Certificate III in Data and Voice Communications


This course leads to the development of basic skills to install, set up, test fault find, repair and maintain telecommunications and high performance data services in buildings and premises. You gain skills in: laying and connecting cables for multiple access to telecommunication services; using electric circuits safely; measuring circuit parameters; fault finding simple dc circuits; safely using hand and power tools; fixing and securing equipment, PC servicing and computer networks fundamentals. Your learning will be enhanced by combining lectures with practical laboratory and workshop sessions, including simulation tools.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Participate in voice and data communications work and competency development activities; Apply OHS regulations, codes and practices in the workplace; Fabricate, dismantle, assemble of utilities industry components; Solve problems in DC circuits; Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment; Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications; Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for ELV circuits; plus more. Electives: Provide quotations for installation or service jobs; Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes; Install aerial telecommunication cables; plus more.

Further information:

Apprentice students only.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00092B

Related Careers:

Telecommunications Technician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Regency No info Yes 48 months
TAFE SA is South Australia's largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia. It is also a registered higher education provider. More than one million students have studied with us since we were established in 1971. Each year, we accept more than 70,000 student enrolments and deliver training at over 300 locations right across South Australia. Our courses cover more than 80 areas of industry and activity, with flexible delivery options that suit the needs of our students. The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Student Outcomes Survey findings in 2017 showed that 87% of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying, and 89% of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training. These results are fantastic for students, and they also demonstrate our significant contribution to building a skilled, sustainable workforce for the state of South Australia. TAFE SA is responsive to the needs of employers, working with industry groups to deliver relevant, high quality training that aligns with contemporary career opportunities. International students from more than 70 countries choose to study at TAFE SA for the quality of education and support they receive, as well as the enviable South Australian lifestyle.

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

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