Course Title: Test cable bearers

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4387 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology

Course Title: Test cable bearers

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to test cable bearers. It involves setting up, testing and interpreting test results and determining appropriate action for all cable types (metallic, optical fibre and coaxial).

It applies to technicians and line installers whose work involves testing cable bearers for connections, signal strength or loss of cable links on client cable and service provider networks, in accordance with manufacturer’s and design specifications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTCBL404 Test cable bearers

Elements:

1. Prepare and set up for cable test

2. Perform cable tests

3. Interpret test results and determine action

4. Document test results and clean up site


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent

Assessments
Assessment 1Practical Test
Assessment 2Closed Book Test

These tasks assess the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements / Performance Criteria CoveredAssessment 1Assessment 2
1.1XX
1.2XX
1.3XX
1.4XX
1.5XX
1.6XX
1.7XX
1.8XX
1.9XX
2.1XX
2.2XX
2.3XX
3.1XX
3.2XX
3.3XX
3.4XX
4.1XX
4.2XX
4.3XX
4.4XX
4.5XX

 To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency.