Optical Fibre Jointing - Telstra Approved

Course Code
ICT30310
Course Type
Short Course
Unit Code
ICTCBL3010A - Install and Terminate Optical Fibre Cable on Customer Premises, ICTCBL2065A - Splice and Terminate Optical Fibre Cable for Carriers and Service Providers
Department
GippsTAFE Energy Training Centre
Course Location
Chadstone
Course Duration
Part Time: 5 days
Course Cost
$1575.
Study Modes
Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • On demand
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

This course provides training for the Telecommunications Carrier industry where subcontract installers are required to install, terminate and maintain singlemode optical fibre/cables and products within the Telstra network. This training course also meets the training requirements for all other carrier providers i.e. Optus, Alcatel, Primus etc.

The course primarily focuses on the installation practices and testing of Singlemode Telecom Outside Plant products i.e. cables, closures, racks/subracks, wall mounts etc. The course consists of:
  • Optical fibre principles and characteristics
  • Optical fibre/cable characteristics and specifications
  • Optical fibre devices (lasers, LEDs and detectors)
  • Occupational Health and Safety issues
  • Optical fibre cable terminations
  • Rack/subracks, closures, wall mounts
  • Optical fibre fusion splicing
  • Testing and commissioning of optical fibre links
  • Labelling and formatting of test results
  • Fault finding techniques and devices

Qualifications And Recognition

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

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

Potential optical fibre work within NBN project

Entry Requirements

No entry requirement for this course,  however it is recommended that participants have ICTCBL2136A and ICTCBL2137A (Open Registration Licence)

ICTCBL3010A* - Must meet pre-requisites in order to register this Unit as an Endorsement to ACMA Cabling  Licence with Cabling Registrar.

*All customer cabling work in the telecommunications, fire, security and data industries must be performed by a registered cabler.  All cablers are required to register with an Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) – accredited registrar. (see pre-requisites)

Pre-Requisites

Unit Code Unit Name
ICTCBL2136A
Install, maintain and modify customer premises communication cabling - ACMA restricted rule
ICTCBL2137A
Install, maintain and modify customer premises communication 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

These units form part of the Certificate III in Telecommunications (Cabling)

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?

Yes.

Course Times

Campus Time Date
Chadstone 8.00am - 4.00pm 30 April - 4 May 
Chadstone 8.00am - 4.00pm 4 - 8 June