Certificate II in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate
|Start date(s)||April/Various dates throughout the year|
|Study mode||Full time|
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You can apply for this course online through My.Holmesglen. This online application will take around 10 minutes. Your submitted application will be assessed and you will be contacted by the department within three working days.
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This full-time course is designed for first timers to the telecommunications industry, and will help you pathway into work on the National Broadband Network (NBN) as well as gain valuable insight on the infrastructure utilised in both the carrier and customer sides of the network.
Your training will take place at our state of the art facilities located at our Arden Street, North Melbourne campus.
During this course, you will learn about a range of competencies in a varied work context, from installation to the operation of telecommunications products and equipment. Through real, practical learning, you will develop broad-based employability skills in a range of telecommunications fields, focusing on delivering services to the customer premises and from the carrier lead-in. This qualification will give you competitive advantages to enter the industry sooner.
At the completion of this course, you will be able to pursue a variety of entry level roles such as Telecommunications Network Customer Services Technician.
On successful completion, students will gain the competencies required for the Restricted Registration (ACMA) and Construction / Induction (White Card).
This course is delivered through a combination of theoretical learning, practical demonstration and hands-on activities on campus.
- Industry code of practice, licences, regulations and standards
- Construction Industry Occupational Health Safety
- Coaxial cabling
- Aerial cabling
- Fibre characteristics and performance
- Installations and termination
- Cabling components, systems and maintenance
- Field testing techniques, fault finding
- Compliance and documentation.
AssessmentAssessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.
Code Name CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work ICTTEN202 Use hand and power tools ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures ICTWOR201 Work effectively in telecommunications technology
Code Name ICTCBL209 Joint and terminate coaxial cable ICTCBL211 Install an above ground equipment enclosure ICTCBL212 Erect aerial cable supports ICTCBL214 Fix aerial cable ICTCBL220 Install a cable lead-in (NBN unit) ICTPMG201 Prepare site for support installation ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling:
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.
Qualification & Recognition
After successful completion of this course you will be eligible to receive the ICT20215 Certificate II in Telecommunications Network Operate and Build.
At the completion of this course, you will be able to pursue a variety of entry level roles such as Telecommunications Network Customer Services Technician, or you may wish to apply for credit and continue your studies in the ICT30415 Certificate III in Telecommunications Network Operate and Build or other Certificate III Telecommunications courses.
2018 Course Dates
There are 4 sessions available;
- 29 January - 12 April
- 23 April - 28 June
- 16 July - 20 September
- 8 October - 13 December
After applying, it is advisable to call and let us know your preferred commencement date.
How to Apply
The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.
To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.
If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:
03 9564 4700
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
FeesHolmesglen TAFEHolmesglen TAFE ICT20215
Type Cost Gov. Subsidised $1583.30 Full Fee $5418.90