Qualification Details

ICT30515 Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology

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CRICOS CODE: 096062C

Course Description:

This qualification 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 internet protocol (IP) based applications.

 

 
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Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

 

Pathways into the qualification:

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include: ICT41215 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering

After successful completion of:

Students may progress to ICT41215 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering. Learners may complete individual units of competency and receive a statement of attainments for that unit.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Telecommunications Lines worker
  • Telecommunications Technician
  • Telecommunications Cabler
  • Telecommunications Equipment Installer
  • Telecommunications Equipment Operator
  • Telecommunications Tradesperson

COURSE STRUCTURE:

This qualification comprises of 16 units = 7 Core and 9 Electives
 

   Unit              Unit Code and Title
   CORE              ICTCBL306 Locate and identify cable system faults
   CORE              ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
   CORE              ICTTEN202 Use hand and power toolsUse hand and power tools
   CORE              ICTTEN207 Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networks
   CORE              ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment
   CORE              ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
   CORE              ICTWOR201 Work effectively in telecommunications technology
   ELECTIVE       ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA                                  Restricted Rule*
   ELECTIVE       ICTCBL237 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA                                  Open Rule*
   ELECTIVE       ICTCBL301 Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation
   ELECTIVE       ICTCBL302 Install and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises
   ELECTIVE       ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable
   ELECTIVE       ICTCBL304 Perform cable and system test on customer premises
   ELECTIVE       ICTCBL307 Install underground enclosures and conduit
   ELECTIVE       ICTCBL308 Install underground cable
   ELECTIVE       BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practise

*These units have prerequisite units.

ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule*

Prerequisite Units

  • ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policies and
  • ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work

ICTCBL237 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule*

Prerequisite Units

  • ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule

Entry Requirements

Academic Entry Requirements

  • Completion of Year 12 or high school or equivalent in applicant’s home country.
  • International Students must be over 18 years of age before commencing studies and student must not be colour blind.

English Language Requirements

International Students must have a good command of written and spoken English. If English is not their first language or was not the medium of instruction and assessment in their secondary or tertiary studies, students must demonstrate their proficiency in English Language.
The minimum English Language requirement is:

  • English language proficiency – IELTS score 5.5 (no band less than 5.0);
  • TOEFL score 46 (no speaking below 15 & no reading/listening below 6);
  • PTE academic score 42 (no score below 35)
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English 47;
  • OR Take English test at MILCOM (applicable to onshore students only)

Course Duration/ Mode / Fees

  • Full time: 1 Year including term breaks
  • Tuition Fees: AUD 14,000.00
  • Application Fees: AUD 250.00 (non-refundable)
  • Resources Fee: AUD 200.00

Campus Location

Construction Training Centre, Ian Barclay Building (Room 1.9)
460 - 492 Beaudesert Road, Salisbury QLD 4107

Additional Information

For further information, access to the Student handbook and to enrol please go to www.milcom.edu.au and apply directly from the website. Alternatively, you may contact the college on  +61 7 4904 5313 or international@milcom.edu.au