AWARD COURSE

Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications


National Code: UEE20711
TAFE SA Code: TP00384


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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Up to 6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Telecommunications Technician Telecommunications Technician

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Scheduled

Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training 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 to this course.
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.

Total Fees for the 6 month course
Subsidised
$210
Concession
$210

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$7,560

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $390.00 for Texts, tools, components and additional training..

    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector 20
    Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 20
    Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work 20
    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components 40
    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20
    Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services 120
    Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan 20
    Solve problems in d.c. circuits 80
    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications 40

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Deliver a service to customers 20
    Lay wiring_cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits 40
    Maintain documentation 20
    Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus 20
    Receive and store materials and equipment for electrotechnology work 20
    Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components 40
    Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs 20
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