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BICSI announces NxtGEN program timeline

BICSI president Edward Donelan has announced the BICSI NxtGEN Program timeline beginning with the unveiling of the ...


October 8, 2008  


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BICSI president Edward Donelan has announced the BICSI NxtGEN Program timeline beginning with the unveiling of the ITS Design Fundamentals Program at the 2009 BICSI Winter Conference in Orlando, Fla.

“This is the beginning of a new era for BICSI and our credential holders as we look to be more inclusive of ITS and related industry professionals,” said Donelan.

Key dates are as follows:

January 2009 The ITS Design Fundamentals Program will be unveiled. This program will allow the student to take convenient electronic exams based upon self-study in preparation for the proctored specialty exam.

May 2009 The Specialty Exams (Wireless, Outside Plant, and Network Transport Systems) will be offered to individuals without the Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) as a prerequisite credential.

September 2009 The Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual, 12th edition, will be released.

January 2010 The first RCDD exam based on the new NxtGEN prerequisite qualifications will be administered.