduce cost and downtime.

The 2015 class schedule for Fiber Optics 1-2-3 is as follows:
  • January 6-9 in Vancouver, BC
  • April 14-17 in Edmonton, AB
  • April 28 - May 1 in Toronto, ON
  • May 12-15 in Ottawa, ON
  • July 14-17 in Halifax, NS
  • September 15-18 in Calgary, AB
  • October 5-8 in Winnipeg, MB
The Advanced Hands-on Training course will be provided on these dates:
  • August 25-28 in Vancouver, BC
The FTTx for Installers and Technicians course will be provided on these dates:
  • February 24-27 in Vancouver, BC
The Fiber Optics for Oil/Gas course will be provided on these dates:
  • March 24-27 in Ft. McMurray, AB
  • September 22-25 in Edmonton, AB
The Fiber Optics for Mining Applications courses will be provided on these dates:
  • November 23-25 in Sudbury, ON
The Fiber Optics for ITS, Traffic, Fire Alarm, and Communication Systems courses will be provided on these dates:
  • Technician Level I on December 7-8 in Vancouver, BC
  • Field Technician Level II on December 9-10 in Vancouver, BC
  • Design Technician Level II on December 11 in Vancouver, BC

About Light Brigade
Since 1987, The Light Brigade has instructed 50,000 attendees in its courses on fiber optic design, maintenance, and testing, including advanced topics such as FTTx, DWDM, and PMD/CD. In addition, the company creates customized fiber optic training courses, DVDs, and online training.