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ICTSS00078 - Telecommunications Linesworker Fibre Skill Set (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release)Current 13/Sep/2016

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Release 1

This version first released with ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package Version 3.1.


This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to install telecommunications optical fibre cable. Each unit of competency includes relevant work, health and safety awareness training. Other health, safety and environment requirements, relevant to the role specified in this skill set, may be stipulated as part of workplace requirements.

Pathways Information

This skill set provides credit towards the ICT20515 Certificate II in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate.

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.

Skill Set Requirements

ICTCBL207 Haul underground cable

ICTCBL211 Install an above ground equipment enclosure

ICTCBL213 Construct underground telecommunications infrastructure

ICTCBL214 Fix aerial cable

ICTPMG201 Prepare site for support installation

ICTTEN310 Remove and replace electronic circuit boards in carrier equipment

ICTTEN311 Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and connectors

Target Group

This skill set is for entry level telecommunications workers.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These units of competency meet industry requirements for the installation of telecommunications optical fibre cable.

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