This course focuses on the testing techniques for data cabling, optical fibre and RF transmission mediums. Successful participants can apply for the testing endorsement on their cabling registration.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to set up and use hand-held optical and radio frequency (RF) communications instruments to perform installations, upgrades and fault-finding on optical and RF equipment.
Prepare to use measuring instruments
Document measurement results
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to test the performance of copper telecommunications cable on customer premises for the purpose of commissioning, fault identification or routine maintenance. It includes ensuring a safe and secure work environment while work is being undertaken.
It applies to field officers, technicians or technical supervisors from carriers, contractors or other service providers carrying out domestic, commercial or industrial installations in both indoor and outdoor environments. Communications applications include digital and analog, telephony, data, video, digital broadcasting, computer networks, local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN) and multimedia.
Prepare for cable and system test
Interpret test results and determine action
Complete records and clean up site
Technicians requiring specific cabling types to add to their ACMA card.
On completion of this program, participants will be able to:
ICTBWN305 - Use Optical and Radio Frequency Measuring Instruments
ICTCBL304 - Perform Cable and System Test on Customer Premises
This course focuses on the testing techniques for data cabling, optical fibre and RF transmission mediums.
Successful participants can apply for the testing endorsement on their cabling registration.