Optical Fibre Cabling Endorsement

Course code HSSICT0003
Start date(s) March/June
Course lengthPart time: 2 days
Campus North Melbourne
Study mode Part time
International course No
  • Course Overview

    This course involves both practical and theoretical training, in the installation and maintenance of customer optical fibre cabling systems. 

    The course is designed for trade workers and technical support persons who are already working in the telecommunications industry, who do not hold any formal qualifications, or may need to update skills to meet current Licensing and Regulatory requirements.

  • Course Structure

    This course is delivered through a combination of theoretical and practical workshop demonstration and hands on activities on campus. 

    Topics include:

    • Optical fibre cable and components
    • Light propagation
    • Fibre characteristics and performance
    • Splicing
    • Fibre installations and terminations
    • Field-testing techniques and compliance
    • Industry Code of Practice, licences, regulations and standards


    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.


    ICTCBL3010BInstall and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.


    There are no formal prerequisites for this course, however, it is recommended students have Open Cabling Registration or complete the Open Cabling Course prior to attending.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to receive a nationally endorsed statement of attainment.

    Career Opportunities

    The course provides one requirement for the Registration for the installation and maintenance of optical fibre cable. 

    To understand more about Cabling Rules, visit the ACMA website or contact one of the Cabling Registrars listed on the ACMA website.

  • Dates

    Course Commencement

    This course is delivered over 2 full days on campus, Tuesday and Wednesday, 8am - 4.30pm

    2018, Semester 1 course dates:

    • March 20 and 21
    • June 5 and 6
    Course sessions can be scheduled for industry groups. 

    Please contact Futuretech directly for details.

  • How to Apply


    To register for this Course online and see available courses dates or course fees, go to Futuretech Short Courses:


    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:


    03 9564 4700



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  • Fees

    Program Fees


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