Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology

Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC

This qualification is part of the Information and Communications Technology Training Package. It prepares individuals for entry into the telecommunications industry and its convergent technologies, including radio, optical, data and internet protocol (IP) networks. It reflects the role of an operator in the telecommunications industry who can apply a broad range of competencies using a defined range of skills where some discretion and judgement is required in the selection, installation and configuration of equipment in convergence technologies that integrate radio, optical and IP based applications. Duties may include assessing installation requirements, planning and performing installations, testing installed equipment and fault finding. It involves a degree of autonomy and may include some supervision of others. Work is performed according to known routines and procedures and some accountability for the quality of outcomes. Specialist streams are available in: Optical Networks; Cabling Networks; Radio Communications; Telecommunications Networking.

Course Fee:

Australian: $8,861

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Prerequisite units may apply.

Structure:

16 units: 7 core; 9 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Locate and identify cable system faults; Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networks; Install telecommunications network equipment; Use electrical skills in telecommunications work; Use hand and power tools; Follow WHS and environmental policy and procedures; Work effectively in telecommunications technology. Plus electives.

Further information:

Cabling at customer premises must be carried out 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. Refer to "Pathways to ACMA Cabling Provider Rules - Cabling registration" and mandatory industry practical hours required for registration.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 02411J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Box Hill No info No Full time 0.5 year
Box Hill No info No Part time 1 year
For more than 90 years, Box Hill Institute has provided collaborative and creative approaches to education and training.

Box Hill Institute's focus is on delivering employment focused courses and work ready graduates that are equipped with the skills required to succeed.

Box Hill Institute is one the largest providers in Victoria with more than 16,000 enrolments each year. The Institute delivers around 720 courses across 523 qualifications - including many delivered internationally and within industry - covering a range of short courses, certificates, diplomas, associate degrees and degrees, graduate certificates and master programs. Pathway options with partner universities are also available.

Box Hill Institute has three campuses located in Victoria which includes Box Hill, Melbourne City and Lilydale.

All campuses are within a few minutes' walk to shops, cafes, restaurants and public transport. Box Hill Central is the local public transport hub and is serviced by regular trains, trams and buses.

International students are an important part of the vibrant, diverse community. Students from more than 50 countries have studied at Box Hill Institute, side by side with local and other international students. Box Hill Institute was awarded International Vocational Training Provider of the Year 2015, the Award reinforcing the Institute's international education provider standing.

Fee help and payment plans are available for eligible students.

RTO: 4687

Provider CRICOS: 02411J

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