How to become a Telecommunications Technician

Telecommunications technicians install, maintain and repair telecommunications and broadcasting networks and equipment.

Personal requirements of a Telecommunications Technician

  • Enjoy technical and engineering activities
  • Able to perform routine repetitive tasks as well as non-routine or highly analytical tasks
  • Able to show initiative
  • Good with hands
  • Normal colour vision
  • Able to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Good customer service skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Prepared to undertake continuous training and development

Education & Training for a Telecommunications Technician

To become a telecommunications technician you usually have to complete an apprenticeship or traineeship. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10.




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