Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology

ICT30515

16 weeks

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

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.

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
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
Elective Units
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

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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