Certificate III in Broadband and Wireless Networks Technology

ICT30113

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of a tradesperson with a range of telecommunications skills who can:

  • install and maintain access network cabling and equipment for high speed broadband as part of the national network
  • install and maintain optical and wireless equipment for high speed internet broadband network infrastructure
  • install and maintain telecommunications, data cabling and cabling products on customer premises according to requirements of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) and relevant industry registration bodies, and in line with the specifications of the access network owner
  • install voice and data telecommunications equipment
  • install and maintain telecommunications access network cabling and infrastructure, systems and simple customer premises equipment.
  • This role includes assessing installation requirements, planning and performing installations, testing installed equipment and fault-finding. It involves a degree of autonomy and may include limited supervision of others.

    This qualification also introduces the skills required for the broadband deployment using fibre optic devices.

    Job Roles

    Job roles and titles vary across different sectors of the industry. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • broadband installer
  • optical broadband installer
  • wireless broadband network installer
  • broadband network infrastructure installer
  • access network cabling installer
  • installer of telecommunications aerial cable access network
  • installer of telecommunications underground cable access network.
  • Prerequisite Units

    The following unit within this qualification has a prerequisite. This is detailed as follows:

    Code and title

    Prerequisite unit required

    ICTCBL2137B Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule

    ICTCBL2136B Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule

    Student Outcomes

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    48.6%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Machinery Operators and Drivers

    18.9%

    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    Labourers

    15.6%

    Labourers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

    Construction

    22.3%

    Construction
    Other Services

    16.3%

    Other Services
    Manufacturing

    14.2%

    Manufacturing

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    Subsidised Training

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    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

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    Australian Apprenticeships


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    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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