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  • UEE30411

Certificate III in Data and Voice Communications

At a glance

At a glance

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

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Telecommunications Technician - Data and Voice
COURSE OUTCOME

UEE30411 Certificate III in Data and Voice Communications

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Course overview

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.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units listed on your individual training plan.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
UEENEEC016B
Participate in voice and data communications work and competency development activities
UEENEEE101A
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE102A
Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE104A
Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE105A
Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE107A
Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEE108A
Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits
UEENEEE137A
Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEF102A
Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
UEENEEF104A
Install and modify performance data communication copper cabling
UEENEEF105A
Install and modify optical fibre performance data communication cabling
UEENEEF109A
Install and connect data and voice communication equipment
UEENEEF110A
Select and arrange data and voice equipment for local area networks
UEENEEF111A
Test, report and rectify faults in data and voice installations
UEENEEH114A
Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus
UEENEEK142A
Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
UEENEEC001B
Maintain documentation
UEENEED101A
Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEED146A
Set up and configure basic local area network (LAN)
UEENEEE121A
Plan an integrated cabling installation system
UEENEEF108A
Select and arrange equipment for wireless communication networks
UEENEEF112A
Install aerial telecommunication cables
UEENEEF113A
Install underground communication cables
UEENEEF114A
Set up and configure basic data communication systems

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

Apprenticeship

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.

Need to know

Year 12 graduates: start trade training fee free, here’s how.  You are eligible for fee-free training for this course if you:   
have completed Year 12 in 2014 or 2015 in Queensland and hold a Senior Statement issued by the Queensland Studies Authority or equivalent  enrol and start study within 12 months of completing Year 12 in Queensland (e.g. if you graduated in 2015, you must enrol before the end of the 2016) 
live permanently in Queensland.  

For more information visit the Australian Apprenticeship Centre for more information.

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.

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 enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland