Demonstrate the highest levels of knowledge, skills and competency in network cable infrastructure. Undertake copper and fibre cabling installation, termination and testing to the highest quality whilst complying to industry best practice and standards to ensure a right first-time approach.
The CNCI® certification is awarded on successful completion of both the CNCI® Copper Cabling and the CNCI® Optical Fibre Cabling programs.
The Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI®) has become the industry preferred certification for network cable installation and is specified as a requirement on many job profiles and installation project contracts. In addition, manufacturers, major installation companies, associations and consultants endorse the certification knowing that it provides the right level of technical knowledge, competence and confidence to the industry. In recognition of the CNCI® certification many manufacturers also award accreditations towards their product warranties.
The CNCI® program blends a perfect mix of technical knowledge and practical activities for both copper and fibre component installation. Official CNCI® certification proves that an individual is certified to undertake network cable infrastructure projects to the highest calibre whilst working to the current national and international industry standards and industry best practice. During the program learners will be provided a valuable opportunity to access the latest industry standards.
Having successfully completed this program, and with the appropriate level of experience, it is highly recommended that you continue your professional development by advancing your knowledge and skills to gain further official certifications and qualifications by progressing through The Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework which maps education programs to career advancement throughout the network infrastructure and data centre sectors.
The CNCI® program is led by CNet’s expert Instructors.
No previous experience is required to attend this program. However, if you are working in the network infrastructure industry, it will prove advantageous.
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Successful learners will have the knowledge and skills to confidently install, test and certify a complete optical fibre installation. This forms part of the entry level requirement into the Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework which allows learners to progress their knowledge, education and skills in line with their career within these fast moving industries.
If you are entering the industry or looking to formalise your skills with an industry recognised qualification and gain units towards the official CNCI® certification, this program, combined with the CNCI® Copper Cabling program is perfect for you.
Safely Working with Fibre/General Safety
LED, VCSEL, laser safety
Fibre preparation hazards, disposal of sharps
OSP safety, pits, gas detection
History of fibre
What is a network?
Benefits of a network
Why a network?
LED, VCSEL, laser sources
Switches, routers, media converters
Theory of Light Transmission
Choice of cable
19” Splice tray
Slack fibre management, protection, patch field
Standards bodies BSI, ISO, CENELEC, TIA/EIA
Outside Plant (OSP)
Fibre backbone in the LAN
Fusion splicer set up and operation
Splicing in patch panels
Techniques, cold cure, mechanical splice, fusion splice
End-face inspection techniques
Fluke CCTT (Fibre)
Tier 1 fibre certification (CertiFibre® Pro)
Tier 2 fibre certification (OptiFibre® Pro)
Encircled Flux (EF)
End face inspection
Set a reference
OTDR event types
OptiFibre® Pro link testing
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