Are you looking for an electronics career and current skills?
When you complete the Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications you'll be flicking the switch on a career in electronics, as a data cabler or telecommunications technician (with additional training).
It includes Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) requirements for open cabler registration.
- Install and maintain telecommunication cabling
- Secure electrotechnological equipment
- Assemble and dismantle components
- Use cabling drawings, standards, codes and specifications
- Workplace health and safety
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
You will need to have an Engineering Symbol Function on your calculator, not usually found on school calculators. Although a school calculator will work, you will have many more key strokes and have to interpret the readings, which usually leads to errors and mistakes.
Example of Engineering Notation Calculator(opens in a new tab)
Data and Voice Communications Cabler
Sales and Testing of electronic communications equipment (entry level positions)
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain an apprenticeship/traineeship in electronic communications servicing. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice/trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training.
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- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
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