• Code
  • ICT20310SC
  • Unit Code
  • ICTCBL2135A - Joint Metallic Conductor Cable in Access Network
  • Type
  • Short Course; Accredited Course
  • Cost
  • $2370
  • Study mode
  • Part Time (Day)
  • Location
  • Chadstone
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Course Overview

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

Course Dates

Contact Federation Training to express your interest.
Phone: 1300 309 966

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Career Opportunities

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)

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Participants must be able to accurately define colours.


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost


Materials Fees

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules


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


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