Network Infrastructure Industry ECS Cards

The following ECS cards are available in the Network Infrastructure industry sector disciplines


Network Infrastructure Installer Apprentice
The network infrastructure apprentice card recognises the level 3 network infrastructure apprenticeship is being completed.
Network Infrastructure Apprentice card details.

Network Infrastructure Installer Trainee
For new entrants to the network infrastructure industry and are on an industry training programme but not an apprenticeship.
Network Infrastructure Trainee card details.

Network Infrastructure Assistant
For people working in the Network Infrastructure industry in a supportive role.
Network Infrastructure Assistant card details.

Network Infrastructure Installer (Level 3) 
For people who are qualified to the industry recognised level 3 qualification, and are installing and maintaining copper and/or fibre structured cabling systems for datacomms systems.
Network Infrastructure Installer (Level 3) ​card details.

Network Infrastructure Installer Gold Card
For data network installers that are qualified to the recognised industry Level 3 Network Infrastructure qualification and are installing, commissioning and maintaining all aspects of copper and fibre structured cabling for datacomms systems.
Network Infrastructure Installer Gold Card card details.

Advanced Network Infrastructure Installer Gold Card
For data network installers that are qualified to the recognised industry Level 3 Network Infrastructure qualification and are installing, commissioning and maintaining all aspects of copper and fibre structured cabling for datacomms systems.with industry working knowledge of services.
Advanced Network Infrastructure Installer card details.

Network Infrastructure Supervisor
For those who have held a Network Infrastructure Installer gold card with an additional 3 years' experience and capable of designing, commissioning and modifying networks.
Network Infrastructure Supervisor​ card details.

Network Infrastructure Manager
Foe managers responsible for complex network infrastructure projects with a focus on pure project management activities.
Network Infrastructure Manager card details.

Network Infrastructure Designer
For designers of networking solutions in all types of network cabling solutions.
Network Infrastructure Designer​ card details.


Change to New Scheme Cards

These Network Infrastructure ECS occupations will replace the existing Datacomms ECS cards.
The Network Infrastructure requirements will become compulsory for all new (initial) card applications from 1st January 2021. From July 2021 all existing ECS Datacomms card renewals, where applicable*, will need to meet the new card qualification requirements. If you are affected by these new requirements information will be available via your MyECS account.   

Full details of Network Infrastructure ECS cards are available from the  Network Infrastructure Card Types page.

*Note: Existing Datacomms apprenticeship qualified ECS gold cardholders will be able to continue to renew their ECS cards under the existing rules.