To apply for an ECS card as an Network Infrastructure Assistant the ECS Network Infrastructure Assistant assessment plus a valid ECS Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) assessment must be held.
The ECS HS&E assessment must be booked and taken separately from the Network Infrastructure Assistant assessment (although the two separate assessment may be taken consecutively at the same venue or both by remote invigilation online
Before taking the Network Infrastructure Assistant assessment you are advised to prepare for your assessment by either undertaking training in house or by revewing the guide and question bank. Information and guidance on the assessment is available here
The Assessment is available online through Remote Invigilation
. To book your Network Infrastructure Assistant assessment you will need to contact your chosen provider directly or to book an online assessment through the JIB please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also:
- Talk to your training provider to see if they are registered with the JIB and can provide the assessment
- Speak to your employer who can set up assessments through the ECS Employer Portal
Your employer can set up these assessments to be undertaken remotely. To register for this service, Employer Poral uses should email email@example.com
putting “Remote Invigilation Service” and your JIB member or Employer Portal reference number in the subject line.
Make sure that you specify the Network Infrastructure Assistant assessment when you book your assessment.
Remember, you will also need a separate ECS Health, Safety and Environmental assessment before you will be able to apply for your Network Infrastructure Assistant ECS card.