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 Installer 1® certificate program.
Option 2: One year of verifiable full-time equivalent SCS field experience which may be obtained on the job, in a trade school, or in an apprenticeship program and attendance and successful completion of the BICSI instructor-led hands-on training in optical fiber SCS training.*
Option 3: Two years of verifiable full-time equivalent optical fiber SCS field experience that may be obtained on the job, in a trade school, or in an apprenticeship program and completion of minimum 35 of documented continuing education in optical fiber 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, Optical Fiber experience in installation is defined as: hands-on experience with code-compliant optical fiber cabling installation that includes preparation of pathways and spaces, integration, cable installation, termination and testing of optical fiber, 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
- $175 - Nonmember
If you are not taking the course and are planning on only taking the exam, please contact BICSI Credentialing for walk-in exam scheduling options/fees.
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