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Registered Communications Distribution Designer
BICSI RCDD [intro]


The BICSI RCDD DD102 is an intensive 5-day course that focuses on designing a structured cabling system, from the planning stage through to actual design, implementation and subsequent handover.
You will design telecommunications spaces, horizontal and backbone distribution systems, respond to and bid an RFQ, and select media. The Networks Centre Training Acadmy RCDD 102 uses real life case studies and structured application exercises using blueprints with solutions based upon real-world conditions.

Download the BICSI RCDD Course Booklet.

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Course Duration:
This course runs for 5-days.

Required Materials:
Your student workbook Print or Electronic Version of the Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (TDMM) 14th Edition A laptop or tablet

CEC's: You will earn 37 CEC's on successful completion of this course. To find out which of our other courses offer CECs on completion, visit our CEC page.

Suggested Study To Achieve Qualification:
125-plus hours of study from the above referenced materials RCDD Online Test Preparation Course DD101: Foundations of Telecommunications Distribution Design (online) DD102: Designing Telecommunications Distribution Systems Please note, course exam fees apply and are charged separately by BICSI. Please reference the BICSI website for up to date fees.

Contact from intro

If you'd like more information about the BICSI RCDD training course, or any other courses we provide, please complete the form below or call us on (0)1403 754233.

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Course schedule

Course dates

We offer a variety of in-person and online design and installation training courses. Call us on (0)1403 754233 or take a look at our training course schedule.


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Who Will Benefit?

Those who achieve the RCDD designation have demonstrated their knowledge in the creation, planning, integration, execution and/or detailed-oriented project management of telecommunications and data communications technology.

The RCDD status conveys instant advantages over the competition, such as a professional designation of excellence, a highly regarded status recognised and mandated by many private organisations, a noted mark of design knowledge valued internationally and an indication of experience and knowledge known throughout the ICT industry

Course Highlights

Increased Hands-on Activities
Codes, Standards and Regulation
Telecommunications Spaces
Horizontal Distribution Systems
Backbone Distribution Systems
Outside Plan (OSP) and Campus Cabling
Telecommunications Administration
Bonding and Grounding (Earthing)

What are the course requirements?

DD102 is designed for those who have a minimum of five years of information and communications technology (ICT), industry design experience within the last ten years or two years of verifiable ICT design experience within the last ten years. Three years of additional ICT equivalents chosen from combinations of experience, approved education and approved ICT license/certification (i.e. NTS, WD, CCNA). BICSI reserves the right to determine what is approved curriculum and approved ICT license/certification.

How do you complete the course?

The RCDD credential is achieved by passing a comprehensive, application-based and knowledge-based exam rooted in the Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (TDMM).

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