Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks Technology

Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC

This qualification is part of the Information and Communications Technology Training Package. It reflects the role of an advanced technician (technical officer), team leader or supervisor with a wide range of telecommunications skills. This includes the ability 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 and telecommunications access network cabling and infrastructure, systems and customer equipment.

Course Fee:

Australian: $12,368

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


16 units: 8 core; 8 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Create technical documentation; Manage the delivery of network infrastructure; Use electrical skills in telecommunications work; Locate, diagnose and rectify faults; Repair telecommunication system faults; Use hand and power tools; plus more. Specialist: Network engineering; Radio communications; Optical networks. Electives: Estimate and quote for customer telecommunications equipment installation; Design, install and configure a customer smart technology network; Operate a contractor business with employees; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering

Related Careers:

Telecommunications Technician,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Box Hill No Full time 1 year
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Box Hill No Part time 1.5 years
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.

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Provider CRICOS: 02411J

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