The Institute of Intelligent Infrastructure Technologies
The Institute of Intelligent Infrastructure Technologies (i3t) represents employers and
individuals who work in the Digital Infrastructures and Data Transfer Systems Installation Industry. This industry is one in which effective ‘connectivity’  is key, especially when considering that almost all sectors contributing to the GDP of UK plc (energy production distribution and control; business and financial services; manufacture; passenger and freight transport; healthcare; retail and wholesale; sport; hospitality), and the design, construction and operation of buildings and structures that facilitate a large range of these sectors rely on the industry for effective and efficient data transfer, communication and control / maintenance.
The levels of professionalism and competence required by the industry, both collectively as an organisation and/or individual are reflected in the Institute’s values, vision, membership
requisites, and services.
Our Vision is;
“To engage with and involve committed organisations and individuals to
champion, empower and establish the Digital Infrastructures and Data Transfer Systems Installation Industry as one that has a distinct identity with a working culture that is built on professional standards, professional competencies and practices that are respectful, inclusive and considerate of the environment”
To support our Vision our principal objectives are to:
- be recognised UK wide as the `go to` professional body for employers and individuals in the industry
- be established as the body that sets and monitors professional engineering and operational standards for the industry to the highest level
- enable employers and individuals to identify and influence competency requirements at all occupation levels in the industry
- be in a position to advise on qualifications and training programmes in terms of their compatibility to the industry’s skills needs
- encourage professional codes of conduct and best practice in the industry that are compatible with and reflect society and the environment at large
- facilitate and provide advice and guidance that enables individuals to progress in their career as appropriate to their aspirations
- be the body of choice for forward-thinking individuals and organisations in terms of technological development, future skills sets and the industry’s direction
 The installation, connection, commissioning, development and maintenance of complex networks of cables, wireless signals, hardware and associated accessories
We will realise our Vision by encouraging and supporting Members to:
- Be professional, ethical, respectful, diverse and demonstrate integrity
- Provide members and other stakeholders with services that meet their needs with an efficient, high quality and expedient delivery
- Foster a positive working environment internally and externally which is safe, open, supportive and understanding of others
- Positively respond to the needs of individuals in the industry irrespective of their job role with respect, fairness, dignity and understanding
- Embed professional practices in the industry through the sharing of knowledge, experience and thoughts on future developments in the industry
- Continuously promote and consolidate the “Environmental Considerations and Responsibilities” the Institute, its members and stakeholders have within and out with the industry
- Convey to members that they have an opportunity to have input to and influence the future, short and long term, of the Digital Infrastructures and Data Transfer Systems Installation Industry
- Encourage and practice a philosophy of “Continuous Review and Improvement” within the Institute and the industry at large.
As a corporate member of i3t your organisation will have access to services and procedures that will provide:
- Vehicles for recognition of workforce competence, standards, and professional development
- Advice/Guidance on Apprenticeship programmes and their delivery
- Advice/Guidance on competence recognition for your organisation’s employees
- Opportunities to share and receive information that is of value to organisation, individual and industry.
- Opportunities to be involved in the direction of the industry at local, national and international level.
- Procurement facilities that offer discount and access to operation/business requirements/services such as;
- Leasing of equipment and plant
- Office supplies
- Vehicles, etc.
- Notification of tenders and/or other contracts which have been advised to the Institute
- Guidance and support on CPD, HR, OD, ED, consultancy, accountancy and other business services.
- Your visible commitment to the professionalism of the industry by way of “branding” on our website
As Members all we ask, is that your organisation;
- embody and uphold the Institutes values via it’s working ethos, practices and procedures
- collaborate with i3t in its commitment to establishing and maintaining professional standards, competencies, and practices in the Digital Infrastructures and Data Transfer Industry
has recruitment and CPD policies that benefit the industry, its employees and clients
The Institute of Intelligent Infrastructure Technologies are accepted as the organisation that represents the Digital Infrastructures and Data Transfer Systems Installation Industry in terms of establishing and monitoring a high level of professionalism that the public, clients, and fellow professionals can have confidence in. To this end members are expected to demonstrate professional competence and commitment consistent with their membership grade and job role in the areas of:
- Knowledge and understanding
- Design and development of processes, systems, services and products
- Responsibility, management or leadership
- Communication and inter-personal skills
- Professional commitment
- Compliance with the Institute’s “Code of Conduct” (Annex 1)
Benefits of membership
- Formal recognition of “Occupational Competence”
- Demonstration of commitment to professional standards, working practices and values
- Free access to:
- Advice/Guidance on education, training and career development –
- Education and training resources
- CAPYT (on-line Career Advancement Profiling at Your finger Tips)
- Technical fact sheets
Individual membership grades and their requisites
Auditable Evidence >>
Recognised by i3t
Prior Learning and Experience
- Employed by a Corporate Member organisation
- Registered on a formal industry/government/i3t approved/recognised apprenticeship programme
- Demonstrates aspirations to gaining “Member” status
|Level 2 qualification relevant to the industry
||Minimum of one year in a relevant job role
- Evidence of working towards a relevant Level 3 formal qualification
- Demonstrates aspirations to gaining “Member” status
|Level 3 qualification relevant to the
|Minimum of three years in a relevant job role
||The applicant has no relevant formal qualifications but has extensive experience in the industry. As appropriate the applicant undertakes
- A “Professional Interview”
- A “Professional Work Place Assessment”
- Plus the applicant provides employer endorsement of experience/competence
- Demonstrates aspirations to gaining “Technician Member” status
(Engineering Council Registration)
|Level 3 qualification relevant to the
Industry >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Plus
This evaluation option is designed for those who have extensive experience in the industry and aspire to gaining professional recognition that reflects their level of competence.
Information and Communications Technology Technician (ICTTech.)
|An Advanced/Modern Apprenticeship or other work-based learning programme approved by a licensed professional engineering institution
a qualification, approved by a licensed professional engineering institution, in a relevant engineering discipline set at level 3 (or above) in the Qualifications and Credit Framework/National Qualifications Framework for England and Northern Ireland; or at level 6 (or above) in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework; or at level 3 (or above) in the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales
an equivalent qualification(s) approved by a licensed professional engineering institution.
|Evidence that the applicants job role enables them to demonstrate that they:
- Contribute to either the design, development, manufacture, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, processes or services
- Have supervisory or technical responsibility
- Have commitment to professional engineering values.
|The requisites for this option are;
- Minimum of 5 continuous years in the industry as a practicing “technical operative” in a relevant job role
- Currently employed in the industry
- Employer endorsement of experience
- Technical portfolio/report that validates the applicant’s experience/competence in:
- Contributing to either the design, development, manufacture, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, processes or services
- Having supervisory or technical responsibility
- Having commitment to professional engineering values.
- As appropriate, undertakes a “Professional Interview” or “Professional Work Place Assessment”
The Institute of Intelligent Infrastructure Technologies Code of Conduct
All members of the Institute are expected to observe the requirements of the Code of Conduct
This Code of Conduct places a personal obligation on the Institute’s members to act with integrity and in the public interest. It encourages members to act in accordance with the Statement of Ethical Principles. This Code of Conduct obliges members to:
- Act with due skill, care and diligence and with proper regard for professional standards.
- Prevent avoidable danger to health or safety.
- Act in accordance with the principles of sustainability, and prevent avoidable adverse impact on the environment and society.
- Maintain and enhance their competence, undertake only professional tasks for which they are competent, and disclose relevant limitations of competence.
- Accept appropriate responsibility for work carried out under their supervision.
- Treat all persons fairly and with respect.
- Encourage others to advance their learning and competence.
- Avoid where possible real or perceived conflict of interest, and advise affected parties when such conflicts arise.
- Observe the proper duties of confidentiality owed to appropriate parties.
- Reject bribery and all forms of corrupt behaviour, and make positive efforts to ensure others do likewise.
- Assess and manage relevant risks and communicate these appropriately.
- Assess relevant liability, and if appropriate hold professional indemnity insurance.
- Notify the Institution if convicted of a criminal offence or upon becoming bankrupt or disqualified as a Company Director.
- Notify the Institution of any significant violation of the Institution’s Code of Conduct by another member