Short Course Details

Telecommunications Linesworker - Copper

NBN-02

Telecommunications Linesworker - Copper

Telecommunications Linesworker - Copper: Works primarily on basic cable installs, monitoring and replacements including lead ins and terminations in the access network. Completes underground work including pit and pipe work installation, rodding and roping and cable hauling, installation of enclosures, conduits and earthing systems. May also complete jumpering and basic connectivity testing.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Perform cable stripping
  • Logically connect and organise cables according to port numbers
  • Combine and punch cables into ports
  • Test connectivity from X and C blocks in node through to X and C blocks in pillar
  • Accurately read/record/update jumpering documentation
  • Ensure hazards and any identified risks are captured/documented and have the appropriate controls in place prior to any activities being undertaken
  • Determine cable route and type of cable from construction plan identifying and avoiding other services
  • Obtain plant, tools, safety equipment and material to perform tasks safely and efficiently
  • Install catenary wire or gantry wire or integral bearer cable and tension to required specifications
  • Install and permanently secure cable using aerial fixing devices
  • Identify and label the cables appropriately
  • Terminate and seal / joint cables according to manufacturer's specifications
  • Loop and secure cable on support structure with bending radius tolerance for cable materials, according to manufacturer's specifications, to reduce damage to conductors
  • Test cable for continuity and rectify fault if required, record test results for future reference
  • Complete reports on installation and design amendments

Content

  • ICTCBL211 Install an above ground equipment enclosure
  • ICTPMG201 Prepare site for support installation
  • ICTCBL213 Construct underground telecommunications infrastructure
  • ICTCBL207 Haul underground cable
  • ICTCBL320 Jumper metallic conductor cable in the access network
  • ICTCBL214 Fix aerial cable

Learning Methods

This course will be delivered in 12 full day face-to-face training sessions in one of the MILCOM training centres or at a mutually convenient and suitable location, for a sufficiently large group of participants.