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Qualification details

ICT41215 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes ICT40110 - Certificate IV in Optical NetworksUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Changed Packaging Rules Changed Core Units 13/Jan/2016
Supersedes ICT40210 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Network EngineeringUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Changed Packaging Rules Changed Core Units 13/Jan/2016
Supersedes ICT40313 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Radio CommunicationsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Changed Packaging Rules Changed Core Units 13/Jan/2016
Supersedes ICT40410 - Certificate IV in Radio Frequency NetworksUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Changed Packaging Rules Changed Core Units 13/Jan/2016
Supersedes ICT40613 - Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks TechnologyUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Changed Packaging Rules Changed Core Units 13/Jan/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 30/Jan/2019
(View details for release 1) 14/Jan/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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BSBCUS402 - Address customer needsAddress customer needs Elective
BSBSMB401 - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small businessEstablish legal and risk management requirements of small business Elective
BSBSMB405 - Monitor and manage small business operationsMonitor and manage small business operations Elective
BSBSMB407 - Manage a small teamManage a small team Elective
CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industryWork safely in the construction industry Elective
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aid Elective
ICTCBL401 - Prepare design drawings and specification for a cable installationPrepare design drawings and specification for a cable installation Elective
ICTCBL402 - Schedule and supply cabling installationSchedule and supply cabling installation Elective
ICTCBL403 - Supervise cabling projectSupervise cabling project Elective
ICTCBL404 - Test cable bearersTest cable bearers Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 313214 Telecommunications Technical Officer Or Technologist 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0313 Electrical And Electronic Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Telecommunications Computer Systems,Data Communications,Telecommunications Engineering,Telecommunications Equipment 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Home Network Installation Technician,IP Based Radio Network Installation Technician,Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Technician,Radio Communications Technician,Telecommunications Computer Systems Technician,Telecommunications Field Engineer,Electronics Technician (Computer Systems),Telecommunications Technician,Optical Network Infrastructure Installation Technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 313214 Telecommunications Technical Officer Or Technologist 24/Jun/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0313 Electrical And Electronic Engineering And Technology 24/Jun/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 14/Jan/2016 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package version 4.0.

Release 2 created to make updates to the elective list.

Release 1

This version first released with ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package Version 2.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of an advanced technician (technical officer), team leader or supervisor with a wide range of telecommunications skills who can install and maintain:

  • enterprise networks in emerging and converging technologies
  • optical and wireless equipment for high speed broadband network infrastructure
  • internet protocol (IP) based network telecommunications equipment
  • IP based networks in home networks and small and medium enterprises
  • telecommunications, data cabling and cabling products in line with the specifications of the access network owner
  • telecommunications access network cabling and infrastructure, systems and customer equipment

The qualifications also enables technicians to assess installation requirements of converging voice, video and data IP networks, plan and perform installations and test installed equipment and fault find. It may also involve a degree of autonomy and may include limited supervision of others.

The following specialisations can be achieved through selection of specific units of competency:

  • Network Engineering
  • Optical Networks
  • Radio Communications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the ICT Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for details of licensing, legislative or certification requirements.

Entry Requirements

Nil

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 16 

8 core units  plus

8 electives  units

The elective units consist of:

  • 2 elective units selected from Group A
  • up to 6 elective units selected from Groups B, C and D, with no more than 3 at AQF Level 3 or below
  • up to 2 units selected from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at AQF Level 4 or above.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Units selected from other Training Packages or accredited courses must not duplicate units selected from or available within the ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package.

Refer to the Specialisations information below, and to the Companion Volume Implementation Guide, for advice about choosing electives to support specialisations in particular sectors of the information and communications industry.

Core Units 

ICTICT408 Create technical documentation

ICTPMG403 Manage the delivery of network infrastructure

ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work

ICTTEN202 Use hand and power tools

ICTTEN410 Locate, diagnose and rectify faults

ICTTEN414 Repair telecommunication system faults

ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures

ICTWOR201 Work effectively in telecommunications technology

Elective Units 

Group A 

BSBCUS402 Address customer needs

BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations

BSBSMB407 Manage a small team

ICTCBL403 Supervise cabling project

ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements

ICTSMB401 Set up and operate a contractor business

ICTSMB402 Operate a contractor business with employees

ICTTEN402 Estimate and quote for customer telecommunications equipment installation

Group B General 

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

ICTCBL402 Schedule and supply cabling installation

ICTCBL405 Remotely locate and identify cable network faults

ICTNWK410 Install network hardware to a network

ICTWHS203 Work safely near power infrastructure

ICTOPN401 Install and test a dense wavelength division multiplexing system

ICTOPN402 Use advanced optical test equipment

ICTOPN403 Prepare activity plans and specifications for a fibre to the x installation

ICTPMG402 Schedule installation of customer premises equipment

ICTRFN406 Maintain hybrid fibre coaxial broadband cable network

ICTSUS402 Install and test power saving hardware

ICTSUS404 Install thin client applications for power over ethernet

ICTTEN401 Identify requirements for customer telecommunications equipment

ICTTEN403 Assign a transmission path

ICTTEN404 Install and configure a wireless mesh network

ICTTEN405 Install configuration programs on PC based customer equipment

ICTTEN406 Effect changes to existing customer premises equipment systems and equipment

ICTTEN407 Cut over customer premises equipment major upgrades

ICTTEN408 Complete equipment and software upgrades

ICTTEN409 Commission an electronic system

ICTTEN412 Undertake routine maintenance of the telecommunications network

ICTTEN413 Undertake remote diagnosis and repair of network faults

ICTTEN415 Install and configure internet protocol TV in a home network

ICTTEN416 Install, configure and test an internet protocol network

ICTTEN417 Install, configure and test a router

ICTTEN419 Implement and troubleshoot enterprise routers and switches

ICTTEN424 Install and configure internet protocol TV in a service provider network

ICTTEN425 Design, install and configure a customer smart technology network

Group C Network engineering 

ICTCBL401 Prepare design drawings and specification for a cable installation

ICTCBL404 Test cable bearers

ICTDRE401 Integrate customer digital reception equipment

ICTDRE402 Integrate data delivery modes

ICTICT405 Develop detailed technical design

ICTNWK411 Install software to networked computers

ICTNWK416 Build security into virtual private networks

ICTNWK417 Build an enterprise wireless network

ICTNWK421 Install, configure and test network security

ICTSUS403 Install and test power management software

ICTTEN301 Provide infrastructure for telecommunications network equipment

ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment

ICTTEN308 Maintain an electronic system

ICTTEN405 Install configuration programs on PC based customer equipment

ICTTEN411 Monitor, analyse and action telecommunications network alarms

ICTTEN420 Design, install and configure an internetwork

ICTTEN421 Apply advanced routing protocols to network design

ICTTEN422 Configure and troubleshoot advanced network switching

ICTTEN423 Install and maintain a wide area network

ICTTEN514 Install, configure and test a server

Group D Radio communications 

ICTCMP501 Undertake radio communications site audit

ICTRFN301 Install a radio communications antenna and feedline

ICTRFN303 Install WiMAX customer premises equipment broadband wireless access equipment

ICTRFN304 Construct and test a radio communications device

ICTRFN305 Operate and maintain radio communications technical instruments and field equipment

ICTRFN401 Conduct radio frequency measurements

ICTRFN402 Select antenna system for radio communications

ICTRFN403 Test and repair cellular network equipment

ICTRFN404 Undertake radio communications signals monitoring

ICTRFN405 Install radio communications base station equipment

ICTRFN502 Test and measure cellular phone and network equipment performance

ICTTEN418 Install and test a radio frequency identification system

ICTWOR401 Undertake a civil site survey

ICTWOR402 Schedule equipment maintenance

Specialisations 

The use of specialist streams is appropriate for this qualification in accordance with the AQF, Standards for Training Packages and the packaging rules. Where a specialist stream is achieved, testamurs must show the appropriate specialisation in brackets. Refer to the Companion Volume Implementation Guide for further advice about specialisations.

Minimum elective units required for the specific specialisations are described below.

Network Engineering 

Select 6 electives from Groups B and C only.

Optical Networks 

Select the following 3 electives:

  • ICTOPN401 Install and test a dense wavelength division multiplexing system
  • ICTOPN402 Use advanced optical test equipment
  • ICTOPN403 Prepare activity plans and specifications for a fibre to the x installation.

The remaining 3 units must be selected from Groups B and C only.

Radio Communications 

Select the following 4 electives:

  • ICTRFN301 Install a radio communications antenna and feedline
  • ICTRFN304 Construct and test a radio communications device
  • ICTRFN401 Conduct radio frequency measurements
  • ICTRFN402 Select antenna system for radio communications.

The remaining 2 units must be selected from Groups B and D only.

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ICT41215 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology

ICT40110 Certificate IV in Optical Networks

ICT40210 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Network Engineering

ICT40313 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Radio Communications

ICT40410 Certificate IV in Radio Frequency Networks

ICT40613 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks Technology

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages.

Changed packaging rules.

Changed core units.

No equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are available from VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=a53af4e4-b400-484e-b778-71c9e9d6aff2