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10 Tips to Master Adobe Photoshop (WIT346-68)

$59
Calendar Jun 28, 2021 at 4 pm

Adobe Photoshop is the industry-standard photo editing and manipulation software. Its uses range from the full-featured editing and retouching of photos to creating intricate digital paintings and drawings that mimic those done by hand.

Instructor Keith Conforti shows you how to get started with Adobe Photoshop CC and covers the 10 things that basic users want to know how to do. If you are new to Photoshop, or looking to improve your skills, or to simply learn a few new tools, this single session class is for you. After covering ten important things every Photoshop user should know, we will follow up with a question and answer session to address specific techniques you may want to learn more about executing.

Important: Students should have a working knowledge of Zoom and some prior exposure to Adobe Photoshop. While this class is targeted for novice to intermediate users, strict beginners looking for an introduction to the software will most likely not be suited to the pace of the class.

This course will be held in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

Certified Fiber Optic Technician - CFOT (WPG041-68)

$850
Calendar Jul 12, 2021 at 8 am

This introductory 3-day, 24-hour (*Approx.) fiber optic technician course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician. This Fiber Optic Training combines theory and 85% hands-on activities to prepare the student to take the CFOT (Certified Fiber Optic Technician) test that is sanctioned by the FOA (Fiber Optic Association) and given and graded the final class day.

This course also introduces the student to industry standards governing FTTD (Fiber To The Desk), FTTH (Fiber To The Home), and Distribution Cabling. Students will learn how to identify fiber types, recognize various connectors used in fiber installation; and install, terminate, splice, and properly test installed fiber cable to existing standards. This program explores the history and future of fiber optics and fiber optics capabilities, and basic testing and troubleshooting. Anyone interested in becoming a Certified Fiber Optic Technician should attend this class.

Note: The student must pass both the written and hands on exams to successfully pass this course.

Certified Fiber Optics Programs are offered in partnership with BDI Datalynk

Payment plan available: $425 deposit plus 2 payments of $212.50, paid weekly.

10 Tips to Master Adobe Illustrator (WIT347-68)

$59
Calendar Jul 12, 2021 at 4 pm

Adobe Illustrator, the industry-standard vector graphics software lets you create scalable art for everything from web and mobile graphics to logos, icons, book illustrations, product packaging, and billboards. Turn shapes and colors into logos and icons. Create typography, draw freehand, and trace and recolor graphics. Illustrator is vector-based, so your artwork stays crisp even when you scale it up to stadium size.

Instructor Keith Conforti shows you how to get started with Adobe Illustrator CC and covers the 10 things that basic users want to know how to do. If you are new to Illustrator, or looking to improve your skills, or to simply learn a few new tools, this single session class is for you. After covering ten important things, we will follow up with a question and answer session to address specific techniques you may want to learn more about executing.

Important: Students should have a working knowledge of Zoom and some prior exposure to Adobe Illustrator. While this class is targeted for novice to intermediate users, strict beginners looking for an introduction to the software will most likely not be suited to the pace of the class.

This class will be held in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Testing & Maintenance - CFOS/T (WPG042-68)

$775
Calendar Jul 15, 2021 at 8 am

This 2-day, 16-hour (actual hours may vary depending on number of students) program is designed to offer advanced training to anyone involved with the testing and maintenance of fiber optic networks. A focal point in the program is to offer a general, easy to understand, approach to fiber optics testing standards with little theory and considerable hands on activities. This comprehensive program explains the variety of testing standards, equipment and technological approaches used in fiber network testing and splicing and how to choose among them. This 85% hands on course explores the overall spectrum of testing and maintenance of singlemode fiber optic networks, and provides a detailed overview and demonstration of various pieces of equipment used in testing and maintenance. Subject matter includes a detailed study of ANSI/TIA/EIA-526-(7)A, OTDR fundamentals and uses, OTDR vs. Insertion Loss Testing, Return Loss Testing, and Attenuation testing using the Power Source and Light Meter.

This course is recognized by The US Department of Labor and is sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA).

Prerequisite: FOA CFOT course. As of January 1, 2015, the student MUST have successfully passed the basic CFOT course within the preceding 12 months or have renewed their FOA membership within that time frame prior to attending the CFOS/T, CFOS/S, and/or the CFOS/O FOA Specialist courses offered by BDI Datalynk. There are no exceptions. Students are encouraged to register for all courses being offered at the individual locations with the understanding that the CFOT is the prerequisite for all other courses and it must be successfully completed first prior to attending any of the other specialist courses.

Certified Fiber Optics Programs are offered in partnership with BDI Datalynk

Payment plan available: $387.50 deposit plus 2 payments of $193.75, paid weekly.

Cybersecurity Essentials for Employers (WIT337-68)

$99

with Jake Mazzola

Calendar Jul 16, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 2 weeks

During the first cybersecurity foundation session, basic cybersecurity terminology and an overview of the cyber landscape will be discussed. Building on those items, we will also explore the various cyber threats/actors employers face. We will deep dive into those threats and discuss essential cybersecurity protocols business owners and executives can implement in their organization to avoid falling victim to similar threats.

In our second session, we will build on what was discussed during session one and explore more advanced cybersecurity topics. We will also discuss the essential aspects of an effective cybersecurity program that small business owners and executives can implement to protect their organization better. We will wrap things up with a panel of local experts and a Q&A session to answer any questions!

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom guidance and instruction will be provided in advance of the session. 

Certified Fiber Optics Specialist in Splicing - CFOS/S (WPG043-68)

$775
Calendar Jul 17, 2021 at 8 am

This 2-day, 16 hour (actual hours may vary depending on number of students) Splicing Specialist Training includes a complete PowerPoint presentation explaining the importance of high performance splicing and further details the points necessary to achieve these splices. The depth of this presentation is much greater than most textbooks and provides background information about splicing that is very important to the student. An overview of OTDR functions and trace understanding is also provided during this presentation. 85% hands-on classroom activities will provide training in both fusion and mechanical splicing of either single or multimode fiber optic cables.

Inside or outside plant fiber optic cable types will be utilized at instructor's discretion during these hands-on sessions along with fiber optics enclosures and splice trays. The student will be responsible for successfully making and testing both mechanical and fusion splices. In addition to the basic splicing activities outlined above, the student will further be required to correctly and efficiently install spliced fibers into splice trays and enclosures. The student will further be required to achieve a splice loss of less than 0.15 dB for all splices and demonstrate proficiency in interpretation of splice loss using OTDR splice traces.

This course is recognized by The US Department of Labor and is sanctioned by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA).

Prerequisite: FOA CFOT course. As of January 1, 2015, the student MUST have successfully passed the basic CFOT course within the preceding 12 months or have renewed their FOA membership within that time frame prior to attending the CFOS/T, CFOS/S, and/or the CFOS/O FOA Specialist courses offered by BDI Datalynk. There are no exceptions. Students are encouraged to register for all courses being offered at the individual locations with the understanding that the CFOT is the prerequisite for all other courses and it must be successfully completed first prior to attending any of the other specialist courses.

Certified Fiber Optics Programs are offered in partnership with BDI Datalynk

Payment plan available: $387.50 deposit plus 2 payments of $129.16, paid weekly. Final payment of $129.18.

Excel: It's All About the Formulas! (WIT344-68)

$59

with Elaine Moore

Calendar Jul 21, 2021 at 4 pm

Learning to effectively and efficiently use formulas to calculate numerical information is critical to becoming a proficient Microsoft Excel user. Formulas are one of the most powerful and versatile features in Microsoft Excel and they can help you work smarter, not harder!

This one hour program will cover the basic formulas in Excel including those that are most used, and help you use them to your advantage in your daily work.

This program will be offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

10 Tips to Master Adobe InDesign (WIT348-68)

$59

with Keith Conforti

Calendar Jul 26, 2021 at 4 pm

Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout and page design software for print and digital media. Create beautiful graphic designs with typography from the world’s top foundries and imagery from Adobe Stock. Quickly share content and feedback in PDF. InDesign has everything you need to create and publish books, digital magazines, eBooks, posters, interactive PDFs, and more.

Instructor Keith Conforti shows you how to get started with Adobe InDesign CC and covers the 10 things that basic users want to know how to do. If you're new to InDesign, or looking to improve your skills, or to simply learn a few new tools, this single session class is for you. After covering ten important things, we will follow up with a question and answer session to address specific techniques you may want to learn more about executing.

Important: Students should have a working knowledge of Zoom and some prior exposure to Adobe InDesign. While this class is targeted for novice to intermediate users, strict beginners looking for an introduction to the software will most likely not be suited to the pace of the class.

This class is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom link will be provided in advance of the session. 

 





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