Please Note: This ECS card is being replaced by the new Network Infrastructure card.
All ECS datacomms cards have been withdrawn for new applications from 1st January 2021 and will be withdrawn for renewal applications from 30th June 2021. For more details please see the Network Infrastructure information page.
This card is for Datacomms Specialists and other datacomms coordinators who manage structured cabling installation teams, with at least three years’ experience and the required level 4 qualification.
The Datacomms Technician is expected to manage structured cabling installation teams including operational planning and leadership. This role includes conducting surveys for network infrastructure, project design and operational delivery management activities including the requirements for CDM, H&S documentation, quality assurance, customer liaison and final handover activities.
Eligibility and requirements
To be eligible for an ECS Datacomms Technician (CNIT) card, applicants must have:
- BTEC Level 4 Professional Award - Certified Network Infrastructure Technician (CNIT) with three years' experience
- Hold a current ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment. For details visit the ECS H&S Assessment page.
Note: For both Initial and renewal applications the CNIT qualification must be in date.