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IN250: BICSI ICT Installer 2, Fiber Training

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is designed to set the groundwork for optical fiber-based structured cabling system installation. IN250: Installer 2, Optical Fiber Training will open with an overview of professionalism, fiber transmission principles and the general safety practices related to optical fiber cabling. A significant amount of course time will then be spent on installation, splicing, termination and testing of optical fiber cable.

Why you should attend?

Learn the groundwork for optical fiber-based structured cabling system installation.

Gain an overview of professionalism, fiber transmission principles and the general safety practices related to optical fiber cabling.

Learn and practice installation, splicing, termination and testing of optical fiber cable.

What to expect?
Please note: The Installer 2, Optical Fiber (INSTF) exam is not included in the course fee. You must register for the exam separately.
Apply for the INSTF Exam!

Material Requirements

  • E-Book or hard copy: Information Technology Systems Installation Methods Manual (ITSIMM).
  • Order the ITSIMM online at bicsi.org/publications. The manual is not included in the course fee.
  • Laptop or mobile device
  • Personal or prescription safety glasses are recommended.

Pre-work Recommendations

  • At least two years of current ICT industry installation experience within the last five years is recommended for the course. Individuals who plan to take the exam after the class, this two years of experience is a requirement for the exam, not a recommendation.
  • Complete the IN101 and/or IN225 courses prior to attending this class. IN101 covers the basic cable installation concepts and skills that will help you to succeed in IN250.
  • In addition, read the ITSIMM before coming to class and/or taking the exam. For students who plan to take the exam, examinees should spend at least 50 hours studying the ITSIMM.

Who should attend?

This course provides the learner with more advanced installation skills and a deeper knowledge of structured cabling systems and optical fiber cabling. This course will greatly benefit ICT installers with at least two years of verifiable cabling experience; anyone who wishes to expand their knowledge of the industry, learn new (optical fiber) skills and continue to advance professionally; Level 2, Copper Installers seeking the Installer 2, Optical Fiber credential; and individuals planning to sit for the BICSI Installer 2, Optical Fiber exam.

Participants must be able to:

  • Distinguish between different colors
  • Possess manual dexterity to complete fine motor tasks
  • Climb ladders
  • Stand for extended periods of time (e.g., 30 minutes)
  • Lift and carry items weighing ≈22.7 kg (50 lb)

What will I learn?

After this course you will be able to:

  • Comply with safety policies and procedures
  • Identify the steps for preparing telecommunications spaces and pathways for the installation of telecommunications cable
  • Pull optical fiber cables
  • Terminate optical fiber cables
  • Identify the steps for splicing optical fiber cables
  • Test optical fiber cable installations
  • Perform basic troubleshooting for optical fiber cable installations
  • Select a firestop solution to restore a fire barrier's rating
  • Identify the steps for installing specialty systems
  • Identify the tasks performed by an installer during the different phases of an installation project

How long is this course?

This class takes place over a period of 4.5 days; 5 days for students planning to take the hands-on exam to earn the certification. After successful completion of the hands-on exam, examinees will be required to take and pass the written exam at a Pearson Vue testing center of their choosing to earn certification.

Can I earn credit?

Earn 35 Continuing Education Credits (CECs) upon successfully completing this program.

What is the cancellation policy?

Class registration fees are refundable if a written cancellation request is received by BICSI no later than 11 business days prior to the first day of class. All subsequent cancellation requests will be subject to a cancellation fee of 25% of the class registration fee. Any cancellation request received within 11 business days prior to the first day of class will be subject to a late cancellation fee of 25% of the class registration fee. Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing by email to bicsi@bicsi.org or by fax to +1 813.971.4311.

Please note: The Installer 2, Optical Fiber (INSTF) exam is not included in the course fee. You must register for the exam separately.

Apply for the INSTF Exam!

The online exam application and a non-refundable application fee deadline is 15 business days prior to the exam date.An exam application may be expedited if received 5-14 business days prior to the exam date.

The final exam application and fee deadline is five business days prior to the exam date.Exam applications will not be processed after the deadline.

After the exam application is approved, it is valid for one year.


    Event Details

    Event

    IN250: BICSI ICT Installer 2, Optical Fiber Training $2,418.00

    Dates

    Start : 1/13/2020 8:00:00 AM

    End :1/17/2020 5:00:00 PM

    Location

    BICSI - Classroom B

    8610 Hidden River Parkway

    Tampa ,FL - 33637-1000

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