Light Brigade to provide training to federal government

Oct. 28, 2005 - Company awarded contract from the General Services Administration.

The Light Brigade, Inc. has announced that it has been awarded a contract from the General Services Administration to provide optical fiber training and training materials to the federal government.

This contract, No. GS-02F-001R, details special discounts on Light Brigade training courses as well as on educational DVDs, videos and CD-ROMs.

Fiber Optics 1-2-3 focuses on the design, installation, testing and maintenance of optical fiber communication systems for voice, video and data applications. This four-day class is offered nationally and features a comprehensive manual, excerpts from Light Brigade DVDs and intensive hands-on training stations. The class is approved by BICSI for Continuing Education Credits credits.

The Advanced Hands-on Fiber Optic Training Modules are five one-day advanced training classes that concentrate on a specific aspect of optical fiber: Module 1: Fiber Optic Connectorization; Module 2: Optical Loss Testing, Troubleshooting and Documentation; Module 3: Fiber Optic Cable Preparation, Patch Panels and Splice Closures; Module 4: OTDR Theory, Operation and Emergency Restoration; and Module 5: Fiber Optic Splicing (Fusion and Mechanical). Each module is approved for BICSI CEC credits.

The contract also outlines a significant discount on The Light Brigade's Staff Development materials, which now includes six DVDs and 18 videos/CD-ROMs.
These discounts are available to government personnel only.

The Light Brigade is based in Tukwila, WA. For more information visit

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