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AWS Fiber Optic Fusion Splicing Training – Ridgeland

May 22 @ 8:00 AM - May 23 @ 5:00 PM

AWS Fiber Hero

We are excited to announce a free 2-Day Fiber Optic Fusion Splicing Certificate Course on May 22 –23, 2024. This course will be hosted by Holmes Community College-Ridgeland in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Sumitomo Electric Lightwave. Sumitomo Electric Lightwave is a recognized leader in optical fiber technologies and solutions for data center, enterprise, and communication networks. There will also be an opportunity to meet employers in the fiber business who are interested in recruiting motivated individuals for fusion splicing jobs.

Event Details

SHORT ONLINE PREP COURSE REQUIRED: Anyone 18 or older, with an interest in learning more about fusion splicing, fiber optics and cabling, is welcome to register. No prior experience or coursework is required to enroll. That said, we ask that you complete a short online course (2-3 hours of content). CLICK HERE for the required Online Primer Course. 

OVERVIEW: The course will be held at Holmes Community College in Ridgeland, MS [412 West Ridgeland Ave., Ridgeland, MS 39157; D.P. “Pat” McGowan Workforce Training Center, Room 130]. The course will run from 8am to 5pm each day.

CULMINATING RECEPTION: There will be a certificate ceremony and employer networking event at the end of day 2 (5/23) from 530PM-630PM.

FOOD: Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day. There will be light snacks/ refreshments served at the culminating reception.

COST: There is no cost for this training course.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY: There are a total of 30 seats available for each course, and they are expected to fill up quickly.

If you are interested in attending, please CLICK HERE and complete a registration form.


*Any questions? Please reach out to Angela Crain: (acrain@holmescc.edu)


May 22 @ 8:00 AM
May 23 @ 5:00 PM
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Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus
412 W Ridgeland Ave
Ridgeland, 39157 United States
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(601) 856-5400