BICSI established its credential programs to provide a level of assurance to the industry and to consumers that an individual has knowledge in a designated area of information and communications technology (ICT) design or installation. Our professional designations are valued internationally and are recognized throughout the ICT industry.
Candidates for BICSI credentials are required to show industry experience and pass rigorous exams based on the content of BICSI manuals. Those who pass must adhere to strict standards of conduct and keep their knowledge current through continuing education.
Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD®)
Established in 1984, the RCDD is the most prestigious of all BICSI credentials. RCDDs have demonstrated the ability to design, integrate and implement ICT and related infrastructure components across multiple disciplines and applications.
Registered Telecommunications Project Manager (RTPM)
ICT systems professionals pursuing excellence within the industry should consider becoming a BICSI RTPM. An RTPM demonstrates knowledge in project management concepts and tools in the ICT industry.
Data Center Design Consultant (DCDC)
Established in 2011, DCDC credential holders demonstrate knowledge in various facets of data center design and the ability to apply this knowledge.
Outside Plant (OSP) Designer
Established in 2001, OSP Designers demonstrate knowledge in OSP technology and the ability to design aerial, underground and direct-buried infrastructures.
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