Option 1: One year 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 a certificate of course completion of BICSI’s instructor-led hands-on training in copper and fiber SCS.
Option 2: 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 attendance and successful completion of BICSI’s instructor-led hands-on Technician training course in SCS training.*
Option 3: Three 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 and fiber SCS that may include training provided by BICSI, manufacturer training, college courses, industry training, and/or vendor training.
Option 4: Hold the BICSI Installer 2® credential or hold both the BICSI Installer 2, Copper® and Installer 2, Optical Fiber® credentials.
*Exam approval is contingent upon successful completion of the training course.
Technician experience in installation is defined as: specialized skills, responsibility, experience, leadership, and professionalism in SCS. This includes copper systems, optical fiber systems, and integration of communication systems.
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.
The new pricing for the exam application fee for installation is:
- $335 - BICSI Member
- $400 - Nonmember
*Includes first exam attempt through Pearson Vue.
Exam Retest Fee:
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.
- $135 - BICSI Member
- $200 - Nonmember
- $175 - Nonmember
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