Fox Valley Technical College is an authorized training facility for BICSI's ITS Cabling Installation.
This program is a competency-based model offering core skills and on-the-job training, as well as credentialing examinations for ITS Installer 1; ITS Installer 2, Copper; ITS Installer 2, Fiber; and ITS Technician designation participants. The Cabling Installation Training Program leads to the recognition of highly trained installers and technicians.
- ITS Installer 1 Training: IN101
- ITS Installer 2, Copper Training: IN225
- ITS Installer 2, Fiber Training: IN250
- ITS Technician Training: TE350
ITS Installer 1 Training Course: IN101Course
The Installer 1 course is designed to provide entry level ITS cabling installers with the background,
knowledge and basic skills needed to function effectively on the job. This intense 40 hour course emphasizes industry codes and standards, safety, industry best practices, and hands on skills that will immediately impact the learner’s productivity on the jobsite. No cabling experience is necessary to attend the IN101 course.
ITS Installer 1 Exam: IN101: Take BICSI's Installer 1 exam which includes the written portion as well as the hands-on tasks to document your abilities and get an edge on your competition in the cabling industry.
ITS Installer 2, Copper Training Course: IN225Course
The IN225 course begins with an overview of copper transmission principles, professionalism, life safety and general industry best practices, as related to copper. A significant amount of course time will then be spent on BICSI best practices for the installation, termination, testing and retrofitting of copper cable. Grounding, bonding, and lightning protection, firestopping, and pathways and spaces are also covered in the IN225 course.
The student must have one (1) year of current and verifiable installation experience before enrolling in the IN225 course.
ITS Installer 2 Copper Exam: IN225: Gain your BICSI ITS Installer 2 Copper credential by passing this comprehensive exam. Written and hands-on testing provided. Must have at least one (1) year current and verifiable ITS industry cabling installation experience.
ITS Installer 2, Fiber Training Course: IN250Course
The IN250 course will open with an overview of fiber optic 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 optical fiber cable. In addition to the significant hands on, field coordination, firestopping, and pathways and spaces are covered.
The student must have a minimum of two (2) years of current and verifiable installation experience prior to enrolling in the IN250 course.
ITS Installer 2 Fiber Exam: IN250: Gain your BICSI ITS Installer 2 Fiber credential by passing this exam. Written and hands-on portions are provided. 50+ hours of study in the ITS IMM and industry experience are highly recommended. Must provide at least one (1) year of current and verifiable ITS cabling installation experience to be eligible for testing.
ITS Technician Training Course: TE350Course
An advanced study of copper splicing, testing and troubleshooting will open this course. A significant amount of course time will then be spent on the splicing, testing and troubleshooting of optical fiber cable. The third major topic covered in this class will be field coordination, including site surveys, blueprint reading, network infrastructure and project management. This course will also cover some special topics within ITS cabling installation, including data center installation and health care facilities.
The learner must have at least three (3) years current and verifiable installation experience prior to enrolling in the TE350 course. It is also highly recommended the learner holds the IN225 or IN250 credential before taking the TE350 course.
ITS Technician Exam: TE350: Be a cable master. Earn BICSI's top ITS cabling installation credential by passing the technician exam. Written and hands-on exams are provided. 50+ hours of independent study and three (3) years verifiable and current ITS cabling experience are minimum recommendations to complete prior to registering for the exam.
BICSI Telecommunication Training Resources
To discuss upcoming BICSI Telecommunication training or ask about flexible scheduling, contact:
Fox Valley Technical College - Business & Industry Services
P: (888) 458-0449 |
P: (920) 735-2525 | F: (920) 735-4771