Comments from the Industry

Watch a video from Lord Baker CNCI Video. After being Minister for Information Technology from 1981, Kenneth Baker entered the Cabinet as Secretary of State for the Environment in 1985. Baker then served as Secretary of State for Education from 1986 to 1989. His most noted action in his time at the Department of Education was the introduction of the “National Curriculum” through the 1988 Education Act. He also introduced in-service training days for teachers, which became popularly known as “Baker days”.

Lord Baker

“LMG and CNet Training began a collaboration using the CNCI® (Certified Network Cable Installer) program some time ago to bring infrastructure working practices into the business and test competency of engineering standards in a practical setting. Now our engineers are fully prepared for any future solution when on site and have the confidence and knowledge so critical in this market. In our experience the synergy between sound business ethics, good training practices and adaptive partnership has enabled strong, sustainable and ethical business development.”

Ieuan Rowe, Managing Director, LMG

“NG Bailey IT Services are very excited about our partnership with CNet Training. The CNCI® training program will support our business direction and ultimately further enhance our “best in class” service to our clients in the future”

Bob Dunnett, Managing Director, NG Bailey’s IT Services Division

“Our team is highly qualified and we understand that constant training and development is key to helping them deliver every time for our customers. CNet Training’s CNCI® program provides the perfect opportunity for us to get behind a recognised certification that provides the right level of technical knowledge and gives reassurance to customers. The feedback we have had from our staff that have attended the CNCI® program has been excellent, even those with lots of experience have found the program challenging and rewarding.”

Matt Salter, Operations Director, Redstone Converged Solutions

“At Computacenter we are delighted that the CNCI® training program will bring a defined and appropriate level of competence, and therefore confidence, that is much needed. Whilst we feel we offer the highest levels of service today, the CNet Training program brings an industry recognised certification that will demonstrate both capability and credibility and we welcome it.”

Jamie Allender, Head of Physical Infrastructure, Computacenter

“To become a Datwyler Installation Partner delegates can attend the CNCI® (Certified Network Cable Installer) program, carried out by CNet Training and just a 2 hour Datwyler accreditation.”

Paul Hunter, Technical Director, iDaC Solutions

“I am pleased to confirm that Maxxam Cabling Solutions endorses the CNCI® certification. Furthermore, I can confirm that we will accept companies who have a minimum of two engineers that have successfully completed the CNCI® program on to the Maxxam Installer Partner program without the need for them to complete any further formal training.”

Nick Andrews, Technical Manager, Maxxam Cabling Solutions

“The CNCI programme provides a high standard of learning and working practices as required by today’s network cabling professional. This enables contractors to demonstrate their competence, apply the appropriate standards and offer a good level of assurance to their clients. The programme also facilitates entry to most leading manufacturer partner programmes, providing the fundamental knowledge and skill base without the need for further duplication of training, reducing the cost burden to ECA members. The ECA backs this CNCI formal training initiative and will continue to work closely with CNet to influence, support and represent this important growing sector.”

Steve Martin, ECA Head of Specialist Groups, ECA

“The CNCI® incorporates the Excel System Installation program, eliminating the need for individuals to attend the 2-day Excel program and just take the Excel Online training element.”

Tracey Calcutt, Marketing Manager, Mayflex

“The CNCI® incorporates the Fluke Versiv™ CCTT program providing full certification.”

Robert Luijten, Global Field Marketing Manager, Fluke Networks

“The CommScope Infrastructure Academy recognizes that industry based training and apprentice schemes, where students benefit from practical ‘hands-on’ instruction, play a vital role in raising the skill levels of field personnel across the industry. Installer training schemes such as CNet’s CNCI® cover much of the general cabling installation techniques, codes and guidelines. CNCI® certified individuals can utilise CommScope’s Infrastructure Academy’s Flexible Course Facility to modify the installation training rather than attend the 2-day installation course.”

CommScope Infrastructure Academy

“The Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI®) program is an acceptable certification when applying for the UC Connect programme.”

Lee Stokes UC Connect – Product Manager, Draka

“Molex Premise Networks recognises the Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI®) program as an acceptable certification for structure cabling installers who are wishing to become a Molex Business Partner who can offer our 25 Year System Performance and Application Assurance Warranty. The CNCI® certification would reduce the Molex training requirements to a minimal online only course.”

Neil Taylor, Global Manager – Customer Solutions and Support, Molex

“Matrix Cabling recognises and endorses the CNCI Course as an ideal qualification for existing experienced installers. Installers who have successfully completed this course are able to register to become a Matrix Cabling Approved Installer, whereby they can offer a 25 year warranty, on all Matrix registered installations.”

Ian Bankhurst, Managing Director, Matrix Cabling

“Mini5/6 recognises and endorses the CNCI® program as being a valuable contribution towards driving standards upwards in the network cabling industry. CNCI® certified individuals can apply to become a Mini5/6 Approved Cabling Partner and offer 25 year system warranty on all registered installations.”

Andrew Garfield, Director, Mini5 Ltd

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Organisations Endorsing the CNCI®