BG101: Foundations of Telecommunications Bonding and Grounding
BG101: Foundations of Telecommunications Bonding and Grounding is an online, self-paced course. The course will cover foundational knowledge of telecommunications bonding and grounding (earthing) concepts and methods. BG101 consists of seven modules that include engaging interactions, knowledge checks and activities designed to help you gain and retain basic knowledge of best practices for telecommunications bonding and grounding (earthing).
Why you should attend?
Learn proper bonding and grounding design requirements for a facility.
What to expect?
This course has an audio component; please make sure you have speakers/headphones available.
All BICSI CONNECT courses require an Internet-capable device and Internet connection.
Java software; Windows 7 or 8; Mac OSx10.6+; Android 4.1 or later; Apple 10S 6.x, 7.x; IE 10 or later; Firefox 21 or later; Chrome 29 or later; Safari 5.1.8 or later; sound card with speakers/headphones for audio (audio not available for all courses); pop-up blockers disabled.
The course is developed for ICT Design professionals including registered communications distribution designers (RCDDs), project managers, installation technicians, engineers, data center designers, and OSP professionals. Learners in this course should have foundational knowledge of cabling media, structured cabling, principles of transmission, and telecommunications pathways and spaces.
What will I learn?
After this course, you will be able to:
- Define basic electrical principles
- Determine the potential hazards for a given scenario
- Describe the role of the bonding and grounding
components to eliminate hazards
- Verify the design of telecommunications bonding
infrastructure for a facility
- Determine the specifications for a bonding and
grounding infrastructure for a facility
- Identify the best practices for lightning protection
for a telecommunications infrastructure
- Identify the installation and commissioning methods for bonding and grounding
How long is this course?
Six-hour self-paced course with 90 days from the date of purchase to complete.
Can I earn credit?
Earn six Continuing Education Credit (CEC) upon successfully completing this program. This course includes a comprehensive end of course assessment. The assessment contains 25 questions, and you will be given one hour to complete and submit your answers. You will be able to take the assessment as many times as you need to master the content. A score of 75 percent or higher must be achieved to satisfy course completion and earn CECs.
What is the cancellation policy?
All BICSI CONNECT courses are nonrefundable and nontransferable.