Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology

ICT41215

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of an advanced technician (technical officer), team leader or supervisor with a wide range of telecommunications skills who can install and maintain:

  • enterprise networks in emerging and converging technologies
  • optical and wireless equipment for high speed broadband network infrastructure
  • internet protocol (IP) based network telecommunications equipment
  • IP based networks in home networks and small and medium enterprises
  • telecommunications, data cabling and cabling products in line with the specifications of the access network owner
  • telecommunications access network cabling and infrastructure, systems and customer equipment
  • The qualifications also enables technicians to assess installation requirements of converging voice, video and data IP networks, plan and perform installations and test installed equipment and fault find. It may also involve a degree of autonomy and may include limited supervision of others.

    The following specialisations can be achieved through selection of specific units of competency:

  • Network Engineering
  • Optical Networks
  • Radio Communications.
  • Licensing/Regulatory Information

    Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the ICT Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for details of licensing, legislative or certification requirements.

    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 IV).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates of this course who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay.

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates of this course starting their first ever full-time job after graduating.

    Jobs

    Graduates of this course are most often employed as:

    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    6.9%

    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Managers

    4.8%

    Managers

    Industries

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

    Transport, Postal and Warehousing

    21.6%

    Transport, Postal and Warehousing
    Manufacturing

    16.8%

    Manufacturing
    Construction

    14.4%

    Construction

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

    Financial Assistance

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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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    VET Student Loans

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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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