Certifications

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

The Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned Business (SWaM) certification program is a state program of the Commonwealth of Virginia. UPC has been certified by the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and is listed in the SWaM Vendor Directory.

UPC is licensed to perform or manage construction, removal, repair, or improvements in the state of Virginia. The Class A license is required when the total value of a single contract or project is $120,000 or more, or is $750,000 or more over a 12-month period. To obtain this license, UPC has demonstrated at least 5 years of experience.

The Lead-Safe Certified Firm Logo identifies a firm as certified under the Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule. The Lead RRP Rule establishes requirements for firms and individuals performing renovations.  It applies to work in houses, apartments, and child-occupied facilities built before 1978. It includes pre-renovation education requirements as well as training, firm certification, and work practice requirements.

UPC has a contractor’s license issued by the State of Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation allowing it to perform contracting work in Maryland.