Option 1: Six months of verifiable full-time equivalent structured cabling systems (SCS) field experience that may be obtained on the job, in a trade school, or in an apprenticeship program and successful completion of the BICSI instructor-led hands-on training Installer 1© certificate program.
Option 2: One year of verifiable full-time equivalent copper SCS field experience that may be obtained on the job, in a trade school, or in an apprenticeship program and attendance and successful completion of BICSI’s instructor-led hands-on training in copper SCS training.*
Option 3: Two years of verifiable full-time equivalent SCS field experience that may be obtained on the job, in a trade school, or in an apprenticeship program and completion of minimum 35 hours of documented continuing education in copper SCS which may include training provided by BICSI, manufacturer training, college courses, industry training, and/or vendor training.
*Exam approval is contingent upon successful completion of the training course.
Installer 2, Copper experience in installation is defined as: hands-on experience with code compliant copper systems installation, which includes preparation of pathways and spaces, integration, cable installation, termination and testing of copper, and field documentation.
Participants must be able to distinguish between different colors, possess manual dexterity to complete fine motor tasks, stand for extended periods of time, climb ladders, and lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Exam Application Fee:
- $335 - BICSI Member
- $400 - Nonmember
*Includes first exam attempt through Pearson Vue.
Exam Retest Fee:
- $135 - BICSI Member
- $200 - Nonmember
Virtual Walk-in Exam Fee:
- $135- Installer 2, Copper Walk-in Exam
*Includes scheduling of a hands-on exam with a BICSI Training Delivery Specialist and shipment of a hands-on exam materials kit
Become a BICSI Member now and save on training, publications, and more.