Certificate III Telecommunications technology

Certificate III Telecommunications technology

Duration - 3 years
Study - TAFE/RTO


  • Assessing and configuration of equipment in convergence technologies that integrate radio, optical and internet protocol (IP) based applications
  • Fault finding
  • Assessing installation requirements
  • Install, maintain, repair data transmission equipment, ariel lines, conduit, cables, radio antennae and telecommunications equipment
  • Examine drawings, specifications to determine positioning and connections for equipment to be installed

Future prospects

  • Specialisation in optical networks, wireless networks, cabling networks, telecommunications networking or radio communications
  • Certificate IV in Telecommunications engineering technology

Also known as

  • Telecommunications linesworker
  • Telecommunications technician
  • Telecommunications trades worker

If you like

  • Various worksites
  • Computer and technically minded
  • Practical hands-on work
  • Working independently and as part of a team

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We look after

  • Wages
  • Allowances
  • Annual leave & annual leave Loading
  • TAFE/RTO fees
  • Mentoring & support


The future growth of this industry is expected to be strong over the next 5 years. (Joboutlook.gov.au)


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