Certificate III in Telecommunications (Cabling)
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- GippsTAFE Energy Training Centre
- Course Location
- 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 GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- On Campus; Part Time (Day)
- 8:00am - 4:00pm
Phone: (03) 9251 3000
Fax: 1300 094 661 (att: Chadstone)
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
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 RecognitionUpon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
Employment ProspectsTelecommunications contractor operating within the ACMA Licensing Regulations
You must be able to accurately define colours to undertake this course.
|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 ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessment 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 StudyThis qualification can be progressed into the Certificate IV in Telecommunications Network Engineering
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
||Locate and identify cable system faults
||Follow OHS and environmental policy and procedures
||Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
||Use hand and power tools
||Provide infrastructure for telecommunications network equipment
||Splice and terminate optical fibre cable for carriers and service providers
||Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule
||Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule
||Apply safe technical work practices for cabling registration
||Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation
||Install and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises
||Install and terminate coaxial cable
||Perform cable and system test on customer premises
||Install underground enclosures and conduit
||Install underground cable
||Construct aerial cable supports
||Install aerial cable