BICSI releases new entry-level cabling installation course
Date: Thu, 01/29/2009 - 20:21
BICSI, the association supporting the information transport systems (ITS) industry with information, education and knowledge assessment, announces the introduction of the IN101: BICSI ITS Installer 1 Training
IN101 is a comprehensive five-day course for those with little or no cabling installation experience. It is designed to provide students with the necessary background, knowledge and basic skills needed to function effectively on the job. Course topics include:
Codes and standards/industry best practices
Structured premises cabling systems
Job site skills
“The IN101 course is BICSI’s comprehensive orientation to the ITS industry,” said Richard Dunfee, RCDD, OSP, BICSI Director of Professional Development. “It is structured in a way that makes it very easy for someone to get their foot in the door and start a successful cabling career.” Upon completion of the course, students will be able to sit for the ITS Installer 1 exam in order to attain the ITS Installer 1 designation.
BICSI is a professional association supporting the information transport systems (ITS) industry. ITS covers the spectrum of voice, data and video technologies. It encompasses the design, integration and installation of pathways, spaces, fiber- and copper-based distribution systems, wireless-based systems and infrastructure that supports the transportation of information and associated signaling between and among communications and information gathering devices. BICSI provides information, education and knowledge assessment for individuals and companies in the ITS industry. We serve more than 25,000 ITS 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 ITS professionals in delivering critical products and services, and offer opportunities for continual improvement and enhanced professional stature.
Interested candidates can download an exam application at www.bicsi.org/installer1