Key Study Areas
Key study areas include:
* Using hand and power tools
* Working effectively in a team
* Installing and supporting communications cabling
* Terminating cabling conductors
* Altering existing telecommunications cabling
* Organising and monitoring cabling to ensure compliance with regulatory and industry standards
Where • Bendigo (City Campus)
Six months full time study, or as part of a traineeship.
Part time study is also available if you are already working in the telecommunications industry, depending on industrial experience.
Selection Process • Individual Interview
On successfully completing this course you will be eligible for employment as a cabler (under supervision) with companies in the telecommunications industry responsible for telephone service installation, maintenance and upgrade.
To become a licenced cabler you will need to complete 6 months supervised cabling experience, to be eligible for an Australian Communications Authority (ACA) cabler registration (Licensing). Further information relating to the industry and licensing requirements can be obtained at: http://www.acma.gov.au/ACMAINTER.131352:STANDARD::pc=PC_1429.
Licenced cablers have further employment opportunities in the IT industry (installing the computer network 'backbone' cabling), security, fire prevention, mining, building, hospitals and schools.
Further Study Options
Further study includes the Certificate III Telecommunications Cabling
This qualification, plus 6 months on-the-job supervised experience can lead to a restricted or an open ACA cablers licence, depending on competencies selected.
Certificate III in Telecommunications Cabling
(Customer Premises) :: ICT30202
You will be assessed as part of this course.
Typical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
ICTTC005C Install cable support systems
ICTTC006C Place and secure cable
ICTTC008C Terminate metallic conductor cable
ICTTC012C Install functional and protective telecommunications
ICTTC016C Joint copper cable
ICTTC017C Alter services to existing cable system
ICTTC022C Organise and monitor cabling to ensure compliance with regulatory and industry standards
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT
has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.