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Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD)

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This vendor-neutral Certification is Offered By:
Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI)
Tampa, FL USA
Phone: 800-242-7405
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Skill Level: Intermediate                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $495 (shortest track)               

Summary:
For Information transport systems (ITS) professionals who have knowledge in the design, implementation and integration of information transport systems and related infrastructure.

Initial Requirements:
You must have a minimum of two years ITS/distribution design experience including commercial, campus and multi family buildings and submit 3 letters of reference You must also complete the RCDD application and submit an application fee ($495). There is a discount for BICSI members.

You also have the option of adding a specialty to your certification. This requirers you pass an additional exam and pay additional fees. Training is available but not required.

Continuing Requirements:
You must recertify every three years by obtaining a minimum of 45 BICSI continuing education credits (CECs) of technical ITS training (within a three-year registration period after the exam is passed). Continuing education requirements for RCDDs must include a conference attendance. The renewal fee is $275 for nonmenbers.

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Certification: Registered Communications Design Distributor (RCDD) (United States)

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Offline Resources:
The primary reference source for the examination is BICSI's Telecommunications Distribution Methods.Manual, Preparation courses are available from the BICSI Institute. Course information and Manual order forms can be obtained from the BICSI Executive Offices.


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