Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications

Duration Up to 6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeUEE20711
TAFE SA CodeTP00384
Example Career ProfileTelecommunications TechnicianTelecommunications Technician
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Description

The course leads to the development of basic skills to select, assemble, set up and maintain simple equipment and systems for telecommunications cabling in buildings and premises.

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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

    Important Information

    • The next course starts in Term 4 and further offers will be made in late September 2018.
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    Employment Outcomes

    Graduates can find employment as data cabling installers. They will be able select, assemble, set up and maintain simple equipment and systems for telecommunications cabling in buildings and premises. NOTE: ACMA Open Cabler registration also requires 600 hours of cabling experience.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications (UEE20711)
    You will gain skills in laying and connecting cables for multiple access to telecommunication services, using electric circuits safely, measuring circuit parameters, fault finding simple dc circuits, safely using hand and power tools and fixing and securing equipment. It includes the course work for Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) open cabler registration. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 9 core units and elective units totalling 40 points.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Fees

    The TAFE SA qualification is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.