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Schedule

  • 5 –day course IN250
  • Installer optical fiber exam

Fee
Total USD 3011 (AED 11,080) per candidate

Date : May 5 – 10

Includes the following:

  • IN250 course
  • BICSI ITSIMM manual (print)
  • BICSI individual membership for one year
  • Exam fee

Travel and accommodation not include

Who Should Attend

ITS installers who wish to expand their knowledge of the industry, learn new skills and continue to advance professionally.

Prerequisites

Applicant must have at least two years of current and verifiable ITS industry installation experience.

Knowledge and Skills

Must be able to distinguish between different colors and possess manual dexterity to complete fine motor tasks.

Course Materials

Students will use the ITSIMM (print). Personal or prescription safety glasses are also recommended.

BICSI Installer 2, Optical Fiber

Experience: Individuals preparing to site for the ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber exam must possess at least two years of current and verifiable ITS industry installation experience.

Knowledge and Skill Requirement: Participants sitting for the ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber exam must be able to distinguish between different colors and possess manual dexterity to complete fine motor

Exam candidates are strongly encouraged to attend anIN250: BICSI ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber Training course prior to sitting for the exam. Before coming to class, students will also benefit from at least 50 hours of independent or group study of BICSI’s Information Transport Systems Installations Methods Manual (ITSIMM).

Exam: The ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber exam is currently based on the Information Transport Systems Installation Methods Manual (ITSIMM) and is a two part exam – hands – on written. To become a BICSI ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber, you must successfully pass both parts.

Hands –On Exam: The ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber hands -on exam is given the last day of the IN250: ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber training course. The hands – on performance exam consists of completing six randomly chosen ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber tasks to industry standards, within a 20 minute per task time limit. Protectors will give the pass/fail results on site.

Written Exam: The ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber written exam is given the day after the IN250: ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber Training course. The exam is two hours in length and consists of 100 questions drawn from BICSI’s Information Transport Systems Installation Methods Manual (ITSIMM). Chapters 5 and 9 of the ITSIMM are excluded from this exam. The format of the exam is closed book, written multiple choice and a few true/false (with questions based on both knowledge and application).

Renewal Requirements: BICSI requires individual with the ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber credential to complete the OJT Booklet within the first three – year registration period. Proof of current installation activity and 15 CECs is also required to renew the ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber credential.

IN250: BICSI ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber Training (5 days)

Gain the skills necessary to handle the cabling systems of today and tomorrow.

IN250 course sets the ground work for optical fiber – based structured cabling system installation. The course will open with an overview of fiber transmission principles, professionalism, life safety and industry best practices, as related to fiber. A significant amount of course time will then be spent on installation, splicing, termination, testing and retrofitting of special fiber cable. Additional topic covered will include pathways and spaces, firestopping and an introduction to field coordination.

Topics Include:

  • Codes and standards/ BICIS best practices
  • Optical fiber transmission principle
  • Safety
  • Professionalism
  • Telecommunication pathways
  • Telecommunication spaces
  • Grounding, bonding and protection
  • Firestopping
  • Installation / pulling optical fiber cable
  • Termination of optical fiber cable
  • Testing / troubleshooting of optical fiber cable
  • Retrofitting
  • Filed coordination

For additional information and exam application, visit www.bicsi.org/ installer -2 – optical fiber