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Student Technical Resources


In order to complete either the Restricted or Open Registration courses the student is required to download a copy of Standards AS/ACIF S009:2006. These standards are required for the student to complete two of the examinations.

Standards AS/ACIF S008:2006 is not required for the course but it is recommended that the student reads this standard before attending the course.

ACMA patways to Cabling Registration

This document outlines the differnt pathways to cabling registration and associated endorsements
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Telecommunications Service Award 2010

This document outlines the award and entitlements for Telecommunications workers in Australia.
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Cabling Provider Rules (CPR`s)

This document contains the Telecommunications Cabling Provider Rules 2014
from the Telecommunications Act 1997
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Cabling Registration Forms

On successful completion of the course the student must register with one of the registrars using one of the following documents.

The student must also enclose a copy of their certificate which is in the student pack issued to each student on completion.

TCA1 Form
(Information taken from The ACMA Website)

You must complete and sign a Telecommunications Cabling Advice (TCA1) form on completion of your cabling job. When filling out your form you should:

  • Complete all sections of the form
  • Print legibly in black ink 
  • Describe your work clearly (specify the type of work and where it is located, for example, room, floor, section, department, building).
  • A copy of the form must be provided to the customer and your employer (if applicable).

You must keep all copies of your TCA1 forms for at least 12 months and these must be made available to ACMA inspectors or auditors on request. You can make arrangements with your employer (if applicable) to keep your TCA1 forms on your behalf but, ultimately, you are responsible for them. To avoid additional paperwork, you can incorporate the information of the TCA1 form into an existing invoice or other business documentation.

TCA2 Form
(Information taken from The ACMA Website)


This form is an optional addition to the TCA1 Telecommunications Cabling Advice form. It may be used by registered cablers to alert the customer or building manager of any non-compliant cable installations that are outside the contracted scope of work.