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Registered Communications Design Fundamentals

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Class Description

Registered Communications Design Fundamentals Course

BICSI recognizes 20 CEC’s upon successful completion of this BEI Construction / Tier 4 Training Course.

CEC's are awarded to existing credential holders only.


The Tier 4 Training Registered Communications Design Fundamentals Course Certificate is a full 2-day course that provides an in-depth review to design, control and manage the installation and maintenance of network systems. The RCDD credential is valid for three years. Within each three-year period, all RCDDs must obtain a minimum of 45 BICSI continuing education credit (CEC) hours. As part of this 45-hour requirement, attendance in at least one BICSI conference during the three-year period is mandatory.

For More Information about the RCDD Certification visit:

BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) | BICSI

Topics Covered Include:

• Principles of Transmission
• Electromagnetic Compatibility
• Telecommunication Spaces
• Backbone Distribution Systems
• Horizontal Distribution Systems
• ICT Cables & Connecting Hardware
• Firestop Systems
• Bonding & Grounding
• Power Distribution
• Telecommunications Administration
• Field Testing of Structured Cabling
• Outside Plant
• Audiovisual Systems
• Building Automation Systems
• Data Networks
• Wireless Networks
• Electronic Safety & Security
• Data Centers
• Health Care
• Residential Cabling
• Project Administration & Execution

Required Class Material

The CURRENT BICSI Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (TDMM), 14th Edition is the only required class material. It can be purchased directly from BICSI and is not included in the cost of the class. Please visit the BICSI website to purchase this book here.

About the Instructor



As a world class speaker and trainer for over 21 years, Dave Sanders has successfully authored and maintained multiple Professional Education Classes. Dave brings this wealth of knowledge and experience to Tier 4 Training as the Director of Education. Dave is an International Instructor of the Year and Telecommunications Speaker of the Year. He has successfully taught several hundred BICSI RCDD’s. Dave employs the mantra “leave no man behind” in his classes and his work. He shows his students, audiences, customers and co-workers how to make every Mission Possible.

Dave Sanders — LinkedIn

Dave Sanders

BEI Construction, Inc. | Tier4 Training


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