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ACMA Open Registration Course

This course we are providing 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 hereas well as successfully complete all the online content before attending class.

Why do I need to have an Open Registration

An Open Registration is the first and primary course a student should undertake if they wish to work in the Telecommunications industry as successful completion will enable a student to apply for an Open Registration with one of the five registrars to legally work in most areas relating to Telecommunications cabling. This is mandatory for installation and maintenance of telephone, data, security and fire protection cabling, in all types of customer premises under the Telecommunications Cabling Provider Rules.

Working within the industry without the applicable registration means you are not complying with the Telecommunications Act and can incur an on the spot fine of $2040.00. if the matter is serious enough, the ACMA can take court prosecution action against the cabler. A court prosecution may result in a conviction and/or a fine of up to $90,000. For more information click here.

We give you a free White Card to help you enter the Industry. 

We are providing you with the White Card unit, CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry at no additional charge when you complete the Open Registration with Comtech. A White Card is a mandatory requirement for construction workers in Australia. If you already hold a White Card, you will complete the course earlier. 

 

FAQ

I already hold a restricted registration can I do an upgrade from a restricted to Open Registration Course

A.   Due to the pre requisite requirements now required to apply for an Open Registration, this is no longer possible or available
      You will need to do a full Open Registration Course 

Delivery

The Open Registration comprises of two components being online content and classroom delivery
Classroom delivery is done either over 5 consecutive days or 10 evenings. 

The course is delivered at one of our purpose built-training centres.
For information relating to the location of the centres Click here.

Note: The E-Learning component must be completed prior to coming into the course (No Exceptions)

Daytime training is over 5 days, Monday to Friday starting at 8:00 am and finishing at 4:30pm
Evening training is over 10 evenings, 2 evenings per week starting at 5:00 pm and finishing at 9:00pm

Note: There is a third option to complete the majority of this course on line which requires a technician to attend two days only in class
this option is only for experienced technicians and can be accessed by clicking here.

Prerequisites

You will be required to complete some online training prior to starting, in the following units.

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

Outcomes

On Successful completion, the student will receive a statement of attainment for the following five units

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

Skills

The Open Registration course covers:

  • Mandatory cabling knowledge and practical skills
  • Regulatory environment in Australia

Practical Exercises

The Open Registration course includes the following practical exercises:

  • Standard telephone connections
  • 8P multimedia socket and 600 series terminations
  • Lead in cable termination into Network Termination Devices (NTD) and line modules
  • Installation of bulding and floor distributors
  • Telecommunications Cabling Advice form completion

Assessments include:

  • Knowledge Based Tests
  • Practical Assessments
  • Verbal Questioning

Students must provide their own:

  • Krone tool (tools can be purchased from the training centre on the day)
  • Side cutters
  • Screwdrivers

Registration

There are a number of requirements for obtaining an Open Registration (License), these include:

  • Successful completion of the five units listed above
  • Evidence of 360 hours actual on-the-job cabling experience

Note: cabling experience can be gained after the completion of this course it is NOT a prerequisite to attend this course

You can use the documents listed below as evidence of cabling experience to a Registrar:

To apply for a Open Cabling Registration or for further information about the requirements to obtain an Open Registration Card, please contact one of the following ACMA Cabling Registrars:

Cost $800 - No GST

Easy Payment option

This course can be paid off in 8 easy instalments by using debit success
With Debit Success the cost is        $  846.80    Total charges $46.80
Duration 8 weekly installments of    $  104.60    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: $800.00 View Schedules

ACT

Course ID Course Places Left Date Duration Fee Register
18-March-2019 Cabling Registration FT (719012) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
ACT - Canberra
16 Mar 18th, 2019 »
Mar 22nd, 2019
5 Days $800.00

NSW

Course ID Course Places Left Date Duration Fee Register
17-DEC-2018-Cabling Registration FT (812564) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
NSW - Sydney - Homebush
12 Dec 17th, 2018 »
Dec 21st, 2018
5 Days $800.00
07-Jan-2019-Open Registration FT (683200) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
NSW - Sydney - Homebush
10 Jan 7th, 2019 »
Jan 11th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
21-Jan -2019- Open Registration FT (683195) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
NSW - Sydney - Homebush
9 Jan 21st, 2019 »
Jan 25th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
11- Feb- 2019 Cabling Registration (751642) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
NSW - Newcastle
8 Feb 11th, 2019 »
Feb 15th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
18- Feb -2019 Open Registration FT (683186) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
NSW - Sydney - Homebush
12 Feb 18th, 2019 »
Feb 22nd, 2019
5 Days $800.00

QLD

Course ID Course Places Left Date Duration Fee Register
3 - 7 December 2018 Open Registration FT (623844) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
QLD - Brisbane - CTC Training Centre
0 Dec 3rd, 2018 »
Dec 7th, 2018
5 Days $800.00
14 - 18 Jan 2019 Open Registration FT [704503] ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
QLD - Brisbane - CTC Training Centre
12 Jan 14th, 2019 »
Jan 18th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
4 Feb - 6 Mar 2019 Open Registration PT [767486] ACMA Open Registration Course Part Time Evening Mon,Wed
QLD - Brisbane - CTC Training Centre
9 Feb 4th, 2019 »
Mar 6th, 2019
10 Evenings $800.00
11 - 15 Feb 2019 Open Registration [704568] ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
QLD - Brisbane - CTC Training Centre
12 Feb 11th, 2019 »
Feb 15th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
11 - 15 March 2019 Open Registration FT [704574] ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
QLD - Brisbane - CTC Training Centre
12 Mar 11th, 2019 »
Mar 15th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
08 - 12 April 2019 Open Registration FT [704591] ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
QLD - Brisbane - CTC Training Centre
12 Apr 8th, 2019 »
Apr 12th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
13 - 17 May 2019 Open Registration FT [704608] ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
QLD - Brisbane - CTC Training Centre
12 May 13th, 2019 »
May 17th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
10 - 14 June 2019 Open Registration FT [704614] ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
QLD - Brisbane - CTC Training Centre
12 Jun 10th, 2019 »
Jun 14th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
8 - 12 July 2019 Open Registration FT [704631] ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
QLD - Brisbane - CTC Training Centre
12 Jul 8th, 2019 »
Jul 12th, 2019
5 Days $800.00

SA

Course ID Course Places Left Date Duration Fee Register
10-Dec-18 Cabling Registration FT (738635) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
SA - Adelaide
5 Dec 10th, 2018 »
Dec 14th, 2018
5 Days $800.00

VIC

Course ID Course Places Left Date Duration Fee Register
10-September-2018 - Open Registration FT (639643) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
VIC - Port Melbourne
0 Sep 10th, 2018 »
Sep 14th, 2018
5 Days $800.00
18-September-2018 - Open Registration PT (498460) ACMA Open Registration Course Part Time Evening Tues,Thurs
VIC - Port Melbourne
0 Sep 18th, 2018 »
Oct 18th, 2018
10 Evenings $800.00
15-October-2018 - Open Registration FT (639656) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
VIC - Port Melbourne
0 Oct 15th, 2018 »
Oct 19th, 2018
5 Days $800.00
12-November-2018 - Open Registration FT (639670) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
VIC - Port Melbourne
0 Nov 12th, 2018 »
Nov 16th, 2018
5 Days $800.00
26-November-2018 Open Registration FT (677110) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
VIC - Port Melbourne
4 Nov 26th, 2018 »
Nov 30th, 2018
5 Days $800.00
14-January-2019 - Open Registration FT (705125) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
VIC - Port Melbourne
8 Jan 14th, 2019 »
Jan 18th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
15-January-2019 - Open Registration PT (705166) ACMA Open Registration Course Part Time Evening Tues,Thurs
VIC - Port Melbourne
11 Jan 15th, 2019 »
Feb 14th, 2019
10 Evenings $800.00
11-February-2019 - Open Registration FT (705130) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
VIC - Port Melbourne
15 Feb 11th, 2019 »
Feb 15th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
18-March-2019 - Open Registration FT (705138) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
VIC - Port Melbourne
15 Mar 18th, 2019 »
Mar 22nd, 2019
5 Days $800.00
08-April-2019 - Open Registration FT (753964) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
VIC - Port Melbourne
15 Apr 8th, 2019 »
Apr 12th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
30-April-2019 - Open Registration PT (754003) ACMA Open Registration Course Part Time Evening Tues,Thurs
VIC - Port Melbourne
16 Apr 30th, 2019 »
May 30th, 2019
10 Evenings $800.00
20-May-2019 - Cabling Registration FT (754584) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
VIC - Port Melbourne
16 May 20th, 2019 »
May 24th, 2019
5 Days $800.00
01-July-2019 - Open Registration FT (754582) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
VIC - Port Melbourne
16 Jul 1st, 2019 »
Jul 5th, 2019
5 Days $800.00

WA

Course ID Course Places Left Date Duration Fee Register
19-Nov-18 Cabling Registration FT (546808) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
WA - Perth - Star Street in Welshpool
0 Nov 19th, 2018 »
Nov 23rd, 2018
5 Days $800.00
10-Dec-18 Cabling Registration FT (546811) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
WA - Perth - Star Street in Welshpool
15 Dec 10th, 2018 »
Dec 14th, 2018
5 Days $800.00
14-Jan-19 Cabling Registration Course FT (710565) ACMA Open Registration Course Full Time Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
WA - Perth - Star Street in Welshpool
14 Jan 14th, 2019 »
Jan 18th, 2019
5 Days $800.00