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ICT20319

Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology

This entry-level course will provide you with the skills you need to kick start your career in the telecommunications industry.

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NEXT INTAKE TAFE at School: South Bank Start date: 30 Jan 2023 Duration: 4 terms
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY TAFE at School
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
TAFE at School Subsidised Fee
$0
TAFE at School Full Fee
$3,360

Course overview

Kick start your career in the telecommunications industry with this entry-level course. Get the skills you need to work as a communications rigger, network operator, or radio communications installer.

During this course you'll discover how to safely use hand and power tools and work with analog, digital, cabling and wireless networks. You'll also gain the basic knowledge required to install and test internet protocol devices, set up home or small office networks, build and maintain secure networks, and connect hardware.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to seek employment in a variety of entry-level roles within the telecommunications industry. You'll also be well placed to continue with further studies in this field. 

What can I do?

  • Telecommunications Rigger
  • Installer (Radio Base Stations)
  • Digital Network Operator
  • Cabler

Course outcome:

ICT20319 Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology

Strong industry partnerships

At TAFE Queensland we pride ourselves on the strong industry connections we have with local businesses. Our courses are designed so you get on-the-job experience while studying. It also means you get the chance to meet employers before you graduate.

Innovative teaching staff

Our courses are delivered by passionate industry experts with years of experience in the ICT sector. Our teachers understand the technical aspects of the job and are ahead of the game in innovation and development, preparing you for the next big thing in the industry.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCUS201
    Deliver a service to customers
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCUS201
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to deliver all aspects of customer service at an introductory level. It includes creating a relationship with customers, identifying their needs, delivering services or products and processing customer feedback.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Deliver a service to customers

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTTEN202
    Use hand and power tools
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTTEN202
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to safely use hand and power tools in the workshop and on the worksite.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use hand and power tools

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTTEN207
    Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networks
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTTEN207
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for entry-level installations and testing for internet protocol (IP) based telecommunications networking, using convergent technologies to deliver services of Next Generation Networks (NGN).
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networks

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTTEN208
    Use electrical skills when working with telecommunications networks
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTTEN208
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use electrical skills when working with analog and digital, cabling and wireless networks in telecommunications.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use electrical skills when working with telecommunications networks

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTTEN211
    Work effectively in a telecommunications network environment
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTTEN211
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and work within a telecommunications network environment by familiarising oneself with the devices required to work on basic telecommunications networks and by performing information transmissions.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work effectively in a telecommunications network environment

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTWHS204
    Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTWHS204
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow safe working practices and environmental policy in the management of a telecommunications workplace.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTWOR202
    Work effectively in the digital and telecommunications industry
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTWOR202
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively within the digital and telecommunications industry and to work within enterprise arrangements and requirements.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work effectively in the digital and telecommunications industry

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
30 Jan 2023
4 terms
Networking stream: Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $3,360

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Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology (ICT20319)

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Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology

COURSE CODE: ICT20319
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

The entry requirements for this qualification are;

  • Students must be enrolled at high school
  • Please contact your School Guidance Counsellor or Careers Officer for further information
Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

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
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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