Course Title: Commission telecommunications network equipment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5158 Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering

Course Title: Commission telecommunications network equipment

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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

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Course Description

This course builds upon the knowledge and skills from fundamental Telecommunication Systems. The learner will further examine the emerging technologies which applicable to Australian Telecommunications and Electronic Communications industry. Learner will explore and integrate theoretical and practical knowledge to manage networks and resources for selected applications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTTC059C Commission telecommunications network equipment


Complete administrative tasks

Connect transmission bearers

Install software

Organise planned outages if necessary

Plan commissioning procedures

Test equipment functionality

Test hardware

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

This is a progressive assessment, the underpinning knowledge will be assessed on the completion of each course, but the competency itself will not be signed off until this and the further course EEET6549C related to same competency are completed and the student is deemed competent.
The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the criteria set in the National Training Package. The students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together skills and knowledge as follows:
 Theoretical Written assessment.
 Work Simulation Projects
 A Pass in schedule practical exercises