ICT30415

Certificate III in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate

Course code ICT30415
Start date(s) Various dates throughout the year
Course length Full time: 18 months
Campus North Melbourne
Study mode Day release
International course No
  • Course Overview

    This course prepares you to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the demand and quality standards for the rollout of high speed NBN infrastructure. This course is designed with working professionals in mind, meaning no formal pre-requisites or work experience is required.

    There are two course streams being offered for this course; you can choose to study Telecommunications Technician specialising in Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC) carrier networks or in Optical Fibre Carrier Networks.


    Telecommunications Technician - Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC)

    This course stream is a pathway for you to become a qualified telecommunications technician specialising in Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC) carrier networks.

    You will learn how to perform equipment and system installation work to enable efficient access and connection to NBN broadband services through HFC delivery. This includes connection and termination of HFC cabling, installation of digital reception systems and Internet protocol (IP) devices, as well as designing and maintaining communications wiring systems. This course stream allows you to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the demand and quality standards for the rollout of high speed NBN infrastructure on HFC carrier networks.

    On successful completion, you will gain the competencies required for the Open Registration (ACMA) with the Coaxial endorsement, Construction / Induction (White card) and the Work Safely at Heights accreditation.

    Telecommunications Technician - (Fibre)

    This course stream is a pathway for you to become a qualified telecommunications technician specialising in Optical Fibre carrier networks.

    You will learn how to perform equipment and system installation work to enable efficient access and connection to NBN broadband services through Optical Fibre delivery. This includes splicing, managing, and terminating optical fibre cabling, as well as designing and maintaining communications wiring systems.  This course stream enables you to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the demand and quality standards for the rollout of high speed NBN infrastructure on Optical Fibre carrier networks.

    On successful completion, students will gain the competencies required for the Open Registration (ACMA) with the Optical Fibre endorsement

  • Course Structure

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

    Assessment

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

    Prerequisites

    There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to receive the ICT30415 Certificate III in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate qualification.

    Career Opportunities

    Depending on which Course pathway you choose to study, on successful completion, you will gain the competencies required for ACMA Open Registration and Coaxial Cabling Endorsement or Optical Fibre Endorsement.

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

    For those who successfully complete the Telecommunucations (HFC) pathway; you will also gain the required competencies for Construction / Induction (White card) and the Work Safely at Heights accreditation.

  • Dates

    Course Commencement

    Please contact us for 2018 course dates.

  • How to Apply

    Direct

    When applying online through our Holmesglen Self-Service page, for Application Type select Building and Construction and for Program of Study, please choose
    Certificate III in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate

    Apply online now

    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.

    Further Advice

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

    Futuretech

    03 9564 4700

    futuretech@holmesgen.edu.au

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  • Fees

    Program Fees

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    Futuretech

    03 9564 4700

    futuretech@holmesgen.edu.au