Anixter University

Anixter University educational institution

Anixter University is a unique educational institution that offers an array of technical and standards-based information for contractors, integrators, end users and consultants. Based on best practices gained through decades of experience, Anixter University organizes its technology curricula into colleges, and each college contains courses of varying technical levels.

Courses are tailored to suit our customers’ learning requirements and are delivered in a straightforward, unbiased way. Anixter University courses are provided at no cost and most courses are recognized for BICSI Continuing Education Credits and/or CTS Renewal Units.

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Anixter University

DATA CENTER COLLEGE

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Through Anixter University's Data Center College, you will understand the various types of solutions available for current and future data center infrastructure issues. Data Center College is taught from a non-sales, non-product specific curriculum formatted to suit your organization's training and education needs.

NEW! Data Center Design Standards and Network Technologies | ON-DEMAND
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC)

Data Center Infrastructure Design and Management | ON-DEMAND
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC)

Cabling Infrastructure Standards, Technology and Design | ON-DEMAND
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC)

Telecom Grounding (Earthing) in the Data Center | ON-DEMAND
Level 200 (1 BICSI CEC)

Principles and Fundamentals of Power Distribution | ON-DEMAND
Level 200 (2 BICSI CECs)

Principles and Fundamentals of Thermal Management | ON-DEMAND
Level 200 (1 BICSI CEC)

IP-Based Physical Security for the Data Center | ON-DEMAND
Level 200 (1 BICSI CEC)

NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE TECHNOLOGIES COLLEGE

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Network Infrastructure Technologies College is designed to help students understand the various types of cabling system solutions available for networking and communications infrastructure, including support for emerging technologies like wireless, PoE (power over Ethernet) and PON (passive optical networks). The courses aid in the development of comprehensive, standards based systems for a variety of environments and applications—including commercial, residential and today’s smart buildings—using the latest emerging technology, hardware and software. The course content is divided into sections that go in-depth on cable types and its related standards, design guidelines, cabling support solutions, cable types and the applications they support, installation best practices and separate sections dedicated to wireless, broadband and cellular, power over Ethernet, and passive optical networks.

NEW! LAN Cabling Fundamentals | ON-DEMAND
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC) 

Copper Cabling Design | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 200 (2 BICSI CEC) 

Fiber Cabling Fundamentals | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC) 

Fiber Cabling Design | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 200 (2 BICSI CEC)

Telecommunications Bonding and Grounding (Earthing) | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC)

Pathways and Spaces/Labeling and Administrations | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC)

Wireless Technologies: RF Fundamentals | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC

Wireless LAN and Broadband | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC)

Wireless Cellular Technologies | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC)

Power Over Ethernet | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC)

Passive Optical Network Systems (PONS) | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC)

PHYSICAL SECURITY COLLEGE

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The Anixter University's Physical Security College is designed to help you gain an understanding of the various types of solutions available for corporate physical security systems including video surveillance and access control systems. The courses aid in the development of comprehensive systems for a variety of corporate environments and applications by using the most recent hardware and software technologies.

Physical Security Systems: Fundamentals of Design | ON-DEMAND
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC) 

Understanding the Components of an Access Control System | ON-DEMAND
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC) 

Understanding the Components of Video Surveillance System | ON-DEMAND
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC) 

IP-Based Physical Security for the Data Center | ON-DEMAND
Level 200 (1 BICSI CEC)

POWER TECHNOLOGIES COLLEGE

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The Anixter University's Building Technologies College is designed to help you understand the various types of building technology solutions you should consider when planning to renovate or build a new corporate facility or campus. The courses thoroughly cover subjects including in-building wireless (IBW) systems (indoor extension of RF, cell and WiFi coverage), copper and fiber cabling for IP/Ethernet data communications networks, passive optical LAN (POL), intelligent building management systems and unified communications systems.

Introduction to Power Management Within a Building | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC)

Power Subsystems Management Within a Building | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC)

INDUSTRIAL INFRASTRUCTURE COLLEGE

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The Anixter University's Industrial Infrastructure College is designed to help you understand the various types of industrial infrastructure technology solutions to consider when planning to renovate or build a new industrial facility or campus. These courses aid in the development of comprehensive systems for a variety of industrial communications environments and applications using the most recent hardware and software technologies. The course covers the basic principles of IP/Ethernet networking with a focus on the manner in which the new control protocols are best deployed in the industrial environments and applications.

We are working to revamp the Industrial Infrastructure College and will post new courses here when they become available.

PROFESSIONAL AUDIO/VIDEO COLLEGE

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The Anixter University's Professional Audio/Video College is designed to help you understand the various A/V systems in the commercial building, education, large public venue, and retail and quick service restaurant environments.

The courses cover solutions for digital signage, sound and paging, collaboration and conferencing, and infrastructure and control systems.

Introduction to Professional Audio/Video Systems ON-DEMAND
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC; 1 AVIXA CTS Renewal Unit)

Digital Signage Solutions ON-DEMAND
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC; 1 AVIXA CTS Renewal Unit)

Sound and Paging Solutions ON-DEMAND
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC; 1 AVIXA CTS Renewal Unit)

Collaboration and Conferencing Solutions | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC; 1 AVIXA CTS Renewal Unit)

Infrastructure and Control Systems Solutions | Coming Soon: Course in Development
Level 100 (1 BICSI CEC; 1 AVIXA CTS Renewal Unit)

SUPPLIER COLLEGE

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The Anixter University's Supplier College is your single source for product-specific training from world-class brands with many courses offering continuing education credits.

Note: Some supplier courses charge a fee for training. You will be directed to the supplier’s site to view modules.

Belden ON-DEMAND
BICSI Continuing Education Credits (CEC) and AVIXA CTS Renewal Units (RU) available for many courses.

CommScope ON-DEMAND
BICSI Continuing Education Credits (CEC) available for many courses.

Corning ON-DEMAND
BICSI Continuing Education Credits (CEC) available for upcoming webinars and select e-learning modules.

Signify ON-DEMAND
Interact Pro Certification available.

Course Formats

Anixter University courses are delivered in a variety of formats and address real-world problem solving in the markets that Anixter serves.

  • On-Demand Courses
    Currently, courses are available in an on-demand format.
  • Live Web Conference Seminars and On-Site Live Group Presentations
    For more information about live course seminars and presentations, please contact your Anixter sales representative.