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BICSI is a professional association supporting the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) profession and currently serves more than 26,000 members and credential holders.

Since the official breakup of AT&T in 1984 in the United States, BICSI (pr. "BIK SEE"), or the Building Industry Consulting Service International, has assumed the role that AT&T's free service, BICS, fulfilled previously. Their role is helping with the development and design for information technology systems (ITS) such as the ANSI/EIA/TIA 568B structured cabling system standard.

BICSI is headquartered in Tampa, Florida. The organization has membership in nearly 100 countries. BICSI's certifications are considered the defacto certification for cable installers and designers who specialize in complex voice/data cable layouts.

BICSI Credentials

Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD)
Registered Information Technology Professional (RITP)
Electronic Safety and Security Designer (ESS)
Registered Telecommunications Project Manager (RTPM(i))
Network Transport Systems Designer (NTS)
Outside Plant Designer (OSP)
Wireless Designer (WD)

BICSI Installation Credentials

ITS Technician
ITS Installer 2, Optical Fiber
ITS Installer 2, Copper
ITS Installer 2
ITS Installer 1

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