Course Overview
The goal of BICSI's Cabling Installation Program is to produce highly competent cabling installers. Completely revamped, this program provides a career path consisting of four progressive courses and credentialing exams, allowing students to begin with basic fundamentals and build upon that knowledge. Upon completion of training, program participants should be able to conduct site surveys and install, terminate, and test copper and optical fiber cable to the highest level of specification. The four installation credentials BICSI offers are:

Installer 1 (INST1) Non-Renewable Certificate
Installer 2, Copper (INSTC)
Installer 2, Optical Fiber (INSTF)
Technician (TECH)

Download the BICSI Cabling Installation Program Course Booklet.
Objectives
IN101: BICSI Installer 1 Training
The Installer 1 Training provides the fundamentals of cabling installation, including introductory knowledge and basic skills.

Individuals who most commonly take part in the Installer 1 Training include:
• Those looking for a career in cabling installation
• Individuals with little or no cabling experience who want to know more about cabling installation
• Candidates preparing for the Installer 1 exam

Suggested Training & Study Materials:
• IN101: Installer 1 Training
• Information Technology Systems Installation Methods Manual (ITS/MM)

IN225: BICSI Installer 2, Copper Training
The Installer 2 Copper Training provides an overview of transmission principles related to copper, professionalism, safety and industry best practices. Those who hold this credential have shown that they can effectively perform all installation tasks, specific to copper.

Individuals who most commonly take part in the Installer 2, Copper Training include:
• Installers seeking to expand their knowledge and learn new copper installation skills
• Level 1 Installers seeking the Installer 2, Copper Training credential
• Candidates preparing for the Installer 2, Copper Training exam

Suggested Training & Study Materials:
• IN101: Installer 1 Training
• IN225: Installer 2, Copper Training
• Information Technology Systems Installation Methods Manual (ITS/MM)

IN250: BICSI Installer 2, Optical Fiber Training
The Installer 2 Optical Fiber Training provides an overview of transmission principles related to optical fibre, professionalism, safety and industry best practices. Those who hold this credential have shown that they can effectively perform all installation tasks, specific to fibre.

Individuals who most commonly take part in the Installer 2, Optical Fiber Training include:
• Installers seeking to expand their knowledge and learn new optical fibre installation skills
• Level 1 Installers or Level 2, Copper Installers seeking the Installer 2, Optical Fibre Training credential
• Candidates preparing for the Installer 2, Optical Fiber Training exam

Suggested Training & Study Materials:
• IN101: Installer 1 Training
• IN225: Installer 2, Optical Fiber Training
• Information Technology Systems Installation Methods Manual (ITS/MM)

TE350: Technician Training
The Technician Training prepares individuals to become team leaders in the field. Technicians demonstrate effective project management skills, which include adapting and adjusting to overcome issues which arise during installation. BICSI Technicians are well prepared to move into design or continue to advance in ICT project management.

Individuals who most commonly take part in the Technician Training include:
• Highly experienced cabling installers who oversee the planning and management of installation projects
• Installers seeking to expand their knowledge and learn advanced copper and optical fibre installation skills
• Candidates preparing for the Technician exam

Suggested Training & Study Materials:
• IN101: Installer 1 Training
• IN225: Installer 2, Copper Training
• IN225: Installer 2, Optical Fiber Training
• TE350: Technician Training
• Information Technology Systems Installation Methods Manual (ITS/MM)
Materials
All course materials are supplied.
Modules Content