Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology

ICT20315

12 months

Weekly Classroom Sessions

On-campus/ online

The Telecommunications industry is constantly evolving; new technology is impacting on our lives in ways never before imagined. It is an industry that provides us with the ability to communicate with people at all levels and from all over the world – and it will continue to evolve in ever more exciting ways.

In this program, you’ll gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of indoor and outdoor installation, operation and maintenance of domestic, commercial and industrial telecommunication equipment and products. This program suits new entrants with limited industry experience. You’ll get to do extensive practical work in a simulated commercial environment while learning the theoretical knowledge about cabling rules. You’ll also be trained to use typical commercial telecommunications equipment, in preparation for future employment.

Successful completion of a course in telecommunications may enhance your current employment and may open up new work opportunities for you in the telecommunications industry. This qualification prepares individuals for entry into the industry.

COURSE DURATION/ METHOD OF DELIVERY

The Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology is delivered over 12 months. Training and assessment will be delivered in weekly classroom sessions at the school.

PAYMENT METHOD/ COST

Flexible payment options are available. You may be eligible for Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) funding. Click here for more information.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

To achieve a Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology 15 units must be completed including 6 core units and 9 elective units.

Core Units
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
ICTTEN202 Use hand and power tools
ICTTEN207 Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networks
ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
ICTWOR201 Work effectively in telecommunications technology
Elective Units
BSBCUS201 Deliver a service to customers
ICTCBL201 Install customer cable support systems
ICTCBL209 Joint and terminate coaxial cable
ICTCBL214 Fix aerial cable
ICTICT206 Install software applications
ICTRFN202 Install a terrestrial antenna
ICTSAS203 Connect hardware peripherals
ICTTEN203 Install and configure a home or small office network
ICTTEN205 Build and maintain a secure network

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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Cabler and Installer

Equipment Installer

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Security Alarm Installer

Telecommunications Equipment Operator

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