Subjects

Total number of units = 14

5 core plus

9 elective units

The elective units consist of:

up to 9 units may be selected from Group A Copper cabling, or Group B Fibre cabling or Group C HFC cabling

up to 6 units may be selected from Group D General or from elsewhere in this Training Package

2 units of competency may be selected from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at AQF Level 3 or 4.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, 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.

Core units

add topic BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work

add topic ICTTEN202 Use hand and power tools

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

add topic ICTWOR305 Supervise worksite activities

Elective units

Group A Copper cabling

add topic ICTCBL215 Joint metallic conductor cable in access network

add topic ICTCBL313 Modify and cutover cable

add topic ICTCBL317 Cut over metallic conductor cable in the access network

add topic ICTCBL318 Install and cut over metallic conductor cable to access network cabinet

add topic ICTCBL319 Rearrange large size copper cable

add topic ICTCBL320 Jumper metallic conductor cable in the access network

add topic ICTTEN303 Locate, identify and rectify recurrent network faults

Group B Fibre cabling

add topic ICTBWN301 Perform tests on optical communication system and components

add topic ICTBWN302 Install optical fibre splitters in fibre distribution hubs

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

add topic ICTCBL302 Install and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises

add topic ICTCBL316 Install ribbon fibre cable in the FTTX distribution network

add topic ICTTEN409 Commission an electronic system

add topic ICTTEN416 Install, configure and test an internet protocol network

Group C HFC cabling

add topic ICTRFN406 Maintain hybrid fibre coaxial broadband cable network

add topic ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable

add topic ICTCBL310 Install aerial cable

add topic ICTCBL309 Construct aerial cable supports

Group D General

add topic CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

add topic CPCCCM2007B * Use explosive power tools

add topic CPCCDE3014A * Remove non-friable asbestos

add topic CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements

add topic CPCPCM2055A * Work safely on roofs

add topic ICTBWN304 * Work safely with live fibre to test and commission a fibre to the x installation

add topic ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments

add topic ICTBWN303 Install lead-in module and cable for fibre to the premises

add topic ICTCBL307 Install underground enclosures and conduit

add topic ICTCBL308 Install underground cable

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

add topic ICTCBL237 * Install maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule

add topic ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment

add topic ICTTEN310 Remove and replace electronic circuit boards in carrier equipment

add topic ICTTEN311 Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and connectors

add topic HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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

add topic ICTWHS203 Work safely near power infrastructure

add topic TLID2010A Operate a forklift

add topic ICTWHS201 Provide telecommunications services safely on roofs

add topic RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

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.

Minimum elective units required for the specific specialisations are described below.

Copper Cable Jointer

The following 7 electives must be selected:

add topic CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

add topic ICTCBL215 Joint metallic conductor cable in access network

add topic ICTCBL317 Cut over metallic conductor cable in the access network

add topic ICTCBL318 Install and cut over metallic conductor cable to access network cabinet

add topic ICTCBL319 Rearrange large size copper cable

add topic ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment

add topic ICTTEN303 Locate, identify and rectify recurrent network faults.

Technician Fibre

The following 8 electives must be selected:

add topic CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

add topic ICTBWN304 * Work safely with live fibre to test and commission a fibre to the x installation

add topic ICTCBL302 Install and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises

add topic ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment

add topic ICTTEN310 Remove and replace electronic circuit boards in carrier equipment

add topic ICTTEN311 Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and connectors

add topic ICTTEN409 Commission an electronic system

add topic ICTTEN416 Install, configure and test an internet protocol network.

Fibre Splicer

The following 7 electives must be selected:

add topic CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

add topic ICTBWN302 Install optical fibre splitters in fibre distribution hubs

add topic ICTBWN304 * Work safely with live fibre to test and commission a fibre to the x installation

add topic ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments

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

add topic ICTCBL316 Install ribbon fibre cable in the FTTX distribution network

add topic ICTTEN311 Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and connectors.

Technician HFC

The following 6 electives must be selected:

add topic CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

add topic ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments

add topic ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable

add topic ICTRFN406 Maintain hybrid fibre coaxial broadband cable network

add topic ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment

add topic ICTCBL310 Install aerial cable

Plus:

add topic CPCPCM2055A * Work safely on roofs and add topic CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements

or

add topic ICTWHS201 Provide telecommunications services safely on roofs

or

add topic RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights.

*Note the following prerequisite unit requirements:

Unit in this qualification

Prerequisite unit

add topic CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools

add topic CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

add topic CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos

add topic CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

add topic CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs

add topic CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements

add topic ICTBWN304 Work safely with live fibre to test and commission a fibre to the x installation

add topic ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments

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

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

add topic ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work

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

add topic ICTCBL237 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule

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


Entry Requirements

Nil