BICSI Gives New Names for Two Titles
BICSI has changed the names of two of the designations offered in the telecommunications Cabling Installation Program. The Apprentice title is now known as Installer, Level 1, and the Installer title is now Installer, Level 2. The Technician title will remain the same. Any BICSI registered Apprentice or Installer needing a new certificate or logos with the new title should contact the registration department at (800) 242-7405 or (813) 979-1991.
Tyco Buys Fisk Electric
Tyco Electronics Corp., Harrisburg, Pa., is bulking up its telecom systems installation capabilities with the purchase of Fisk Electric Co., Houston - one of the largest electrical contractors in the United States. Tyco says Fisk Electric's experience in servicing telecommunications companies such as Southwestern Bell, PSINet, MCI/WorldCom, and AT&T will accelerate its system integration relationships customers. For more information, visit www.tycoelectronics.com
Leviton Offers Wiring Certification Program
Leviton Manufacturing, Little Neck, N.Y., offers a structured wiring systems program to installers to enhance job-planning and installations. The program includes a full-day seminar and technical support. Installers who complete the training and job-site Cat. 5 testing requirements can offer a 10-yr warranty on Leviton passive components used in installations. Visit www. leviton.com for more information.