SOLiD Offers BICSI Continuing Education Credits for Public Safety Training Classes

SOLiD supports ever-growing industry needs and standards with BICSI approved public safety training courses

Plano, TexasSOLiD, the leader in cellular in-building and public safety infrastructure, today announced that it’s Beyond the Code In-Building public safety training classes have been approved by BICSI (Building Industry Consulting Service International) as a continuing education credit. BICSI is a professional association supporting the information and communication technology (ICT) industry with members and credential holders responsible for the design, installation, management and maintenance of ICT projects.

Current International Fire Code and NFPA Code require the installation of a first responder radio enhancement systems in many new building across the United States. In many situations, these projects are being performed by low voltage and fire alarm contractors. SOLiD developed the Beyond the Code In-Building public safety courses with the intent of providing the necessary information so that contractors can successfully navigate the intricacies of public safety projects. The program encompasses a basic understanding of the public safety landscape including:

  • Frequency allocation
  • Repeater Operations
  • Modulation Formats
  • Key entities and players in the public safety industry
  • Public Safety codes and compliance requirements

“SOLiD is delighted that BICSI approved the Beyond the Code public safety course as a continuing education credit. The industry is lacking accessible information for those dealing with the new Public Safety Communications Codes. There are many questions and this course answers many of those questions” said Lakshmin Thiagarajan, Director, Certification and Design at SOLiD. “Being recognized by BICSI allows us to support the requirements and standards of the ever-growing public safety technology industry. It also allows us to provide our customers with the highest level of expertise and guarantees our professionals are up to date with the latest industry trends.

SOLiD’s Beyond the Code Public Safety classes are held regionally based on demand. For more information on specific dates and locations, please contact sales@solid.com.

About SOLiD

SOLiD (http://www.solid.com) helps keep people stay connected and safe in a rapidly-changing world through a portfolio of RF Amplifier, RF Radio, and Optical Transport solutions. SOLiD enables indoor and outdoor cellular and public-safety communications at some of the world’s best-known and most challenging venues including leading hospitals; professional, and college sports venues; government, university and Fortune 500 corporate buildings and campuses; international airports and metropolitan subways; and other high-profile sites. For further information on SOLiD DAS, Backhaul and Fronthaul solutions, go to www.solid.com or call 888-409-9997.

About BICSI

BICSI is a professional association supporting advancing the information and communications technology (ICT) community. ICT covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic safety & security, project management and audio & video technologies. It encompasses the design, integration and installation of pathways, spaces, optical fiber- and copper-based distribution systems, wireless-based systems and infrastructure that supports the transportation of information and associated signaling between and among communications and information gathering devices.

BICSI provides information, education and knowledge assessment for individuals and companies in the ITS industry. We serve more than 23,000 ICT professionals, including designers, installers and technicians. These individuals provide the fundamental infrastructure for telecommunications, audio/video, life safety and automation systems. Through courses, conferences, publications and professional registration programs, BICSI staff and volunteers assist ICT professionals in delivering critical products and services, and offer opportunities for continual improvement and enhanced professional stature.

Contact:

SOLiD
Tim Moynihan, SVP, Marketing
tim.moynihan@solid.com
914-420-5264