MDIS Training and Certification

The standards review incorporates:

  • ANSI/TIA-568
    Commercial Building Telecommunication Cabling Standard
  • ANSI/TIA-569
    Commercial Building Standard for Telecommunications Pathways and Spaces
  • ANSI/TIA-606
    Administration Standard for the Telecommunications Infrastructure of Commercial Buildings
  • TIA J-STD-607
    Commercial Building Grounding and Bonding Requirements for Telecommunications

The certification training incorporates current and proposed standards as well as installation practices and techniques for copper and fiber applications. In addition, each session offers hands-on instruction on termination techniques and best practices for both fiber and copper cabling components.

Course Content (25% Standards, 50% Application, 25% Hands-on)

Copper and Fiber Module:

  • Cabling system topologies and terminology
  • Current and emerging standards
  • Installation and termination guides
  • Field testing and certification
  • Hands-on instruction

BICSI Continuing Education Credits:

  • RCDD CECs - 6
  • INS, Level 2/Technician CECs - 6


To continue certification as an MDIS certified contractor/installer, credentials are reviewed yearly. The installer must demonstrate current knowledge on emerging standards and receiving training on any new OCC products and their supported installation procedures in order to maintain their MDIS certification status.

For more information about becoming a certified OCC MDIS Installer, email our Program Manager.