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342412 - Telecommunications Cable Jointer

Description

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

Skill Level

3

Specialisations

    • Fibre Optic Cable Splicer
    • Fibre Optics Jointer

Skills Assessment Authority

TRA

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 3424 Telecommunications Trades Workers

Description

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

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

Skill Level

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:

NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

    • 342411 Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)
    • 342412 Telecommunications Cable Jointer
    • 342413 Telecommunications Linesworker (Aus) / Telecommunications Line Mechanic (NZ)
    • 342414 Telecommunications Technician

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