Subjects

Total number of units = 16

7 core units, plus

9 elective units

The elective units consist of:

1 elective unit from Group A workplace units

up to 8 elective units from any of the elective groups below

up to 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, maintain the integrity of the Australian Qualifications 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 ICTCBL306 Locate and identify cable system faults

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 ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment

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 - Workplace units

add topic BSBSMB305 Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business

add topic BSBSMB306 Plan a home based business

add topic BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practises

add topic ICTEDU301 Train customers in new technology

add topic ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients

add topic ICTWOR301 Organise resources

add topic ICTWOR302 Organise material supply

add topic ICTWOR303 Schedule resources

add topic ICTWOR304 Manage spare parts

add topic ICTWOR305 Supervise worksite activities

add topic ICTWOR306 Resolve technical enquiries using multiple information systems

add topic ICTWOR307 Collect and analyse technical information

General Electives

Group B Optical networks

add topic ICTBWN301 Perform tests on optical communication system and components

add topic ICTBWN302 Install optical fibre splitters in fibre distribution hubs

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

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

Group C Cabling

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

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

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

add topic ICTCBL215 Joint metallic conductor cable in access network

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

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 ICTCBL301 Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation

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

add topic ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable

add topic ICTCBL304 Perform cable and system test on customer premises

add topic ICTCBL305 Hand over cable systems and equipment

add topic ICTCBL307 Install underground enclosures and conduit

add topic ICTCBL308 Install underground cable

add topic ICTCBL309 Construct aerial cable supports

add topic ICTCBL310 Install aerial cable

add topic ICTCBL311 Install systems and equipment on customer premises

add topic ICTCBL312 Cutover new systems and equipment on customer premises

add topic ICTCBL313 Modify and cutover cable

add topic ICTCBL314 Install network cable equipment

add topic ICTCBL315 Maintain cable network

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

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 D Digital reception technology

add topic ICTDRE301 Install digital reception equipment

add topic ICTDRE302 Locate and rectify digital reception equipment faults

add topic ICTDRE303 Install a complex digital reception system

Group E ICT use

add topic ICTICT302 Install and optimise operating system software

add topic ICTICT303 Connect internal hardware components

add topic ICTICT304 Implement system software changes

add topic ICTICT306 Migrate to new technology

add topic ICTNWK305 Install and manage network protocols

add topic ICTSAS301 Run standard diagnostic tests

add topic ICTSAS303 Care for computer hardware

add topic ICTSAS304 Provide basic system administration

Group F Work health and safety

add topic CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools*

add topic CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos*

add topic CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

add topic CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry (Note: add topic CPCCOHS2001A is a prerequisite unit for add topic CPCCCM2007B . It is not to be selected without add topic CPCCCM2007B .)

add topic ICTWHS201 Provide telecommunications services safely on roofs

add topic ICTWHS203 Work safely near power infrastructure

add topic RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

Group G Radio frequency networks

add topic ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments

add topic ICTRFN301 Install a radio communications antenna and feedline

add topic ICTRFN303 Install WiMAX customer premises equipment broadband wireless access equipment

add topic ICTRFN305 Operate and maintain radio communications technical instruments and field equipment

add topic ICTRFN401 Conduct radio frequency measurements

add topic ICTRFN406 Maintain hybrid fibre coaxial broadband cable network

add topic ICTRFN302 Install mobile telecommunications in motor vehicles

add topic ICTRFN304 Construct and test a radio communications device

Group H Telecommunications network

add topic ICTTEN301 Provide infrastructure for telecommunications network equipment

add topic ICTTEN303 Locate, identify and rectify recurrent network faults

add topic ICTTEN304 Recover customer premises equipment

add topic ICTTEN305 Refurbish customer premises equipment

add topic ICTTEN306 Commission an electronic unit

add topic ICTTEN307 Repair and replace telecommunications network hardware

add topic ICTTEN308 Maintain an electronic system

add topic ICTTEN309 Provide infrastructure for telecommunications network customer equipment

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

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.

Optical Networks

At least 4 of the 8 electives must be selected from the following list:

add topic ICTBWN301 Perform tests on optical communication system and components

add topic ICTBWN302 Install optical fibre splitters in fibre distribution hubs

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

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.

Wireless Networks

At least 4 of the 8 electives must be selected from the following list:

add topic ICTRFN301 Install a radio communications antenna and feedline

add topic ICTRFN303 Install WiMAX customer premises equipment broadband wireless access equipment

add topic ICTRFN305 Operate and maintain radio communications technical instruments and field equipment

add topic ICTRFN401 Conduct radio frequency measurements

add topic ICTRFN406 Maintain hybrid fibre coaxial broadband cable network.

Cabling Networks

The following unit must be selected:

add topic ICTTEN309 Provide infrastructure for telecommunications network customer equipment.

At least 3 of the 7 remaining electives must be selected from Group C Cabling.

Radio Communications

The following unit must be selected:

add topic ICTWOR307 Collect and analyse technical information.

At least 3 of the 7 remaining electives must be selected from Group G Radio frequency networks.

Telecommunications Networking

The following unit must be selected:

add topic ICTWOR307 Collect and analyse technical information.

At least 3 of the 7 remaining electives must be selected from Group H Telecommunications network.

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

add topic ICTWHS201 Follow work health and safety and environmental policies and procedures

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 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

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


Subject lists

Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology
Units: ICTWOR307, ICTTEN303, ICTTEN304, ICTTEN305
Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology
Units: ICTCBL305, ICTCBL312, ICTCBL301, ICTCBL302, ICTCBL303, ICTCBL304, ICTTEN201, ICTTEN202, ICTTEN207, ICTTEN302, ICTWHS204, ICTWOR201, ICTCBL306, ICTSAS305, ICTCBL236, ICTCBL237
Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology KD
Units: ICTCBL306, ICTTEN201, ICTTEN202, ICTTEN207, ICTTEN302, ICTWHS204, ICTWOR201, ICTCBL236, ICTCBL237, ICTCBL301, ICTCBL302, ICTCBL303, ICTCBL304, ICTCBL305, ICTCBL312, ICTSAS305

Entry Requirements

Nil