This qualification reflects the role of an operator working in the telecommunications industry who can apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context of installation of a limited range of digital reception equipment for either a customer or an enterprise. Fault-finding skills on a range of digital reception equipment for Subscription TV and Free-to-air TV reception are acquired.

ICTCBL237 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to safely install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling required according to Australian Communications and Media Authority's (ACMA) ’Open‘ Cabling Provider Rule for small installations connected to sockets, and larger commercial and industry installations involving many lines, multi-pair cables, backbone cabling, multi-story buildings and advanced termination modules and distributors.

ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to safely install, maintain and modify communications cabling required according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority's (ACMA) ‘Restricted’ Cabling Provider Rule on customers premises for cabling terminated on sockets and network termination devices (NTD) of indoor and external metallic cable in either aerial or underground situations.

ICTDRE303 Install a complex digital reception system

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to design, install, test and commission a complex digital reception system.

ICTRFN201 Install a satellite antenna

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to assemble, connect, align and test equipment according to plans, specifications and site specific requirements.

ICTRFN202 Install a terrestrial antenna

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to assemble, connect and test receiving antenna equipment according to plans, specifications and site specific requirements.

ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work

Billy has the skills and knowledge required for an entry- level worker to use electrical skills, working with analog and digital, cabling and wireless networking in telecommunications.

ICTTEN202 Use hand and power tools

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to safely use hand and power tools in the workshop and on the worksite.

ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to follow safe working practices and environmental policy in the management of a telecommunications workplace.

ICTWOR201 Work effectively in telecommunications technology

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to recognise the various sectors of the telecommunications industry and to perform individual work and work with others in telecommunications technology.

ICTSAS305 Provide ICT advice to clients

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to provide information and communications technology (ICT) advice and support to clients, including the communication of comprehensive technical information.

ICTCBL220 Install a cable lead-in

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to install indoor and outdoor aerial and underground lead-ins for client installations of a new metallic or optical cable installation, or upgrade for an existing network or subsystem, or cabling infrastructure for convergence to next generation networks (NGN) digital reception and broadband.

ICTCBL301 Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to place, secure and terminate structured cabling for indoor and outdoor installations and to certify the installation within a domestic, commercial or industrial client's premises.

ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to install and terminate coaxial cable on client premises in communications applications, digital and analog, including master antenna television (MATV), cable television (CATV), closed-circuit television (CCTV), digital video broadcasting – terrestrial (DBVT), digital video broadcasting – satellite (DVB-S), data and video, including digital broadcasting, computer networks such as local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN), and multimedia.

ICTCBL306 Locate and identify cable system faults

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to locate and identify cable system faults in communications cables at enterprise and client premises sites. The cable types may be telecommunications digital, voice, data and active format description (AFD) in digital TV cabling.

ICTBWN301 Perform tests on optical communication system and components

Billy has the skills and knowledge required to test optical communication systems and components in the field using portable test instruments

ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments

Billy has 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.