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Datacomms Designer (CNIDP)
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Card Information

The Datacomms Designer is responsible for the design of networking solutions in all types of structured cabling solutions, including complex network infrastructure projects.  Structured cabling designs may consist of inside and outside plant and equipment, copper and fibre-optic cables with active and passive network components.
The Datacomms Designer will interpret customer requirements using the appropriate tools to produce compliant design solutions, in accordance with national and international standards. The role can also include the development of Bid Response documents, including clarification documents, qualification statements, costings and project delivery timelines.

Who Should Apply:

The Datacomms Designer must have met the requirements of the Certified Network Infrastructure Design Professional (CNIDP)with at least 3 years’ experience.
Eligibility & Requirements

To be eligible for an ECS Datacomms Designer (CNIDP) card, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Provide a detailed employer reference, confirming experience in design
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  • BTEC Level 5 Professional Award - Certified Network Infrastructure Design Professional (CNIDP)
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  • Hold a current (up-to-date) Health & Safety Certificate or recognised H&S qualification. For details visit the ECS H&S Assessment page.
Please ensure you have read and meet the eligibility and requirements
for England, Northern Ireland, and Wales
If you’re living and working in Scotland please see the SJIB website for information on the ECS card in Scotland