Underground Construction (Pit and Pipe)

Course Code
Course Type
Short Course; Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Unit Code
ICTCBL2133A - Construct Underground Telecommunications Infrastructure
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Course Location
Course Duration
2 Sessions
Course Cost
$415 Per Participant (Initial 2 Sessions) - Mandatory & additional.
8.00am - 4.00pm
Chadstone Campus
Phone: 1300 309 966
Email: chadrecept@federationtraining.edu.au
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

This course is designed for all people carrying out pit and pipe construction within the carriers network. The course consists of:
  • Types of estates
  • Symbols
  • Obstruction plans
  • Conduit types and applications
  • Plastic pits types and uses
  • Shared trenches with power
  • Occupational health and safety check of understanding
  • Pipe entry into pits
  • Pit installation
  • Quality assurance
  • Rodding and roping conduits
  • Sharps
  • Asbestos
  • Dangerous gases

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 civil work within NBN project

Entry Requirements

To undertake this course you must have knowledge of occupational health and safety including traffic management and CPR.

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 unit forms part of the Certificate II in Telecommunications (Cabling)

Course Times

Campus Time Date
Chadstone 8.00am-4.00pm 16 - 17 February
Chadstone 8.00am-4.00pm 16 - 17 March
Chadstone 8.00am-4.00pm 8 - 9 April
Chadstone 8.00am-4.00pm 19 - 20 May
Chadstone 8.00am-4.00pm 10 - 11 June
Chadstone 8.00am-4.00pm 1 - 2 July