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  • ICT20319

Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology

At a glance

At a glance

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

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Telecommunications Rigger
  • Installer (Radio Base Stations)
  • Digital Network Operator
  • Cabler
COURSE OUTCOME

ICT20319 Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology

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Course overview

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. 

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBCUS201
Deliver a service to customers
ICTTEN202
Use hand and power tools
ICTTEN207
Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networks
ICTTEN208
Use electrical skills when working with telecommunications networks
ICTTEN211
Work effectively in a telecommunications network environment
ICTWHS204
Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
ICTWOR202
Work effectively in the digital and telecommunications industry

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
ICTICT206
Install software applications
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.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • 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 amount you need to pay when you enrol. 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
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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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