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ICT30515 - Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology

This Qualification is nationally recognised and forms part of an AQF certification.
Students will have to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy on line assessment (more information here)
as well as successfully complete all the online content before attending class.


This Qualification is designed for students wanting to formalise their training and work in the telecommunications industry.

The course has been designed for units to be grouped together for specific job outcomes for example

  • Cabling Technician
  • Electronic Security Technician
  • Wireless Technician
  • Network Designer

Telecommunications is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and offers a hugely diverse range of career opportunities. Possible career paths for telecommunications cabling professionals include:

  • telecommunications network equipment installer
  • telecommunications voice and data equipment installer
  • IP based security alarms installer
  • telecommunications equipment operator
  • telecommunications tradesperson.

I already work in industry, can I get recognition?

This course has been designed for people who are already working in industry. If you have current registration or endorsements, old qualifications or units of competency or just extensive industry experience, we can help. We can assist students through a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Assessment Only (AO) pathway. For more information about this, please contact one of our friendly representatives.

Who can study?

There are no entry requirements for this course. However, Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessments will be undertaken upon commencement to determine if any additional support strategies are required.

How much does the course cost?

Total course fees for fee for service (full fee paying) students is $4000.00
This cost is brocken up into staged payments that are due prior to the commencement of clustered units or courses.

  1. $400 is a non refunable administration fee payable before training can begin (online or face to face)
  2. $1100 paid at the 6 month mark
  3. $2500 payable at the end of 12 months

Is there funding available?

There are a range of government incentives available for this course including employer incentives, and traineeship funded courses. 

For more information, please click here

How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered in several different stages:


1. ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
2. CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)
3. ICTTEN202 Use hand and power tools
4. ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work

Part 1 Cabling Registration

5. ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule
6. ICTCBL237 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule

Or if you already hold an Open Registration you can do the
‘Network Infrastructure Design Course’ Part 1 option below

Part 1 Network Infrastructure Design Course

5. ICTTEN309 Provide infrastructure for telecommunications network customer equipment
6. ICTCBL314 Install network cable equipment

Duration Online plus 5 days or 10 evenings
Stand alone Cost $800.00

Part 2 Design and Construct an IP Network

7. ICTTEN207 Install and test internet protocol devices in convergence networks
8. ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment
9. ICTCBL306 Locate and identify cable system faults
10. ICTSAS303 Care for computer hardware
11. ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients

Duration Online plus 5 days or 10 evenings
Stand alone Cost $1200.00

Part 3 - Three Options

To make the qualification more flexible and relevant we have broken this part 3 down
into 3 industry segments associated with Telecommunications.

Cabling Endorsements

12. ICTCBL301 Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation
13. ICTCBL302 Install and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises
14. ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable
15. ICTCBL304 Perform cable and system test on customer premises

Or Design and Construct a Wireless Network

12. ICTRFN401 Conduct radio frequency measurements
13. ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments
14. ICTNWK405 Build a small wireless local area network
15. ICTNWK417 Build an enterprise wireless network

Or Electronic Security Technician

12. CPPSEC3035A Identify technical security requirements
13. CPPSEC3046A Configure a security system
14. ICTTEN306 Commission an electronic unit
15. ICTTEN308 Maintain an electronic system

For Security trainee’s units 11 and 12 were imported from
CPP30507 Certificate III in Technical Security

Duration Online plus 5 days or 10 evenings
Stand alone Cost $1200.00

Part 4 Working effectively and safely in your Industry

16. ICTWOR201 Work effectively in telecommunications technology

Where can I study?

ComtechTraining has training facilities at the following locations:

  • WA - Welshpool 
  • VIC - Port Melbourne
  • NSW - Homebush
  • NSW - Newcastle
  • QLD - Construction Training Centre in Salisbury
  • SA - Construction Training Centre (regency Road)
  • ACT - Contact us for further details

Regional Courses can be offered at

  • Bendigo
  • Cairns
  • Townsville

How long does the course take?

The nominal duration for the Certificate III in Telecommunications is 12-24 months (depending on jurisdiction). Depending on the study mode and any RPL given the course duration may be shortened.

Course Cost - $4000 (No GST)

Government funding may be available in your state 
Terms and conditions wil apply.

If you would like us to check your eligibility for funding you can call one of our friendly representatives or you can send us an enquiry by clicking here

Easy Payment option

This course can be paid off in 18 easy instalments by using debit success

With Debit Success the cost is           $4194.10    Total charges $194.10
Duration 18 monthly installments of  $  232.45   Plus a once off payment of a $10 establishment fee

You can apply for the easy payment option once you have submitted your enrolment form
If your application for the easy payment plan is for any reason declined you have the option 
to cancel the course without incuring any fees.

Total: $4000.00 Price includes GST