Course Title: Test cable bearers

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5175 Diploma of Telecommunications Photonics

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: Raymond Meyer Program Coordinator

Course Contact Phone: (03) 9925 4716

Course Contact Email: raymond,

Course Description

This course addresses the underpinning knowledge of Principles of Telephony (Part 1:2) and develops the necessary skills to measure and test basic telecommunication circuits.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTTC057C Test cable bearers


Document Test results

Interpret test results and determine action

Obtain and set up test equipment

Perform tests

Prepare for test

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 EEET6555C related to same competency are completed and the student is deemed competent.
The students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together skills and knowledge as follows:
• Written assessment
• Work Simulation Projects
• A Pass in schedule practical exercises