ICT30519 – Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology

Within 12 months

Weekly Classroom Sessions

The Telecommunications industry is a fast paced, growing and dynamic business with expanding employment opportunities. For anyone that loves working with their hands in the ever changing world of technology then this is the qualification for you!

Graduates will learn how to assess installation requirements, plan and perform installations and test installed equipment.

The Australian Communications Media Authority (AMCA) for Cabling rules state, if you are planning to connect, install, repair or maintain telecommunications customer cabling that is connected or is intended to be connected to a telecommunications network (for example, cabling in residential, commercial or industrial premises), it is a legal requirement that you are an appropriately registered cabler or someone who is directly supervised by an appropriately registered cabler.

 

 

This qualification can lead to licences and endorsements including:

  • Open cabling licence / registration
  • Structured cabling endorsement
  • Optical fibre cabling endorsement
  • Coaxial cabling endorsement
  • Testing endorsement

For any information regarding licensing, please contact ACMA via www.acma.gov.au

COURSE DURATION/ METHOD OF DELIVERY

The ICT30519 – Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology is delivered over 6 – 12 months. Content is delivered with weekly classroom/workshop sessions at our delivery locations.

PAYMENT METHOD/ COST

Flexible payment options are available. You may be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee program which is funded by the Queensland Government. Click here for more information.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

To achieve a Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology 16 units must be completed including 7 core units and 9 elective units.

Core Units
ICTTEN202 Use hand and power tools
ICTTEN208 Use electrical skills when working with telecommunications networks
ICTTEN315 Determine and apply technologies within a telecommunications system
ICTTEN317 Locate, identify and rectify telecommunications network faults
ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
ICTWOR308 Provide customer service to telecommunications customers
ICTWOR201 Work effectively in telecommunications technology
Elective Units
ICTCBL246 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule*
ICTCBL247 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule*
ICTCBL301 Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation
ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable
ICTCBL305 Hand over cable systems and equipment
ICTCBL306 Locate and identify cable system faults
ICTCBL322 Install, test and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises
ICTCBL323 Test cables and systems on customer premises**
ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients
ICTTEN207 Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networks

* Prerequisites are ICTWHS204 – Follow work health and safety and environmental policies and procedures; and ICTTEN208 – Use electrical skills when working with telecommunications networks

** Prerequisites are ICTWHS204 – Follow work health and safety and environmental policies and procedures; ICTTEN208 – Use electrical skills when working with telecommunications networks and ICTCBL247 – Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule*

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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Network Equipment Installer

Voice and Data Equipment Installer

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IP Based Security Alarms Installer

Telecommunications Equipment Operator

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