Since 1987, The Light Brigade has trained more than 50,000 technicians, installers, engineers, and designers from a wide variety of industries: telephony, broadband, utilities, media and broadcast, industrial, manufacturing, mining, government, aerospace, and the military. Our professional instructors and technicians have a variety of real world practical experience in all aspects of fibre optics. With experience in applications such as communications, signaling, security, and network control, our instructors provide valuable insight into the design, installation, and operation of state-of-the-art fibre optic systems.
- Hands-on Training extensive hands-on training sessions help our attendees to learn fibre optics by doing rather than watching. Attendees spend
- Technology-based in our training classes, you receive an objective viewpoint, not a sales pitch. We teach techniques that are applicable to any product, and we select the best available equipment and supplies from many different manufacturers.
- Continuous ٍٍSupport to ensure continued long-term support, we offer technical assistance to our class attendees. If you have a question or need guidance after the class is over, our staff is there to help.
- All alumni of our three and four-day classes are also entitled to a 25% discount on additional Light Brigade training courses and DVDs.
FTTx for Installers and Technicians
This four-day class has been developed with 16 hours of classroom lecture and 16 hours of hands-on skills labs to provide practical understanding and hands-on skills required to properly install and maintain fiber-to-the-home (FTTx) networks. Attendees will gain the valuable skills that are required to install, test, and troubleshoot PON and active Ethernet FTTx systems according to ITU, and IEEE standards. Students will perform bidirectional testing, WDM testing, and splitter testing with the latest FTTx test equipment such as PON power meters and optical time-domain reflectometers.
Course Level Introductory to intermediate. Beginners to experienced fiber technicians find the class and extensive hands on skills training beneficial
Course Length Two days of classroom lecture and two days of hands-on exercises
Certification Options ETA Fiber Optic Technician – Outside Plant (FOT-OSP) Certification / BICSI Continuing Education Credits (30 BICSI ITS CECs)