About this Event OSP102: Applied
Outside Plant Design Virtual TrainingCourse Description
course is designed to provide application-based knowledge of all aspects of
the Outside Plant (OSP) installation process. During this course, students will apply what they have learned through a series of design exercises such as route design, selecting cables to be housed in the pathways and spaces, identifying splice configurations based on proposed route, planning new OSP cable plant and developing a preliminary budget for the project.
Click here for more detailed course information on who should attend, prerequisites and preparation required.
We have transformed our traditional classroom training into virtual classroom training including this course. Click here to learn more about how this course will be conducted in our virtual
classroom. What will I learn?
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify the components of an outside plant infrastructure, pathways, and
- Describe effective route designs and
media solutions for outside plants.
- Identify the primary codes and standards as well as
grounding and bonding requirements associated with
- Locate requirements in project documentation,
including an RFQ, scope of work, and other information typically established during a
site and/or field survey
- Identify underground, direct-buried, and aerial
sections of a route; special design considerations; minimum components of a
maintenance plan; and information that is needed to provide a cost
What equipment/device do I need to participate in the virtual course?
To successfully participate in the virtual classroom training, each attendee is required to have:
- Laptop, desktop or tablet that meet the system requirements noted here.
- Microphone and speakers (headset recommended**).
- Standalone webcams and/or mobile device camera for
- Internet connection - 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended) | 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio).
Material requirements for the virtual course
Plant Design Reference Manual (OSPDRM), print or electronic. Click here
- BICSI will provide and ship the classroom materials to
the physical mailing address provided by each student. This includes student
workbook and design blueprint.
How long is this course?
Can I earn credit?
Yes, you can earn 35 continuing education credits (CECs) towards an existing BICSI credentials recertification requirements, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to +1 813.971.4311.