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UEE30420

Certificate III in Data and Voice Communications

Kick start your career in communications with this entry-level course to become a qualified data and voice telecommunications technician.

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Course overview

Kick start your career in communications with this entry-level course. Gain the practical skills and knowledge required to become a data and voice telecommunications technician.

It is expected that job prospects for qualified telecommunications professionals will remain steady with up to 25,000 job openings anticipated over the next five years.

In this course you will learn how to select, install, test, fault find, repair, and maintain telecommunications and high-performance data services. This course also includes Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) requirements needed to apply for an open cabler registration. Our industry experienced teachers will give you the one-on-one guidance and support you need to succeed.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be qualified to work as a data and voice telecommunications technician. You will also have a solid foundation to advance your career prospects by continuing on with further study.

What can I do?

  • Telecommunications Technician - Data and Voice

Course outcome:

UEE30420 Certificate III in Data and Voice Communications

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units listed below, plus a combination of elective units with a total value of 360 points. Please note, elective units have various points values. Elective units will be selected in consultation with your employer and included on your training plan.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0007
    Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0007
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations and codes of practices in the electrotechnology workplace.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0016
    Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0016
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify, document and apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) hazard and risk control measures associated with electrotechnology work.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0019
    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0019
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components using fitting and metal fabrication techniques.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0020
    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0020
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to fix, secure and mount electrotechnology equipment to hollow walls, solid walls and metal fixings.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0025
    Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0025
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0051
  • UNIT NAME
  • Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0043
    Solve problems in direct current circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0043
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to determine correct operation of single source direct current (d.c.) series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and provide solutions to various electrotechnology work functions

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in direct current circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0051
    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0051
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to use drawings, diagrams, cable schedules, industry standards, codes of practice and specifications as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECO0012
    Participate in voice and data communications work and competency development activities
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECO0012
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to participate in voice and data communications work and competency development activities.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in voice and data communications work and competency development activities

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEDV0004
    Install and connect data and voice communication equipment
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEDV0004
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to install and connect data and voice communication equipment.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051 , UEEDV0005 , UEEDV0006 , UEEDV0008
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install and connect data and voice communication equipment

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEDV0005
    Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEDV0005
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to install and maintain telecommunications cabling in buildings and premises.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEDV0006
    Install and modify optical fibre performance data communication cabling
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEDV0006
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to install and modify optical fibre performance data communication cabling.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0051 , UEEDV0005
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install and modify optical fibre performance data communication cabling

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEDV0008
    Install, modify and verify coaxial and structured communication copper cabling
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEDV0008
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to install, modify and verify coaxial and structured communication copper cabling in buildings and premises intended for connection to a telecommunications network as permitted by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051 , UEEDV0005
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install, modify and verify coaxial and structured communication copper cabling

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEDV0009
    Select and arrange data and voice equipment for local area networks
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEDV0009
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to select and arrange data and voice equipment for local area networks (LANs).

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051 , UEEDV0005 , UEEDV0006 , UEEDV0008
  • UNIT NAME
  • Select and arrange data and voice equipment for local area networks

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEDV0014
    Test, report and rectify faults in data and voice installations
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEDV0014
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to test, report and rectify faults in data and voice installations.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051 , UEEDV0005 , UEEDV0006 , UEEDV0008
  • UNIT NAME
  • Test, report and rectify faults in data and voice installations

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEC0074
    Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEC0074
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0043
  • UNIT NAME
  • Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERE0001
    Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERE0001
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply environmentally sustainable procedures in the energy sector.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

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Certificate III in Data and Voice Communications

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

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