Cabling

White with Green Stripe

Card information

The Cabling card (white with green stripe) is for individuals who assist in the installation and laying all types of cables as part of a cable. 

This card is for workers that have completed a formal industry regulated qualification, which includes safety, theory and practical training for the installations of cables. 

ECS LV Cabling cards (white with green stripe) available:

  • Cable Hand
  • Leading Cable Hand
  • Cable Forman
  • Cable Installation Supervisor

Eligibility and requirements

ECS Cabling - Cable Hand
To be eligible for an ECS Cabling – Cable Hand (white with green stripe) card, applicants must be working towards the qualification that leads to leading Cable Hand and provide proof of:

Either Route 1: Do you already have a JIB-approved electrical theory qualification?
1. If you already have a qualification such as C&G 2365, 2330 or 2360 (or EAL equivalents), this will be accepted for your card. View a full list of approved qualifications (Only the health and safety element of these qualifications is recognised by the JIB for a Cabling green stripe card).

2. You will also need to pass the ECS Health, Safety & Environmental Assessment. 

Or Route 2: If you don’t hold a JIB-approved theory qualification...
If you don’t hold a JIB-approved electrical theory qualification, you’ll need the following: 

1. Successful completion of ONE of the following Health & Safety courses: 

  • VQ Level 3 for power supply and distribution cabling health and safety unit
  • CITB Health and Safety Awareness: Site Safety Plus
  • CCNSG Safety Passport – National Course or Renewal Course
  • Safety Passport Alliance (SPA) Core H&S Course 
  • IOSH Working Safely (IOSH Approved Centre Classroom invigilated exam only – not online)
2. You only need to sit a separate ECS Health, Safety & Environmental Assessment if you do not hold a valid exemption.


ECS Cabling - Leading Cable Hand
To be eligible for an ECS Cabling – Leading Cable Hand (white with green stripe) card, applicants must meet the following criteria and provide proof of:
  • fully met the requirements of ECS Cabling – Cable Hand (white with green stripe) card
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  • Have an employer endorsement stating a minimum of 4 year’s experience in a cable gang
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ECS Cabling - Cable Forman
To be eligible for an ECS Cabling – Cable Forman (white with green stripe) card, applicants must have: 
  • fully met the requirements of ECS Cabling – leading Cable Hand (white with green stripe) card and held the card for a minimum of 3 years.
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  • Have an employer endorsement
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ECS Cabling - Cable Installation Supervisor
To be eligible for an ECS Cabling – Cable Installation Supervisor (white with green stripe) card, applicants must have: 
  • fully met the requirements of ECS Cabling – Cable Forman (white with green stripe) card and held the card for a minimum of 5 years.
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  • Have an employer endorsement
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