Course Overview - Traineeship

Qualification Duration

This course is delivered over a period of 12-24 months.

Qualification AQF Level

Certificate III

Delivery Mode

This qualification is delivered using a face-to-face, classroom-based delivery mode.

This qualification prepares an individual for entry into the telecommunications industry and its convergent technologies, including radio, optical, data and internet protocol (IP) networks.

Qualification Detail

The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 16 units, consisting of six (6) core and ten (10) elective units. In consultation with each client, we develop a course to meet the course requirements and key learning outcomes for your business.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Students who are colour blind may not be appropriate for this qualification. All participants must meet suitability criteria prior to course enrolment.

Units in this Qualification

Safety in Telecommunications

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
ICTWHS204Follow work health and safety and environmental policies and proceduresCore
ICTTEN208Use electrical skills when working with Telecommunications NetworksCore

Open Registration

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
ICTCBL246Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule 1Core
ICTCBL247Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule 2Core

Core Fundamentals

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
ICTWOR301Organise resourcesCore
ICTWOR308Provide customer service to telecommunications customersCore
ICTTEN315Determine and apply technologies within a telecommunications systemCore
ICTTEN317Locate, identify and rectify telecommunications network faultsCore
IICTWOR202Work effectively in telecommunications technologyCore
ICTTEN202Use hand and power toolsCore

Combined Endorsements

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
ICTCBL301Install terminate and certify structured cabling installationCore
ICTCBL322Install, test and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premisesCore
ICTCBL303Install and terminate coaxial cableCore

IP Networking

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
ICTTEN207Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networksCore

Choose ONE option from

Option 1. Underground & Cabling

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
ICTCBL334Install underground enclosures and conduitElective
ICTCBL329Install underground cable for communications applicationsElective

Option 2. Testing

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
ICTCBL323Test cables and systems on customer premisesElective
ICTBWN306Use radio frequency measuring instrumentsElective

Option 3. Aerial Cabling

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
ICTCBL335Construct aerial cable supportsElective
ICTCBL333Install aerial cable for communications applicationsElective

Option 4. Working at Heights

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
ICTWHS201Provide telecommunications services safely on roofsElective
RIIWHS204DWork safely at heightsElective

Qualification Outcomes

  1. Alarm Installer
  2. Cabling Network Operator
  3. Telecommunications Network Operator


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Individuals and or employers may be eligible for Government funding. AIVD will be able to discuss with you the different funding available and cost of training.
The Student Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding

AIVD encourages individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program‚Äč

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