Skill set details

ICTSS00093 - Telecommunications Linesworker HFC Skill Set (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes ICTSS00079 - Telecommunications Linesworker HFC Skill Set 29/Aug/2019

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 30/Aug/2019

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Modification History



Release 1

This version released with ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package Version 5.0.


This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required for TAP down installation of hybrid fibre coaxial (HFC) 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 ICT20219 Certificate II in Telecommunications Network Build and Operation.

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

ICTCBL249 Haul underground cable

ICTCBL250 Haul and fix aerial cable

ICTCBL251 Install a cable lead-in

ICTCBL252 Joint and terminate coaxial cable

ICTBWN306 Use radio frequency measuring instruments

ICTPMG201 Prepare site for support installation

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 TAP down installation of HFC cable.