Certificate II in Telecommunications (Cabling)

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
GippsTAFE Energy Training Centre
Course Location
Course Duration
Part Time: 18 months
The Certificate II in Telecommunications (Cabling) is aimed at personnel employed in the Telecommunications Access Network area. 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 time frame will depend on individual requirements.
Course Cost
Course Cost for Specific Units, please refer to Chadstone Campus GippsTAFE Skills Development Guide.
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
8:00am - 4:00pm
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 II in Telecommunications (Cabling) is a nationally accredited qualification, and in this context has been streamed to meet the requirements of  personnel working in the carriers network. Industry recognised courses (e.g. Pit and Pipe, Cable Hauling, Basic Cable Jointing, Advanced Cable Jointing, Exchange Entry) 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

Entry Requirements

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

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


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 III in Telecommunications (Cabling)

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
Core Units
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Follow occupational health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
Install and test an internet protocol device in convergence networks
Use hand and power tools
Elective Units
Deliver a service to customers
Haul underground cable
Construct underground telecommunications infrastructure
Joint metallic conductor cable in Access Network
Install a cable lead-in
Modify and cut over cable 
Work safely near power infrastructure