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Trusted Resettlement Education

Since 1996, CNet Training has educated thousands of Service Leavers, providing them with the skills, hands-on experience and sought after qualifications to enter the lucrative network cable industry.

Introducing the Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI®) program, it’s the industry endorsed program that provides everything you need to start a new lucrative career within the network infrastructure industry.  The CNCI®  is dedicated to providing cable installers with everything they need to confidently and accurately prepare, install, test and certify copper and fibre cabling systems, specifically for those wishing to demonstrate the highest levels of knowledge, skills and expertise in network infrastructure.

The CNCI® is a 20 day program, split into:

  • 5 Days Copper Cable Installation
  • 5 Days Fibre Cable Installation
  • 10 Day Work Placement

 Successful completion of the CNCI® provides:

  • BTEC Level 3 Award Certified Network Cable Installer (Copper)
  • BTEC Level 3 Award Certified Network Cable Installer (Optical Fibre)
  • Official CNCI® Certification
  • A post nominal title i.e. Martin Smith CNCI
  • Eligibility for an Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Datacomms Specialist card – required to allow you to carry out work on-site.
  • Continual Professional Development (CPDs)
  • 10 IEEE Continual Education Units (CEUs)

Download full program details here.

Selecting where to spend your resettlement grant is a big step. The CNet Training team understand this and will help every step of the way as make this important decision. That’s why we always have someone on hand to speak with to help ensure that you make the right decision. When you speak with us there’s no obligation and no pressure selling.

CNet Training is proud that its programs and The Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework form the benchmark for the industry across the world. We believe it’s the combination of our expert instructors teaching the very latest technical knowledge, standards and codes of practice, along with our internationally recognised qualifications that form the secret of our on-going success.

Every CNet Training program has been carefully designed to blend technical knowledge with essential hands-on skills that are needed for the industry today. We have an on-going schedule to regularly review the content of each program to ensure it reflects the very latest changes in technology, in addition to preparing learners for possible new and emerging industry trends that are just around the corner.

For those more experienced, CNet Training has many other Network Infrastructure and Data Centre education programs, please see The Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework that shows career progression routes with programs that in line with industry requirements.

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Royal School of Signals Adopts the CNCI® – The leaders in IT and Communications in the Digital Age for the British Army, the Royal Corps of Signals, have entered a collaborative agreement with CNet Training to internally deliver the Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI®) program – read the full story here.

Read more about the impact of CNCI® within the Industry.

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“The program was very well run and the provider was excellent in the delivery of the program, the instructor’s were of a very high standard and very knowledgeable in the subject material. I would recommend other service leavers to attend this program.”

“Fantastic package and excellent value for money. I recommended this program to anyone wanting to get into the telecoms industry. Great staff, great environment.”

“I also want to say I enjoyed both the copper and fibre programs at Dudley College. In my opinion CNet staff and Instructors are very knowledgeable and helpful. You guys are a credit.”


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