- Unit Code
- Short Course; Accredited Course
- Study mode
- Part Time (Day)
This course is designed for people with nil or minimal experience in the Telecommunications network who wish to gain the skills to work as a cable jointer on non-working cables within the carrier network and customers premises.The course (within industry known as Cable Jointing-Basic) consists of:
- Introduction to basic electrical principles
- Distribution cables
- Rotational and connected pairs
- Plan reading
- Preparing cables for jointing and Cable jointing
- Joint enclosures/Connector jointing
- Working cable precautions
- Test handset (Buttinski) and basic test instruments
- Cable pair ID sets, F set and loop-a-line, GP set
- Lines Test Set No 2
- Fault conditions
- Cross Connecting Units
- 31D pole enclosure
- Heat shrink openable joint
- Re-entry into gel-sealed cables
- Quality assurance
- Dangerous gases and gas detection Sharps/Asbestos awareness
Contact Federation Training to express your interest.
Phone: 1300 309 966
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.
Potential telephony cable jointing work within the carrier network and customers premises
Opportunities for Further Study
This unit forms part of theCertificate II in Telecommunications (Cabling)
Participants must be able to accurately define colours.
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
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Assessment is competency-based for each unit. It includes:
- Practical assessment (observation/demonstration) in a simulated environment
- Written assessments
- RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) for suitable applicants