The Light Brigade wins GSA contract for fiber-optic training

October 31, 2005 Tukwila, WA -- The Light Brigade has been awarded a contract from the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide fiber-optic training and training materials to the federal government. The contract details special discounts on Light Brigade training courses, as well as on educational DVDs, videos, and CD-ROMs.

October 31, 2005 Tukwila, WA -- The Light Brigade has been awarded a contract from the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide fiber-optic training and training materials to the federal government. According to a press release, the contract (#GS-02F-001R) details special discounts on Light Brigade training courses, as well as on educational DVDs, videos, and CD-ROMs.

Light Brigade courses in the contract include:

Fiber Optics 1-2-3: This course focuses on the design, installation, testing, and maintenance of fiber-optic 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 CEC credits.

Advanced Hands-on Fiber Optic Training Modules: Five one-day advanced training classes that concentrate on a specific aspect of fiber-optics. 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; 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 currently include six DVDs and 18 videos/CD-ROMs. The discounts are available to government personnel only.

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