BICSI 350x300 Q102-CA PLUS announcement

Transforming the Path for BICSI Credentials and Certifications

Credentialing transformations provide a career path and make ICT professionals stronger.

As the field of credentialing and the information and communications technology (ICT) industry continue to evolve, so do BICSI credentials and certifications. BICSI values career growth and is dedicated to providing career paths for individuals in the global ICT community.

As a long-standing credential holder or someone just getting started, you are on a lifelong ICT career and credentialing journey.

With changing demographics, there are varying educational and experiential backgrounds of individuals now entering the ICT profession. A commitment to providing a career path through credentialing and continuing education is critical to our profession. The BICSI Board of Directors agrees that BICSI must provide a standard for growth in the ICT profession.

BICSI credentialing and certifications are evolving and we would like to share those changes with you. We want to ensure you that BICSI follows established credentialing best practices and standards in our development and modernization processes. With this, we want to make certain that BICSI provides an accessible, relevant and meaningful credentialing career path for the ICT profession.

New enhancements to examination eligibility will open doors and align stepping-stones for credential holders, providing a BICSI ICT career path. Eligibility updates include holding other BICSI credentials and can incorporate training and education qualifications.

New Exam Eligibility Requirements
Please see the relevant BICSI Certification Handbook for full details.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at credentialing@bicsi.org or 800.242.7405 (USA and Canada toll-free) or +1 813.979.1991.


Ronda Thomas, CAE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Certified Credentialing Specialist
Vice President, Credentialing
RCSC Staff Liaison 

Updated Career Path

ICT Design Certifications

Registered Communications Distribution Designer® (RCDD®)

The most prestigious and globally-recognized credential in the ICT community, RCDDs have the ability to design, integrate and implement ICT and related infrastructure components.

Registered Telecommunications Project ManagerTM  (RTPMTM )

Highly valued credential for project managers specializing in ICT infrastructure project management. No general project management program can compete with the value offered through this state-of-the-art specialized certification.

Outside Plant (OSP) Designer®
BICSI's OSP certification is the leading aerial and direct burial plant designation, unparalleled in the ICT industry.

Data Center Design Consultant™ (DCDCTM )

BICSI is the leading authority on data center design programs, designed to educate ICT professionals in proper methods of designing the world's largest fastest data centers.

Cabling Installation

BICSI offers progressive installation training opportunities and credentialing exams to validate your installation knowledge and experience.



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