Subjects

Total number of units = 15

6 core units plus

9 elective units

The elective units consist of:

up to 9 may be from any group of elective units listed below

up to 2 units from elsewhere in this Training Package, or another currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at AQF Level 2 or 3.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the Australian Quality Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Units selected from other Training Packages or accredited courses must not duplicate units selected from, or available within, the ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package.

Refer to the Specialisations information below, and to the Companion Volume Implementation Guide, for advice about choosing electives to support specialisations in particular sectors of the information and communications industry.

Core Units

add topic BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work

add topic ICTTEN202 Use hand and power tools

add topic ICTTEN207 Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networks

add topic ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures

add topic ICTWOR201 Work effectively in telecommunications technology

Elective Units

Group A Radio communications and rigging

add topic ICTTCR201 Use rigging practices and systems on telecommunications network structures

add topic ICTTCR202 Use operational safety in a telecommunications rigging environment

add topic ICTTCR203 Use safe rigging practices to climb and perform rescues on telecommunications network structures

add topic CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

add topic CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level*

add topic ICTRFN201 Install a satellite antenna

add topic ICTRFN202 Install a terrestrial antenna

add topic ICTRFN304 Construct and test a radio communications device

Group B Cabling

add topic ICTCBL201 Install customer cable support systems

add topic ICTCBL202 Place and secure customer cable

add topic ICTCBL203 Terminate metallic conductor customer cable

add topic ICTCBL204 Install functional and protective telecommunications earthing system

add topic ICTCBL205 Joint metallic conductor cable on customer premises

add topic ICTCBL206 Alter services to existing cable system

add topic ICTCBL207 Haul underground cable

add topic ICTCBL208 Splice and terminate optical fibre cable for carriers and service providers

add topic ICTCBL209 Joint and terminate coaxial cable

add topic ICTCBL210 Install a telecommunications service to a building

add topic ICTCBL211 Install an above ground equipment enclosure

add topic ICTCBL212 Erect aerial cable supports

add topic ICTCBL213 Construct underground telecommunications infrastructure

add topic ICTCBL214 Fix aerial cable

add topic ICTCBL215 Joint metallic conductor cable in access network

add topic ICTCBL219 Apply safe technical work practices for cabling registration when configuring an ADSL circuit

add topic ICTCBL220 Install a cable lead-in

add topic ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule*

add topic ICTCMP201 Organise and monitor cabling to ensure compliance with regulatory and industry standards

add topic ICTCMP202 Perform restricted customer premises broadband cabling work: ACMA Restricted Rule*

Group C Networking

add topic ICTTEN203 Install and configure a home or small office network

add topic ICTTEN204 Install and configure a small to medium business network

add topic ICTTEN205 Build and maintain a secure network

add topic ICTTEN206 Operate new media software packages

Group D General

add topic BSBCUS201 Deliver a service to customers

add topic CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

add topic HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

add topic HLTAID003 Provide first aid

add topic ICTICT206 Install software applications

add topic ICTPMG201 Prepare site for support installation

add topic ICTPMG202 Plan, organise and undertake work activities

add topic ICTSAS203 Connect hardware peripherals

add topic ICTWHS201 Provide telecommunications services safely on roofs

add topic ICTWHS202 Work safely in a radio frequency electromagnetic radiation environment

add topic ICTWHS203 Work safely near power infrastructure

Specialisations

The use of specialist streams is appropriate for this qualification in accordance with the AQF, Standards for Training Packages and the packaging rules. Where a specialist stream is achieved, testamurs must show the appropriate specialisation in brackets. Refer to the Companion Volume Implementation Guide for further advice about specialisations.

The minimum elective units required for the specific specialisations are described below.

Cabling

(Note: See licencing information in the ICT Companion Volume Implementation Guide regarding ACMA registration)

Select at least 6 electives from Group B Cabling.

Networking

Select at least 4 electives from Group C Networking.

Radio Communications

Select the following 3 elective units:

add topic ICTRFN201 Install a satellite antenna

add topic ICTRFN202 Install a terrestrial antenna

add topic ICTRFN304 Construct and test a radio communications device

plus at least 1 more from Group A Radio communications and rigging.

Rigging

(Note: This specialisation is not suitable for delivery in a school as a Vocational Education and Training (VET) program. See information in the ICT Companion Volume Implementation Guide regarding licencing for dogging and rigging.)

Select the following 4 elective units from Group A Radio communications and rigging:

add topic ICTTCR202 Use operational safety in a telecommunications rigging environment

add topic ICTTCR203 Use safe rigging practices to climb and perform rescues on telecommunications network structures

add topic CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

add topic CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level*.

*Note the following prerequisite unit requirements:

Unit in this qualification

Prerequisite unit

add topic CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level

add topic CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

add topic ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule

add topic ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures

add topic ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work

add topic ICTCMP202 Perform restricted customer premises broadband cabling work: ACMA Restricted Rule

add topic ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule

OR

add topic ICTCBL201 Install customer cable support systems, and add topic ICTCBL202 Place and secure customer cable, and add topic ICTCBL203 Terminate metallic conductor customer cable, and add topic ICTCMP201 Organise and monitor cabling to ensure compliance with regulatory and industry standards


Entry Requirements

Nil