Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology
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
COURSE DURATION/ METHOD OF DELIVERY
The Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology is delivered over 16 weeks. 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.
To achieve a Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology 16 units must be completed including 7 core units and 9 elective units.
|ICTWHS204||Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures|
|ICTTEN302||Install telecommunications network equipment|
|ICTCBL306||Locate and identify cable system faults|
|ICTTEN201||Use electrical skills in telecommunications work|
|ICTTEN202||Use hand and power tools|
|ICTTEN207||Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networks|
|ICTWOR201||Work effectively in telecommunications technology|
|ICTSAS305||Provide ICT advice to clients|
|ICTCBL312||Cutover new systems and equipment on customer premises|
|ICTCBL303||Install and terminate coaxial cable|
|ICTCBL236||Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling:
ACMA Restricted Rule*
|ICTCBL237||Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling:
ACMA Open Rule^
|ICTCBL301||Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation|
|ICTCBL304||Perform cable and system test on customer premises|
|ICTCBL302||Install and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises|
|ICTCBL305||Hand over cable systems and equipment|
* Prerequisites are ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policies and procedures; and ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
^ Prerequisite is ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule