C2224 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology

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Plan: C2224 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology
Qualification national code: ICT20315
Nominal hours: 546
Career: TAFE
Duration: 1 Year, Part-Time
Location: Onshore City campus
Owning school: Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences (174T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/vocational-engineering-health-and-sciences/
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Purpose of the Program

This qualification reflects the role of a new entrant into the telecommunications industry who can apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context of installation of telecommunications and data cabling and cabling products on customer premises.

This program will cover cabling specialisation reflecting a role of an operator for the installation of telecommunications equipment, data cabling and cabling products on customer premises.

Cabling at the customer premises must be carried out according to requirements of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) and relevant industry registration bodies, and in line with the specifications of the access network owner.

Telecommunications cablers install and maintain cabling for networks across a wide array of communications platforms in both analogue and digital formats.

 

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Articulation and pathways

After achieving ICT20315 Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology with specialisation in cabling, candidates may undertake ICT41215 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology, a qualification for those seeking to develop more specialised technical skills and knowledge, or a range of other Certificate III qualifications.

 

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Entrance requirements

Local Students who have completed Year 12 or working in the Telecommunications industry will apply via Direct Entry. Prospective students without year 12 will undertake a numeracy and literacy assessment prior to entry into this program.

This program is be delivered at the RMIT City Campus in Queensberry Street Carlton.

 

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External accreditation and industry links

An Industry Advisory Committee in-conjunction with Computing, Communications and Electrical industry representatives will review and moderate the assessment and delivery strategies twice yearly.

After successful completion of this qualification, graduates are able to gain ACMA accredited registration for Restricted Cabling Provider Rules (CPRs) after gaining 80 hours of work experience with a registered cabler and with a further 280 hours work experience, graduates can gain Open CPR Registration.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

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Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.
Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask A Librarian service.
The library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.
You can find out more information on Library resources and services at http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content
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