Certificate III in Telecommunications (Cabling)

Cert_III_Telecommunications
Course Code
ICT30310SC
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Department
GippsTAFE Energy Training Centre
Course Location
Chadstone
Course Duration
Part Time: 18 months.
The Certificate III in Telecommunications (Cabling) is aimed at personnel employed in the Telecommunications cabling and installation area which is governed by the ACMA Licensing Regulations (Australian Communications and Media Authority). The qualification can be completed via a combination of Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) and classroom attendance.
For specific Units aligned to this qualification please refer to the Chadstone Campus GippsTAFE Skills Development Guide.
The timeframe will depend on individual requirements.
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Times
8:00am - 4:00pm
Enquiries
Chadstone Campus
Phone: (03) 9251 3000
Fax: 1300 094 661 (att: Chadstone)
Email: energytraining@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

The Certificate III in Telecommunications (Cabling) is a nationally accredited qualification, and in this context has been streamed to meet the requirements of personnel working in the ACMA cabling and installation area. Industry recognized courses (e.g. Open Registration, Structured Cabling, Co-axial Cabling, Optical Fibre) have been aligned to Elective Units.

A combination of RPL, classroom, theory and practical delivery will provide the opportunity to complete the qualification.

Qualifications And Recognition

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

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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

Employment Prospects

Telecommunications contractor operating within the ACMA Licensing Regulations 

Entry Requirements

You must be able to accurately define colours to undertake this course.

Pre-Requisites

Units
Name
ICTCBL2136A Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule
ICTCBL2137A Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

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

Opportunities For Further Study

This qualification can be progressed into the Certificate IV in Telecommunications Network Engineering

Course Structure

  
Unit Code Unit Name
Core Units
BCBSUS301A
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
ICTCBL3015A
Locate and identify cable system faults
ICTOHS2170A
Follow OHS and environmental policy and procedures
ICTTEN2007A
Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
ICTTEN2140A
Use hand and power tools
ICTTEN3054A
Provide infrastructure for telecommunications network equipment
Elective Units
ICTEDU3053A
Train customers
ICTCBL2065A
Splice and terminate optical fibre cable for carriers and service providers
ICTCBL2136A
Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule
ICTCBL2137A
Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule
ICTCBL2139A
Apply safe technical work practices for cabling registration
ICTCBL3009A
Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation
ICTCBL3010A
Install and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises
ICTCBL3011A
Install and terminate coaxial cable
ICTCBL3013A
Perform cable and system test on customer premises
ICTCBL3018A
Install  underground enclosures and conduit
ICTCBL3019A
Install underground cable
ICTCBL3020A
Construct aerial cable supports
ICTCBL3021A 
Install aerial cable