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This course is designed to provide entry-level installers with the background, knowledge and basic skills needed to function safely and effectively as part of a cabling installation team. The BICSI Installer 1 Training course is the introductory course of the Installation Program series. Learn more by reviewing the course information section below.
The Installer 1 designation is the start of a rewarding career path full of continuing advancement opportunities.
In this course you will learn essential information as an entry-level installer:
You will also gain an advantage over other installers by getting hands-on practice in:
Please note: the Installer 1 (INST1) exam is not included in the course fee. You must register for the exam separately.
Apply for the Installer 1 Exam
This program is ideal for:
Participants must be able to:
Little or no experience is needed to attend this class. Some students may benefit from completing the online ICT Fundamentals series through BICSI CONNECT prior to attending.
However, BICSI strongly recommends reading the Information Technology Systems Installation Methods Manual (ITSIMM) before coming to class and/or taking the exam.
For students who plan to take the exam, BICSI recommends that examinees spend at least 50 hours studying the ITSIMM.
NOTE: FOR VIRTUAL CLASSROOM TRAINING
To successfully participate in the virtual classroom training, each attendee must have the following:
NOTE: FOR TRADITIONAL IN-PERSON TRAINING
Each attendee should bring a laptop or mobile device to class.
NOTE: FOR IN101 & IN225 VIRTUAL CLASSROOM TRAINING ONLY
Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and 35 CECs.
Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the program. Please note that this is not the Installer 1 Credentialing Certificate, which requires a special exam application (apply by clicking on link below).
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This class takes place over a period of 4.5 days; 5.5 days for students planning to take the exam to earn the Installer 1 (INST1) certificate.
“I thought I knew a lot going into the BICSI Installer 1 class, but after completing the course, I could see a real difference in my skillset, such as how to properly perform terminations and how to follow industry standards. My employer noticed too!”
– James R. Bowles, INST1, INSTC, INSTF, TECH, Information Systems Specialist 2State of West Virginia Office of TechnologyCharleston, West Virginia, USA
Qualify for a 5 percent discount when:
BICSI CONNECT courses and training provided by companies outside of BICSI are not eligible for these discounts.