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  • ICT20315

Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology

At a glance

At a glance

With a high demand for network trades assistants, this entry-level course is sure to kick-start your employment opportunities in telecommunications.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Telecommunications Rigger
  • Installer (Radio Base Stations)
  • Digital Network Operator
  • Cabler
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ICT20315 Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology

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Course overview

Course overview

With a high demand for network trades assistants, this entry-level course is sure to kick-start your employment opportunities in telecommunications. This qualification will provide you with entry-level skills in the telecommunications industry. The telecommunications industry is the backbone of our country, and with high job openings for electrical and telecommunication trade assistants, get set for a career connecting the nation.

During this course, you will 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. 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.

Once you complete this course, you will be qualified to seek employment in entry-level roles within the telecommunications industry such as a network assistant installing telecommunication equipment in customers homes. This course is also a great stepping stone to further study with TAFE Queensland as we provide pathways for career progression.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 9 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
ICTTEN201
Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
ICTTEN202
Use hand and power tools
ICTTEN207
Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networks
ICTWHS204
Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
ICTWOR201
Work effectively in telecommunications technology

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
ICTSAS209
Connect and use a home based local wireless network
BSBCUS201
Deliver a service to customers
ICTICT206
Install software applications
ICTPMG202
Plan, organise and undertake work activities
ICTSAS203
Connect hardware peripherals
ICTTEN203
Install and configure a home or small office network
ICTTEN204
Install and configure a small to medium business network
ICTTEN205
Build and maintain a secure network
ICTTEN206
Operate new media software packages

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 may 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
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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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. 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.

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.

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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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Get started with TAFE Queensland

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 may 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