Qualification Details

ICT41215 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology

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Course Description:

This qualification reflects the role of an advanced technician (technical officer), team leader or supervisor with a wide range of telecommunications skills who can 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
  • Telecommunications access network cabling and infrastructure, systems and customer equipment
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Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Pathways into the qualification:

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include: ICT30515 Certificate III in Telecommunications Engineering

After successful completion of:

Students may progress ICT51015 Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering. Learners may complete individual units of competency and receive a statement of attainments for that unit.


This qualification comprises of 16 units = 8 Core and 8 Electives

UnitUnit Code and Title
COREICTICT408 Create technical documentation
COREICTPMG403 Manage the delivery of network infrastructure
COREICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
COREICTTEN202 Use hand and power tools
COREICTTEN410 Locate, diagnose and rectify faults
COREICTTEN414 Repair telecommunication system faults
COREICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
COREICTWOR201 Work effectively in telecommunications technology
ELECTIVEBSBSMB407 Manage a small team
ELECTIVEICTCBL403 Supervise cabling project
ELECTIVEICTTEN402 Estimate and quote for customer telecommunications equipment installation
ELECTIVEICTCBL401 Prepare design drawings and specification for a cable installation
ELECTIVEICTCBL404 Test cable bearers
ELECTIVEICTTEN401 Identify requirements for customer telecommunications equipment
ELECTIVEICTSUS403 Install and test power management software
ELECTIVEICTTEN409 Commission an electronic system

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Telecommunications Technical Officer
  • Radio Communication Technician
  • Home Network Installation Technician
  • Telecommunications Technician

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

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)

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