Telecommunications Trades Worker ANZSCO

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Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/telecommunications-trades-workers?occupationCode=3424

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Telecommunications Trades Workers install, maintain and repair data transmission equipment, aerial lines, conduits, cables, radio antennae and telecommunications equipment and appliances.

 

Requisite Education:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least three years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualifications.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • examining drawings, specifications and work areas to determine positioning and connections for equipment to be installed
  • locating faults in telecommunications equipment using instruments such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, ammeters and transmission measuring equipment
  • attaching wires and cables to appliances
  • adjusting, replacing and repairing faulty items, and testing equipment using electronic instruments
  • installing cabling for telephone, radio, pay TV and computer transmission
  • joining cables and sealing sheaths with lead and thermoplastic
  • erecting, testing and maintaining aerial and underground wires and cables, and radio and mobile phone antennae
  • installing telecommunications equipment and appliances such as telephones, switchboards and data transmission equipment

 

342411 Cabler (Data and Telecommunications) ANZSCO

Installs internal telecommunications and data cabling, equipment and peripherals for computer networks, telephony, cable television and monitored security and fire alarms.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

 

342412 Telecommunications Cable Jointer ANZSCO

Joints, terminates and repairs copper and fibre optic telecommunications cables installed in underground pipes, trenches and overhead systems.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Specialisations:

  • Fibre Optic Cable Splicer
  • Fibre Optics Jointer

 

342413 Telecommunications Linesworker / Telecommunications Line Mechanic ANZSCO

Installs, maintains and repairs external telecommunication equipment such as aerial lines, conduits and underground cables, radio and mobile phone antennae, and limited items of terminal equipment.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Specialisation:

  • Operator Bearer Systems (Army)

 

342414 Telecommunications Technician ANZSCO

Installs, maintains and repairs telecommunications equipment and appliances, such as telephones, mobile telephones, switchboards and data transmission equipment, in homes, businesses, telephone exchanges and other network sites.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Title:

  • Communications Technician

Specialisation:

  • Technician Telecommunication Systems (Army)

 


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