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Recorded Training Sessions

 
These recorded sessions provide opportunities to gain a fundamental understanding of fiber optics all from the comfort of your own home or office. We've taken the instructional content from some of our most popular classes and delivered them in shorter segments. From half day sessions to more limited sub-topics delivered in less than 2 hours, we've made it easier than ever to get the knowledge you need.

Audience

Field technicians, installers, IT support staff, fiber optic engineers, field supervisors, OSP staff, maintenance and repair techs, or technical sales/support staff for fiber optic OEMs

Prerequisite

Fiber Foundations recommended, but not required

Course Level

Introductory to intermediate. Beginners to some experience with fiber optics find the class material beneficial

Course Length

Sessions vary from 1 to 3 hours - topics and schedule below.

Give us a call at (206) 575-0404 or email training@lightbrigade.com to order or for more information.

 
FIBER OPTICS 1-2-3 INTRODUCTORY TRAINING
SUBJECT
TOPICS COVERED
LENGTH
LIST PRICE*
 Fiber Basics, Fiber Transmission Theory   &       Fiber Types
Digital Communications • Standards • The Electromagnetic Spectrum • Fiber Optic Transmitters and Receivers • Optical Power and Attenuation • How Fiber works • Multimode Fiber • Single-mode Fiber
3 Hours
$ 115.00
 Fiber Optic Cables and Connectors
Indoor and Outdoor Cables • Ribbon Cables • Microduct Cables • Specialty Cables • Interconnection Options • Main Connector Components • Connector Types • Termination Techniques • Connector Inspection and Cleaning Methods
3 Hours
$ 115.00
 Cable Management and Splicing
Splicing Considerations • Fiber Cleaving • Fusion Splicing • Mechanical Splicing • Fiber Management • Rack and Wall Mount Patch and Splice Panels • Fiber Distribution Units • Splice Closures • Fanout And Breakout Kits • Cable Slack Management
~2.5 Hours
$ 90.00
 Installation and OSP Installation
Cable Handling • Indoor and Outdoor Cable Installation • Standards and Codes • Air Blown Fiber • Buried Installation Techniques • Route Planning/Engineering • Conduit and Duct • Aerial Installation
~2 Hours
$ 75.00
 Optical Test Equipment & Testing Best   Practices
Optical Loss Test Sets • Key Considerations for OTDRs • Fiber Identifiers • Visual Tracers • Visual Inspection • Documentation • Testing Best Practices • Testing Transmitter and Receiver Power
2 Hours
$ 90.00
 Restoration Basics & Safety Best Practices
ER Planning Activities • Troubleshooting Flow Chart • Emergency Restoration • Jump Kits • OSP and ISP Restorations • Safety Best Practices • Laser Safety • Working with Optical Fibers • Personal Protective Equipment • Chemicals • The Work Area
2 Hours**
$ 160.00
 Communication Systems Basics & Loss   Budgets
Fiber Optic Transmitters and Receivers • Typical Span Distances • Point to Point and Point to Multipoint Networks • Optical Splitters • CWDM and DWDM • Loss Budget Basics • Safety Margins • Multimode and Single-Mode System Budgets • Loss Budgets for FTTx Networks (Point-To-Multipoint)
~1.5 Hours
$ 75.00
  *Buy 3 or More Sessions and Save 10%
  *Buy 5 or More Sessions and Save 10% - PLUS get a FREE 'Fiber Optics 1-2-3' e-textbook
  **Includes 1 Hour Online Safety Course
 
ADVANCED TRAINING
SUBJECT
TOPICS COVERED
LENGTH
LIST PRICE*
 Introduction to FTTx Fundamentals
FTTx Defined • FTTx Economics • FTTx Network Architecture • Centralized vs Distributed Splits • FTTx Network Testing
~2 Hours
$ 90.00
 Introduction to Emergency Restoration
Types of Fiber Optic Damage • Frequently Encountered Problems • Emergency Restoration Kit Requirements • Equipment Used in Restoration • Premises Restorations
~2 Hours
$ 90.00
 Introduction to Fiber Characterization
Fiber Characterization Defined • Review of Conventional Testing Protocols • Chromatic Dispersion • Polarization Mode Dispersion • Spectral Attenuation
~2.5 Hours
$ 115.00
  *Buy All 3 Sessions and Save 10%
 
REFRESHER TRAINING
SUBJECT
TOPICS COVERED
LENGTH
LIST PRICE
 Review Topics Covered in Introductory   Sessions &  Refresh for ETA Certification   Maintenance
Review topics covered in our introductory courses or refresh your knowledge to prepare for the ETA certification exam. Covers fiber network fundamentals.
~4 Hours
$ 175.00

 
EMERGENCY RESTORATION
SUBJECT
TOPICS COVERED
LENGTH
LIST PRICE
 Emergency Restoration Prep
Defining Required ER Resources • Personnel and Equipment Needs • Test Tools Including OTDRs • Planning and Documentation • The Need for Slack Cable • Route Marking and Documentation • GIS Data • Emergency Restoration Kits • Standard Tools for Cable Restoration • Includes a copy of our ER Planning Guide
4 Hours
$ 225.00

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