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BICSI provides information, education and knowledge assessment for individuals and companies in the ICT industry. BICSI serves nearly 23,000 ICT professionals, including designers, installers and technicians. These individuals provide the fundamental infrastructure for telecommunications, audio/video, life safety and automation systems. Through courses, conferences, publications and professional registration programs, BICSI staff and volunteers assist ICT professionals in delivering critical products and services, and offer opportunities for continual improvement and enhanced professional stature.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • IN101: BICSI Installer 1 Training

    Training Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    The IN101: Installer 1 Training course is designed to provide entry-level installers with the background; knowledge and basic skills needed to function safely and effectively as part of a cabling installation team. The course is the introductory course of the Installation Program series. This class takes place over a period of 4.5 days and closes with a hands-on practical exam at the end of the 5th day, for students planning to earn the credential. To earn the credential, students must pass the hands-on practical exam and a written exam. The written exam is administered in a variety of ways including at Pearson VUE Testing centers. Contact BICSI for details.

  • IN225: BICSI Installer 2; Copper Training

    Training Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    The IN225: Installer 2; Copper Training course sets the foundation of a copper-based structured cabling system installation. The course begins with an overview of professionalism; copper transmission principles and general safety practices associated with working with copper cabling. A significant amount of course time will then be spent on BICSI best practices for the installation; termination and testing of copper cable. This class takes place over a period of 4.5 days and closes with a hands-on practical exam at the end of the 5th day, for students planning to earn the credential. To earn the credential, students must pass the hands-on practical exam and a written exam. The written exam is administered in a variety of ways including at Pearson VUE Testing centers. Contact BICSI for details.

  • IN250: BICSI Installer 2; Optical Fibre Training

    Training Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    The IN250: Installer 2; Optical Fibre Training course sets the groundwork for optical fibre-based structured cabling system installation. The course will open with an overview of professionalism; fibre transmission principles and the general safety practices related to optical fibre cabling. A significant amount of course time will be spent on installation; splicing; termination and testing of optical fibre cable. This class takes place over a period of 4.5 days and closes with a hands-on practical exam at the end of the 5th day, for students planning to earn the credential. To earn the credential, students must pass the hands-on practical exam and a written exam. The written exam is administered in a variety of ways including at Pearson VUE Testing centers. Contact BICSI for details.

  • TE350: BICSI Technician Training

    Training Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    The TE350: Technician Training course covers troubleshooting copper and optical fibre cable installations; project planning and structured cabling implementation at the technician level. Also; this course includes modules on site surveys; blueprint reading; bonding and grounding (earthing) and firestopping practices. This class takes place over a period of 4.5 days and closes with a hands-on practical exam at the end of the 5th day, for students planning to earn the credential. To earn the credential, students must pass the hands-on practical exam and a written exam. The written exam is administered in a variety of ways including at Pearson VUE Testing centers. Contact BICSI for details.

  • DD101: Foundations of Telecommunications Distribution Design

    Online Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    This course is an introduction to voice/data cabling systems. It covers foundational information communication technology information.

  • DD102: Designing Telecommunications Distribution Systems

    Training Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    DD102: Designing Telecommunications Distribution Systems focuses on designing a structured cabling system. This course focuses on designing telecommunications spaces; horizontal and backbone distribution systems; how to respond to and bid a Request for Quote (RFQ) and select media. Effective strategies utilized to enhance the learning experience include case studies and structured application exercises using modernized blueprints with solutions based upon real-world conditions.

  • DC101: Introduction to Data Center Design

    Online Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    DC101 is an online course that provides foundational knowledge for designing data centers. In this course you will be provided an overview of a data center system infrastructure. In addition; this course includes an overview of the data center design process; design criteria; systems; components; sustainability; commissioning; and maintenance.

  • DC102: Applied Data Center Design and Best Practices

    Training Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    DC102: Applied Data Center Design and Best Practices is a five-day course that provides an in-depth review of best practices for designing data centers. In this course you will be introduced to various data center infrastructure systems. In addition; you will have an opportunity to apply what you have learned by engaging in case studies; discussions and real-world scenarios; as well as gain practical application in ICT data center design best practices. After completing this course; you should be able to design a data center based on a set of given requirements; this will include both new and retrofit designs.

  • OSP101: Introduction to Outside Plant Design

    Online Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    OSP 101: Introduction to Outside Plant Design is an interactive scenario-based 6-hour online introductory course that provides learners with an overview of outside plant design considerations for route selection and underground; direct-buried; and aerial pathways. This course explores industry-recognized cables for cabling systems; using codes and standards; and right of way requirements.

  • OSP102: Applied Outside Plant Design

    Training Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    OSP 102: Applied Outside Plant Design is a 5-day application-based course covering elements common to all OSP projects; along with design techniques for underground; direct-buried and aerial cable plant applications. In this course; students will have an opportunity to apply what they have learned through a series of design scenarios such as route design; media selection; planning; and cost estimation.

  • PM101: Introduction to Project Management

    Online Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    This course will provide you with a basic overview of the project management process from project selection to closeout; including information about risk management; quality control; and procurement planning. It offers up-to-date principles and strategies that you can use to make your project teams successful.

  • PM102: Applied Telecommunications Project Management

    Training Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    PM102: Applied Telecommunications Project Management is designed to provide ICT professionals an opportunity to build on their existing project management skills while also exploring the steps and thought processes behind the basic principles and information necessary for managing a successful telecommunications project. A successful ICT project manager requires knowledge of project management and knowledge of the telecommunications process (e.g. codes; standards; installation methods; design). This course provides a hands-on approach to managing real-world ICT design and installation projects and covers key steps required during the project initiation; implementation; execution and closing phases.

  • PM103: Advanced Tools for ICT Project Management

    Online Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    This course is designed to teach key project management concepts such as what a project is and what your role as a project manager will be. Then you will delve into techniques and strategies for managing a project’s scope; schedule; and budget. With this information in place you will be ready to discover how Microsoft Project 2016 can be used to set up; manage; track; and analyse your projects.

  • BG101: Foundations of Telecommunications Bonding and Grounding

    Online Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    BG101: Foundations of Telecommunications Bonding and Grounding covers foundational knowledge of telecommunications bonding and grounding (earthing) concepts and methods. BG101 consists of 7 modules that include engaging interactions; knowledge checks and activities designed to help you gain and retain basic knowledge of best practices for telecommunications bonding and grounding (earthing).

  • BG102: Best Practices for Bonding and Grounding

    Training Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    BG102: Best Practices for Telecommunications Bonding and Grounding provides learners with skill building activities for designing best practice solutions for bonding and grounding commercial buildings and campuses as outlined in BICSI publications (Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual; Outside Plant Design Reference Manual; Installation Methods Manual) and ANSI/TIA-607-C.

  • ICT Design Fundamentals: Structured Cabling Systems

    Online Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    A Structured Cabling Systems (SCS) is a complete collective configuration of cabling and associated hardware at a given site; which once installed provides a comprehensive infrastructure.  This course discusses Pathways; Spaces; Firestopping; Codes and Standards which are a core focus of the ICT designer. This is the first course in the ICT Design Fundamentals Course Series and helps to prepare students for the ICT Design Fundamentals Exam.

  • ICT Design Fundamentals: Media Selection

    Online Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    ICT designers must be aware of the various types of media (cable) that are available.  Each type and configuration has specific uses and defined installation methods. This course focuses on the types and characteristics of ICT media and their installation procedures; so designers can make the most appropriate media choice for each design.This is the second course in the ICT Design Fundamentals Course Series and helps to prepare students for the ICT Design Fundamentals Exam.

  • ICT Design Fundamentals: Bonding and Grounding

    Online Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    Grounding and bonding are an integral portion of the telecommunications infrastructure for providing a safe electrical operating environment. They are also instrumental in providing a reliable reference for the operation of electronic equipment. This course offers students the opportunity to advance their grounding and bonding knowledge by reviewing basic electrical theory; grounding system configurations and components. This is the third course in the ICT Design Fundamentals Course Series and helps to prepare students for the ICT Design Fundamentals Exam.

  • ICT Design Fundamentals: Network Design

    Online Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    The ICT Designers responsibility doesn’t end with structured cabling.  In today’s highly networked workplace; network integration is a major topic for the ICT designer. This course explores three separate networks: data; wireless; and data centers. This is the fourth course in the ICT Design Fundamentals Course Series and helps to prepare students for the ICT Design Fundamentals Exam.

  • ICT Design Fundamentals: Project Management

    Online Course | BICSI

    BICSI

    Project management is required to manage and control projects with teams.  It has become an important part of the ICT industry and an important and unique career path for the ICT design professional. This course reviews the common tools and techniques used to ensure a successful project completion. This is the fifth course in the ICT Design Fundamentals Course Series and helps to prepare students for the ICT Design Fundamentals Exam.

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