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ICT Information and

Communications Technology
Training Package
Implementation Guide

Companion Volume
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Contents
Who is this Guide for? 4

What is in the Guide? 4

Version control and modification history 4

About training packages 7

What is a training package? 7

Training package development and endorsement process 8

IBSAs Training Package Development Process 9

Who can deliver and assess a qualification? 10

Overview of ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package 12

About the Information and Communications Technology industry 12

Qualifications, skill sets and units of competency 12

Sectors in the ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package 13

Mapping to previous version of the training package 13

Implementation information 14

Regulation and licensing implications for implementation 14

Requirements for assessors 17

WHS implications in the industry 20

Other requirements 20

Entry requirements 21

Access and equity considerations 23

Foundation skills 24

Resource and equipment requirements 25

Modes of delivery 25

Legal considerations for learners in the workplace/on placements 28

Qualifications 29

What is a qualification? 29

Qualifications in the ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package 29

Qualification structure 31

Qualification pathways and occupational outcomes 32

Selecting electives for different employment outcomes 62

Skill sets 84

What is a skill set? 84

Skill sets in the ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package 84

Skill set structure 85

Units of competency 86

What is a unit of competency? 86

Units of competency in the ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package 87

Unit of competency structure 88

Contextualisation of units of competency by RTOs 90

Contacts and links 91

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Who is this Guide for? What is in the Guide?


The Implementation Guide is designed to assist assessors, This ICT Information and Communications Technology Training
trainers, registered training organisations (RTOs) and enterprises Package Implementation Guide provides:
to deliver nationally endorsed industry training packages.
information relevant to all training packages
Nationally endorsed training packages are developed to meet the specific information and advice about the history, structure,
Standards for Training Packages (and accompanying policies) key features and application of the ICT Information and
which were ratified by Commonwealth and State/Territory Communications Technology Training Package.
ministers in 2012.
The Appendices section is provided as a separate document and
As well as information relevant to all training packages, it
contains:
provides specific information and advice about the history,
structure, key features and application of the ICT Information and lists of qualifications, skill sets and units of competency
Communications Technology Training Package. mapping information for qualifications, skill sets and units of
competency.

Version control and modification history


Release number Release date Comments
Version 3 January 2016 Units of competency

Six new units of competency:

ICTCBL317 Cut over metallic conductor cable in the access network


ICTCBL318 Install and cut over metallic conductor cable to access network
cabinet
ICTCBL319 Rearrange large size copper cable
ICTCBL320 Jumper metallic conductor cable in the access network
ICTTEN310 Remove and replace electronic circuit boards in carrier equipment
ICTTEN311 Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and connectors.

Industry Skills Council upgrades

Unit code updates and/or modifications to elective banks in two qualifications:

ICT20215 Certificate II in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate


ICT30415 Certificate III in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate

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Release number Release date Comments
Version 2 January 2016 Qualifications, skill sets and units from ICT10 Integrated Telecommunications
Training Package were reviewed and updated to meet Standards for Training
Packages and included in the ICT Information and Communications Technology
Training Package version 2.

Qualifications

12 qualifications:

ICT20215 Certificate II in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate


ICT20315 Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology
ICT30215 Certificate III in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology
ICT30315 Certificate III in Telecommunications Rigging Installation
ICT30415 Certificate III in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate
ICT30515 Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology
ICT41115 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Network Design
ICT41215 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology
ICT51015 Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering
ICT51115 Diploma of Telecommunications Planning and Design
ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering
ICT80615 Graduate Certificate in Telecommunications Network Engineering.

Skill sets

19 skill sets.

Units of competency

239 units of competency were updated to meet the Standards for Training
Packages.

One new unit of competency:

ICTNWK617 Configure and manage a storage area network

Industry Skills Council upgrades

Unit codes were corrected or updated in 26 qualifications from ICT Information


and Communications Technology Training Package version 1.

Unit codes were corrected or updated in 27 skill sets from ICT Information and
Communications Technology Training Package version 1

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Release number Release date Comments
Version 1 March 2015 Primary release of restructured ICT Information Communications Technology
Training Package.

This release of ICT Information Communications Technology Training Package


contains 32 qualifications, 27 skill sets and 417 native units of competency
(comprising 417 units updated to meet Standards for Training Packages) and 106
imported units.

ICT80115 Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and Strategic


Management (updated to meet AQF Requirements)
ICT80215 Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Sustainability
(updated to meet AQF Requirements)
ICT80415 Graduate Diploma in Telecommunications Network Engineering
(updated to meet AQF Requirements)
ICT80315 Graduate Certificate in Telecommunications - added
ICT80515 Graduate Diploma of Telecommunications and Strategic
Management - added

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About training packages

What is a training Components of IBSA training


packages
package? Training packages consist of the following endorsed components:
A training package is a set of nationally endorsed qualifications,
Qualifications which consist of units of competency combined
units of competency and assessment requirements developed for
into meaningful groups to meet workplace roles, and aligned
a specific industry, sector or workplace. A training package:
to vocational qualification levels identified in the Australian
specifies the skills and knowledge required to perform Qualifications Framework (AQF)
effectively in the workplace
Units of competency which specify the standards of
provides consistent components for training, assessing or performance required in the workplace
recognising skills
Assessment requirements which specify the performance
enables nationally recognised qualifications to be awarded evidence, knowledge evidence and conditions for assessment
through direct assessment of workplace competencies for each unit of competency
promotes flexible modes of training to suit individual and Credit arrangements which specify details of existing credit
industry requirements arrangements between vocational and higher education
encourages learning and assessment in a work-related qualifications in accordance with the AQF. Currently no credit
environment that leads to verifiable workplace outcomes arrangements exist between any IBSA training package
may also provide support materials. qualifications and higher education qualifications.

While a training package does specify workplace skills and Training packages may also include non-endorsed components,
knowledge requirements, it does not suggest how a learner such as:
should be trained. Users of training packages, such as trainers or Skill sets which are groups of endorsed units of competency
assessors, must develop learning and assessment strategies that that address a defined industry need or licensing or regulatory
support the needs of their particular learners. requirement
Companion volumes (including this Implementation Guide)
which provide support for delivery and assessment
User guides which provide information about specific
components.

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Training package
development and
endorsement process
All training packages must be designed and developed to
comply with the Australian Governments Standards for Training
Packages and accompanying policies, which were approved by
Commonwealth and State/Territory ministers in 2012.

More information about training package standards and policies


is available on the Department of Education and Training website:

https://docs.education.gov.au/documents/training-package-
development-and-endorsement-process-policy

Training packages are developed to meet the training needs of


specific industries and sectors. They differ from other education
and training courses in that they must be created with industry
involvement and extensive national consultation. They are
regularly reviewed through a continuous improvement cycle, and
updated to ensure they remain current and relevant. The following
diagram demonstrates IBSAs development or review process.

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IBSAs Training Package Development Process

Scoping brief, research Scoping Report


Scoping Targeted consultation
and job role analysis Project Plan

Targeted consultation
Consultation
Initial Drafting with industry and other Draft initial materials
Draft Materials
key stakeholders

For example: workshops,


Consultation activities
email correspondence, phone
Consultation dependent on the scale Feedback
consultations, facilitated
of the project
online discussions

Initial quality assurance Feedback


Final Drafting Draft final materials
review Validation Draft

Seek industry validation Feedback


of final draft; key industry
Final quality assurance Validation Draft
Industry Validation support provided; peak
associations; employee review Draft Case for
representatives Endorsement

Publication of draft Feedback


Final Stakeholder Seek State Training
materials and Case for Final Agreed Draft
Agreement Authority support
Endorsement Case for Endorsement

Submit final product


Product is Endorsed
to Department of
Submission by Department of
Education and Training
Education and Training
for endorsement

Advise relevant
Publish to
Endorsed stakeholders of Endorsed Product
training.gov.au (TGA)
endorsement

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Who can deliver and
assess a qualification?
For the purpose of national recognition, delivery and assessment
must be conducted by an RTO with the qualifications or specific
units of competency on its scope of registration.

All RTOs must comply with the requirements set out in applicable
national frameworks and standards. The current registering
bodies, frameworks and standards, and which type of RTO they
apply to, are shown in the table on the following page. Users of
this Implementation Guide are advised to check the applicable
standards for their particular circumstances.

More information about national standards and standards for


non-referring states can be found at:

https://education.gov.au/standards-non-referring-states-
australian-quality-training-framework

RTOs must make sure that training and assessment complies


with the relevant standards. This includes ensuring that training
delivery and assessment is conducted by those who:

have the necessary training and assessment competencies


have the relevant vocational competencies at least to the level
being delivered or assessed
can demonstrate current industry skills directly relevant to the
training/assessment being delivered
continue to develop their VET knowledge and skills, industry
currency and trainer/assessor competence. Check for specific assessor
In some cases RTOs may need to use team-based or collaborative requirements in the Assessment
approaches to bring together all the necessary skills and
knowledge to train and assess the full range of skills within a
conditions section of the
program of vocational training. assessment requirements for the
unit of competency.

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Summary of Frameworks and Standards for RTOs


Registering body Standards Applicable RTOs
Australian Skills Quality Standards for Registered RTOs that deliver training in the Australian Capital Territory, New South
Authority (ASQA) Training Organisations (RTOs) Wales, the Northern Territory, South Australia, Queensland, or Tasmania
2015
RTOs in Victoria and Western Australia that offer training to overseas
students and/or students (including online courses) in the Australian
Capital Territory, New South Wales, the Northern Territory, South
Australia, Queensland, or Tasmania

Training Accreditation Standards for Registered RTOs that deliver vocational education and training solely in
Council (WA TAC) Training Organisations (RTOs) Western Australia and do not intend to apply to be registered on the
2015 Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas
Learners (CRICOS)
Victorian Registration AQTF Essential Conditions RTOs that deliver vocational education and training solely in Victoria and
and Qualifications and Standards for Initial do not intend to apply to be registered on the Commonwealth Register
Authority (VRQA) - Registration of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Learners (CRICOS)
Victoria
AQTF Essential Conditions
and Standards for Continuing
Registration

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Overview of
ICT Information and
Communications Technology
Training Package

About the Information


and Communications
Technology industry
The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Industry The ICT industry is in the midst of a once in every 20 to 25 year
comprises organisations primarily engaged in providing computer shift which is expected to dominate the market by 2020, and is
and telecommunications services, as well as hardware sales and characterised by the combination of the following technologies:
service. ICT services and professional and technical skills are
adoption of cloud computing a disruptive delivery model for
integral to banking, healthcare, education, transport, resource
technology software and services, based on flexible and on
exploration, manufacturing, tourism, primary and mineral
demand business models;
production, data and population security and the sustainable
environment. The term ICT industry is often used to describe a rapid penetration of mobile devices and technologies
range of different businesses and sectors including those that including mobile applications, machine to machine (M2M) and
provide ICT products and services, retail ICT, helpdesk and other connectivity through billions of sensors known as the Internet
professional services. of Things (IoT);
emergence of Big Data analytics driven by the huge increase
The pervasive and ever increasing use of ICT by business and in data generated by mobile devices and the internet; and
domestic users places it at the centre of the Australian and global adoption of social technologies migrating from the personal
economies. Key indicators of business use of technology include: to the business environment, with a profound effect on
internet access; web presence; social media presence; the use of business and social interactions within enterprises and within
broadband; and internet commerce (i.e. the placing and receiving supply chains1.
of orders via the internet).

1 Forfas,(2013) Expert Group on Future Skills Needs, Addressing Future Demand for
High Level ICT Skills, November 2013

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Within the ICT industry, a number of areas have converged, Artificial intelligence and robotics are not new with robots
including: ICT, telecommunications, radio communications, replacing many routine jobs e.g. telemarketing, sewing, welding
publishing, digital art, 3D rendering and mobile applications and work that can be solved by smart algorithms such as data
development. The convergence and connectivity of traditional ICT entry and data mining. Until recently however, robots had not
job profiles and formal ICT occupational boundaries has been a been good at finding patterns, communicating with people,
major theme in the review and preparation of the ICT Information problem solving and using common sense. Data analytics
and Communications Technology Training Package v2.0. and self-driving cars suggest they might be getting better at
pattern recognition and driving. Algorithms for Big Data can
Information Technology now provide pattern recognition and substitute labour in a range
of non-routine tasks. Advanced robots are gaining enhanced
The internet and information and communications technology
senses and dexterity, allowing them to perform a wider range of
more broadly are fundamental enablers of our modern economy.
manual tasks. Consequently, industries previously unaffected by
Digitisation is allowing access to vast amounts of differently
innovation through automation such as health and community
sourced data. In 2002, five billion gigabytes of data were created
care, management and education may now benefit from these
the same amount can now be generated every two days2.
improvements in artificial intelligence and robotic technology7.
Every day 720,000 new websites are created, and in Australia
alone there are 15.4 million electronic financial transactions3. The application of thermography is expanding into many
Data driven innovation is predicted to reinvigorate Australias industries, including emergency services, forensics, building
productivity as innovation almost doubles the likelihood of sciences and pest control. Customisation of camera technology
productivity growth in Australian businesses4. The ability to for its application by these diverse industries, along with assisting
take data to understand it, process it, extract value from it, to industry productivity by expanding the use of the technology,
visualise it, communicate it is going to be an essential skill in is improving utilisation of software with data interpretation
the coming decades, not only at the professional level but also in enhancing timely and tactical decision making.
education5.

Records management is swiftly becoming a technology solution


rather than a corporate service with organisations seeking
confidence in records management to reduce content duplication
and increase productivity. Electronic document and records
management (eDRM) which allows organisations to manage
documents and records throughout the document lifecycle, from
creation to destruction, is becoming more common place. Skills in
demand will include business analysts and process improvement
specialists, eDRM implementation specilalists, system support
and information management professionals6.

2 PWC (2014), Deciding with Data How data-driven innovation is fuelling Australias
economic growth, September 2014
3 PWC analysis of June 2014 data from Reserve Bank of Australia (2014), Payments
data: C1 Credit and charge card statistics and C5 Debit card statistics available
online at http://www.rba.gov.au/payments-system/ resources/statistics/
4 Department Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (2012),
Australian Innovation Systems Report, September 2012
5 www.mckinsey.com/insights/innovation/hal_varian_on_how_the_web_challenges_
managers. Accessed [8 August 2014].
6 Clarius Skills Indicator, May 2014. 7 The Atlantic, 2014, What jobs will the robots take? D. Thompson, January 2014.

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Telecommunications
The telecommunications sector includes cabling, wireless, One of the major Australian Government initiatives for the
switching, transmission, RF and optical communications, telecommunications industry is the National Broadband
media and IP networks. Advances in digital and IP networking Network (NBN). This represents the largest ever infrastructure
technologies have had a dramatic effect on the demand for better, project undertaken in this country which will deliver high speed
faster and increased bandwidth telecommunications to serve the broadband to Australian communities. The growing adoption of
Australian economy and community. mobile telephony as a means of doing business is creating new
businesses, new services, new data and information options and
These applications include:
new workforces.
escalating use of social networking applications such as
Facebook, Wikis and Twitter
smart homes and home integration technologies
increasing use of IP technologies such as VoIP, IPTV and smart
phones
the proliferation of home networks, home entertainment and
smart home technologies
sophisticated broadband networks such as the National
Broadband Network (NBN)
changes in media distribution, and
digitisation.
Mobile internet continues as the most rapidly growing form of
telecommunications technology and continuing investments
in 4G networks and the rollout and transition to the National
Broadband Network promise to drive mobile even more deeply
through our economy and society8. Mobile internet continues as
a key feature with more than 50 per cent of mobile data traffic
via smartphones in 2013 and 10 per cent via tablets. Global mobile
data traffic is predicted to grow thirteen fold by 2017 and mobile
video to consume more than two thirds of mobile data traffic by
20179 .

8 Deloitte Access Economics Mobile Nation: The economic and social impacts of
mobile technology, February 2013
9 IDC, 2012, Top 10 Predictions, IDC Predictions 2013: Competing on the 3rd platform,
www.idc.com/research/Predictsions13/downlaodable/238044.pdf

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Looking to the Future


In the Australias Digital Economy: Future Directions paper10 , the Trends in the ICT industry include:
government describes the digital economy as: the global network
Growing demand for cloud computing services increased
of economic and social activities that are enabled by information
worker mobility is driving demand, and technology is allowing
and communications technologies, such as the internet, mobile
businesses to reduce investments in infrastructure and
and sensor networks .
applications

Digital competency will be a basic competency for all workers in Mobility is becoming more pervasive industries such as
the future as digital disruption continues to reshape economic banking, health insurance, utilities and media are looking for
activity. It needs to be included as a core component of school website optimisation and mobile device applications using
education, both in terms of content and delivery, as distinct from responsive design so they can better engage with their clients
the teaching of specialised ICT, technology and computer science Security concerns continue with huge reservoirs of data,
subjects. When it comes to the ICT industry, it is important that government and other organisations such as financial
the focus be on the deeper technical skill development of: institutions are striving to strike the balance between
controlling data access and data security
architecting - the capacity to put together components to build
larger systems Government departments are outsourcing technology as
they juggle sourcing comprehensive solutions and headcount
designing - conceptualising new solutions, for example,
reductions
developing optimisation programs, and
Technology is now a client facing role not a back office
analysing - making sense of data, for example, applying
function; increasingly, good communications skills are required
analytics to make predictions.
for internal and external customers
Changing workplaces organisations are looking for cost
savings and flexibility in employment options to maximise the
benefits of contract management and access specialised skills
for a defined piece of work, and
Growing importance of business intelligence, data
management and analytics which requires analysts with
commercial nous11.

10 Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, 2009.


Australias Digital Economy: Future Directions. http://www.dbcde.gov.au/digital_
economy/future_directions_of_the_digital_economy/australias_digital_economy_
future_directions 11 Hudson (2014) ICT Salary and Employment Insights 2014.

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Qualifications, skill sets Mapping to previous


and units of competency version of the training
The ICT Information and Communications Technology Training
Package contains:
package
Mapping information can be useful for delivery and assessment
44 AQF aligned qualifications
as it:
46 skill sets
explains the main changes between the previous and current
663 native units of competency
versions of qualifications, skill sets and units of competency
92 imported units of competency.
shows whether the outcomes of the previous and current
Please refer to Appendix 1 for the full list of qualifications, skill versions are equivalent or not equivalent
sets and units of competency. shows new components as well as any components removed
from the training package.

Please refer to Appendix 2 for mapping information for


qualifications, skill sets and units of competency for the ICT
Information and Communications Technology Training Package.

IBSA also recommends using the


Compare Content Tool available on
the training.gov.au (TGA) website
for more information about
specific changes.
Visit https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=EjhNe3Bu0H4 to watch a
video on how to use this tool.

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Sectors in the
ICT Information and Communications
Technology Training Package
Sectors Code
Broadband and wireless networks BWN
Cabling CBL
Compliance CMP
Database DBS
Digital media technologies DMT
Digital reception technology DRE
Education EDU
Game development GAM
General ICT ICT
Network planning NPL
Networking NWK
Optical networks OPN
Project management PMG
Programming and software development PRG
Product skills and advice PRO
Radio frequency networks RFN
Systems analysis and design SAD
Systems administration and support SAS
Small and micro business SMB
Sustainability SUS
Telecommunications rigging installation TCR
Telecommunications network engineering TEN
Web WEB
Workplace health and safety WHS
Workplace effectiveness WOR

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Implementation information

Regulation and licensing ACMA licensing and registration

implications for
All cabling work performed from the NTD on the customer
premises side is subject to the provisions set out in the

implementation
Telecommunications Cabling Provider Rules 2014. These rules
are administered through the Australian Communications and
Media Authority (ACMA). The ACMA requires the installer to be
Regulation or licensing issues are identified in the Application
registered to carry out customer premises cabling work which
section of units of competency and the Qualification description
includes the connection, installation or maintenance (repair) of
section of qualifications. If there are no requirements, the
customer cabling. The ACMA set the rules for registration in the
following statement will appear: No licensing, legislative or
document Pathways to ACMA Cabling Provider rules Cabling
certification requirements apply to this unit/qualification at the
registration. this document includes the required units of
time of publication.
competency for registration.
Work in the ICT industry may be subject to licensing, regulations
The ACMA wiring rules do not apply to cabling up to and including
and registrations requirements.
the network boundary point.
All cabling must comply with the Telecommunications Act 1997.
As legislation may change, please refer to the ACMA website
There are different requirements depending on whether the
(http://www.acma.gov.au) for the current registration
cabling work is on the network supply side or the customer
requirements.
premises side of the network.
Contact the relevant State or Territory Department(s) to check
The network boundary point is the crucial point of demarcation
for particular licensing/registration requirements in your State or
and is defined as the service output ports on the NBN Co Network
Territory.
Termination Device (NTD) and in particular the data service socket
(UNI-D) and phone line service socket (UNI-V) on the NTD.

All wiring connected to data devices and telephones from the


Network Termination Device (NTD) ports (UNI-V and UNI-D) is
deemed customer premises cabling/wiring and is subject to
licensing and registration.

All wiring and cabling on the NTD side of these ports, including the
installation of the NTD ports, is deemed to be that of the network
installer (NBN).

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Units of competency required for ACMA registrations


ACMA registration Required units for registration
Restricted Registration ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA
Restricted Rule
OR

ICTCBL201 Install customer cable support systems, and


ICTCBL202 Place and secure customer cable, and
ICTCBL203 Terminate metallic conductor customer cable, and
ICTCMP201 Organise and monitor cabling to ensure compliance with regulatory and industry
standards
Open Registration ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA
Restricted Rule, and
ICTCBL237 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open
Rule
OR

ICTCBL201 Install customer cable support systems, and


ICTCBL202 Place and secure customer cable, and
ICTCBL203 Terminate metallic conductor customer cable, and
ICTCBL204 Install functional and protective telecommunications earthing system, and
ICTCBL206 Alter services to existing cable system, and
ICTCMP201 Organise and monitor cabling to ensure compliance with regulatory and industry
standards
Lift Registration ICTCBL238 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Lift
Rule
The following endorsements may also be attempted:
Structured Cabling ICTCBL301 Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation
Optical Fibre ICTCBL302 Install and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises
Coaxial Cable ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable
Aerial ICTCBL205 Joint metallic conductor cable on customer premises, and
ICTCBL309 Construct aerial cable supports, and
ICTCBL310 Install aerial cable
Underground ICTCBL205 Joint metallic conductor cable on customer premises, and
ICTCBL307 Install underground enclosures and conduit, and
ICTCBL308 Install underground cable
Cable and System Testing ICTCBL304 Perform cable and system test on customer premises

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High risk work The following units of competency fall into the definition of high
risk work and should be delivered and assessed in accordance
The ICT Information and Technology Training Package includes
with the national standard.
units of competency associated with high risk work as specified
in the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High CPPCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
Risk Work. These units may be either specified in a qualification or CPCCDES3014A Remove non-friable asbestos
selected as elective units under the packaging rules.
CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
High risk work may include: CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level
scaffolding work CPCCLRG3002A Licence to perform rigging intermediate level
rigging and dogging work CPCCLRG4001A Licence to perform rigging advanced level
crane and hoist operation CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
forklift operation. CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and
procedures in the construction industry
The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) has ICTWHS201 Provide telecommunications services safely on
produced a range of national standards and codes of practice roofs
under section 6 of the Australian Workplace Safety Standards
ICTWHS203 Work safely near power infrastructure
Act 2005. The National Standard for Licensing Persons
Performing High Risk Work specifies the requirements and ICTBWN304 Work safely with live fibre to test and commission
restrictions for: a fibre to the x installation
ICTTCR201 Use rigging practices and systems on
the training and assessment for a person performing high risk
telecommunications network structures
work, and
ICTTCR202 Use operational safety in a telecommunications
the arrangements for issuing a licence to a person performing
rigging environment
high risk work.
ICTTCR203 Use safe rigging practices to climb and perform
RTOs delivering training in high risk occupations should refer to rescues on telecommunications network structures
the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
Risk Work.
RIIHAN301D Operate elevating work platform
Age restrictions apply to high risk work so units of competency TLID2010A Operate a forklift
with these restrictions may not be appropriate for delivery in
TLID3035A Operate a boom type elevating work platform
schools.

It is the responsibility of RTOs to ensure appropriate work health


and safety (or occupational health and safety) legislation and
regulations are met.

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Requirements for
assessors
Assessor requirements are identified in the Assessment In order to meet statutory, licensing or other industry
conditions section of units of competency. requirements, assessors should meet the recommendations
outlined in the following table, in addition to the mandatory
All assessors must meet the requirements set by the applicable
requirements.
registering body (refer to the section Who can deliver and assess
a qualification? in this Guide).

License/registration Jurisdiction Recommendation


Restricted Registration Australian Communications and Restricted Registered
Media Authority (ACMA) Cabler
ICTCBL236 Install., maintain and modify customer premises
communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule TITAB* registered assessor

ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental


policy and procedures
Open Registration Australian Communications and Open Registered Cabler
Media Authority (ACMA)
ICTCBL236 Install., maintain and modify customer premises TITAB registered assessor
communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule

ICTCBL237 Install, maintain and modify customer premises


communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule

ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental


policy and procedures
Restricted registration Australian Communications and Restricted Registered
Media Authority (ACMA) Cabler
ICTCBL201 Install customer cable support systems
TITAB registered assessor
ICTCBL202 Place and secure customer cable

ICTCBL203 Terminate metallic conductor customer cable

ICTCMP201 Organise and monitor cabling to ensure compliance


with regulatory and industry standards

ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental


policy and procedures

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License/registration Jurisdiction Recommendation
Open Registration Australian Communications and Open Registered Cabler
Media Authority (ACMA)
ICTCBL201 Install customer cable support systems TITAB registered assessor

ICTCBL202 Place and secure customer cable

ICTCBL203 Terminate metallic conductor customer cable

ICTCBL204 Install functional and protective


telecommunications earthing system

ICTCBL206 Alter services to existing cable system

ICTCMP201 Organise and monitor cabling to ensure compliance


with regulatory and industry standards

ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental


policy and procedures
Lift Registration Australian Communications and Lift Registered Cabler
Media Authority
ICTCBL238 Install, maintain and modify customer premises TITAB registered assessor
communications cabling: ACMA Lift Rule
Endorsement - Structured Cabling Telecommunications industry Open Registered Cabler
preferred (previously mandated by
ICTCBL301 Install, terminate and certify structured cabling TITAB registered assessor
ACMA)
installation
Endorsement - Optical Fibre Telecommunications industry Open Registered Cabler
preferred (previously mandated by
ICTCBL302 Install and terminate optical fibre cable on TITAB registered assessor
ACMA)
customer premises
Endorsement - Coaxial Cable Telecommunications industry Open Registered Cabler
preferred (previously mandated by
ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable TITAB registered assessor
ACMA)

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Endorsement - Aerial Telecommunications industry Open Registered Cabler
preferred (previously mandated by
ICTCBL205 Joint metallic conductor cable on customer TITAB registered assessor
ACMA)
premises

ICTCBL309 Construct aerial cable supports

ICTCBL310 Install aerial cable


Endorsement - Underground Telecommunications industry Open Registered Cabler
preferred (previously mandated by
ICTCBL205 Joint metallic conductor cable on customer TITAB registered assessor
ACMA)
premises

ICTCBL307 Install underground enclosures and conduit

ICTCBL308 Install underground cable


Endorsement - Cable and System Testing Telecommunications industry Open Registered Cabler
preferred (previously mandated by
ICTCBL304 Perform cable and system test on customer TITAB registered assessor
ACMA)
premises

* Information about TITAB Australia is available at http://www.titab.com.au.

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WHS implications in the Other requirements


industry Awarding of Cisco certification can only be done by organisations
that are Cisco academies. The Cisco vendor mapping, available
Work health and safety (WHS) requirements are covered either on the IBSA website, is available only for organisations that
by: are already Cisco academies, or those that apply to become
academies.
embedding requirements in the elements/performance
criteria of units of competency Note that not all applications are automatically accepted and
including specific WHS units in qualifications. they are reviewed by Cisco for quality assurance purposes. Cisco
Systems Inc. have the right to change their requirements for
In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation becoming an academy at any time
has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise
units of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory
occupational health and safety (OHS) legislative requirements.

You should also refer to the section Regulation and licensing


implications for implementation in this Guide.

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Entry requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for qualifications The table shows those qualifications in the ICT Information and
from Certificate I to Certificate IV in the ICT Information and communications Technology Training Package with specific entry
Communications Technology Training Package. requirements.

Some higher level qualifications do specify entry level


qualifications, or relevant work/life experience, to ensure
individuals have sufficient underpinning knowledge and skills to
enable them to complete higher level qualifications.

Qualification code and title Entry requirements


ICT51015 Diploma of Entry to this qualification is limited to those individuals who:
Telecommunications
have completed a Certificate IV or Diploma from the ICT Information and Communications
Engineering
Technology Training Package, or
have completed a Certificate III in Telecommunications with at least one year full-time equivalent
and relevant telecommunications practical experience, or
have completed a Certificate III or a Certificate IV qualification in related technical fields of study
with at least one year full-time equivalent and relevant telecommunication practical experience, or
have completed a minimum of three years equivalent full-time experience in the
telecommunications industry with particular technical experience in installation of cabling,
diagnosis and rectification of telecommunication system faults, and the delivery and operation of
network infrastructure, for core and access networks in accordance with industry regulations and
legislative requirements

ICT51115 Diploma of Entry to this qualification is limited to those individuals who:


Telecommunications
have completed a Certificate IV in Telecommunications Network Design or its equivalent, or
Planning and Design
have completed a minimum of three years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience
in the telecommunications industry with experience in provisioning, evaluation, planning, design,
costing and deployment of core networks and access networks.

ICT80115 Graduate Entry to this qualification is limited to those individuals who:


Certificate in Information
have completed a Bachelor degree in related fields of study, or
Technology and Strategic
Management have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and two
years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and
management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
have three years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of
leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.
ICT80215 Graduate Entry to this qualification is limited to those individuals who:
Certificate in Information
have completed a Bachelor degree in related fields of study, or
Technology Sustainability
have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and two
years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and
management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
have three years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of
leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

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Qualification code and title Entry requirements
ICT80315 Graduate Entry to this qualification is limited to those individuals who:
Certificate in
have completed a Bachelor degree in related fields of study, or
Telecommunications
have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and two
years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and
management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
have three years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of
leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

ICT80415 Graduate Diploma Entry to this qualification is limited to those individuals who:
of Telecommunications
have completed a Bachelor degree in related fields of study and two years equivalent full-
Network Engineering
time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or program leadership and
management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and three
years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or
program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
have five years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of
leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

ICT80515 Graduate Diploma Entry to this qualification is limited to those individuals who:
of Telecommunications and
have completed a Bachelor degree in related fields of study and two years equivalent full-
Strategic Management
time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or program leadership and
management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and three
years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or
program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
have five years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of
leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

ICT80615 Graduate Entry to this qualification is limited to those individuals who:


Certificate in
have completed a Bachelor degree in related fields of study, or
Telecommunications
Network Engineering have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of studyand two
years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and
management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
have three years equivalent full-time relevant work experience at a significant level of leadership
and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

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Access and equity Reasonable adjustment


considerations A legislative and regulatory framework underpins and supports
the delivery of vocational education and training across Australia.
Access and equity relates to the approaches used to make sure Under this framework, providers of vocational education and
training and assessment practices consider and respond to the training must take steps to ensure that learners with recognised
individual needs of learners, so that potential learning barriers are disabilities can access and participate in education and training on
minimised. Individual needs that could present barriers to access, the same basis as learners without disabilities.
participation and achievement of learning outcomes include: Sometimes reasonable adjustments, are made to the learning
age environment, training delivery, learning resources and/or
assessment tasks to accommodate the particular needs of a
gender
learner with a disability. An adjustment is reasonable if it can
cultural or ethnic background accommodate the learners particular needs, while also taking into
disability account factors such as: the views of the learner; the potential
sexuality effect of the adjustment on the learner and others; the costs and
benefits of making the adjustment.
language, literacy or numeracy skills
employment status Adjustments must:
geographical location. be discussed and agreed to by the learner with a disability
benefit the learner with a disability
The design and content of this training package supports
equitable access and progression for all learners. It is the maintain the competency standards
responsibility of the RTO delivering and assessing qualifications be reasonable to expect in a workplace.
to:
Adjustments are not required if they could:
ensure that training and assessment processes and methods
do not disadvantage individual learners cause the RTO unjustifiable hardship

determine the needs of individual learners and to provide harm other learners.
access to any educational and support services necessary.
Making reasonable adjustments requires the RTO to balance the
Some practical ways that access and equity issues could be need for change with the expense or effort involved in making
addressed include: this change. If an adjustment requires a disproportionately high
expenditure or disruption it is not likely to be reasonable.
modifying assessment processes and techniques for learners
who are located at a distance from a campus location
checking that materials are culturally appropriate for learners
and amending, as necessary
making sure that activities and assessments are suitable for
the language, literacy and numeracy skill levels of learners
(while meeting the requirements of the unit of competency).

Please note that age restrictions exist for some units of


competency subject to licensing in high risk work. Please refer to
the section titled High Risk Work.

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Foundation skills Identifying foundation skills


Foundation skills that underpin competent performance are
Foundation skills are the non-technical skills that support an
identified in each unit of competency in a foundation skills table.
individuals participation in the workplace, in the community and in
The foundation skills should be considered as an integrated part
education and training.
of the unit for delivery and assessment purposes.
In this training package (and all training packages developed by
The foundation skills table in each unit:
IBSA) the foundation skills incorporate the learning, language,
literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills described in the Australian identifies applicable underpinning skills
Core Skills Framework (ACSF), and the employability skills lists the performance criteria numbers for each skill
described in the Core Skills for Work Developmental Framework
describes the application of each skill in context of the
(CSfW). The skills included in these two frameworks are
performance criteria.
illustrated in the table.
The five skills from the ACSF are identified separately with
ACSF CSfW
descriptions identifying how the skill underpins the performance
criteria. The three skill clusters from the CSfW are identified with
Learning Navigate the world of work descriptions that identify the respective skill or focus areas and
Reading Manage career and work life how they underpin the performance criteria.

Writing Work with roles, rights and


Oral Communication protocols

Numeracy Interact with others


Communicate for work
Connect and work with
others
Recognise and utilise
diverse perspectives

Get the work done


Plan and organise
Make decisions
Identify and solve problems
Create and innovate
Work in a digital world

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Resource and equipment Modes of delivery
requirements Training and assessment in
RTOs must make sure that all resources and equipment required simulated environments
to train and assess units of competency are available.
Units of competency in the ICT Information and Communications
Details of specific resources, including equipment and materials Technology Training Package may be delivered and assessed in
essential for assessment, are listed in the Assessment conditions the workplace or in a simulated environment.
sections of assessment requirements documents.
To maintain the integrity of training and assessment, RTOs,
trainers and assessors need to keep pace with industry
technologies and ensure that learning activities and assessments
accurately reflect workplace activities. RTOs will need regular
contact with industry to ensure the currency and validity of all
activities conducted in simulated environments.

Workplace simulation criteria


In conducting training and assessment in a simulated workplace
environment, trainers and assessors must make sure that the
simulated environment gives the learner the opportunity to meet
the following critical criteria:

1.Quality The work is of the standard required for entry into the
industry.
2.Productivity The work is performed within a timeframe
appropriate for entry to the industry.
3.Safety The work is performed in a manner that meets
industry safety standards.

Where simulations meet these criteria, RTOs can be confident


that learners are work ready on successful completion of units of
competency.

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Assessing in simulated environments To further enhance the validity of assessment process using
simulation, the assessor should consider:
Simulations must provide opportunities for integrated
assessment of competence that include: assessments covering a range of interconnected units of
competency
performing the task (task skills)
use of assessment checklists to ensure that all required
managing a number of tasks (task management skills)
performance and knowledge evidence requirements have been
dealing with workplace irregularities such as unexpected met
problems, breakdowns and changes in routine (contingency
use of self-assessment, peer assessment and debriefing
management skills)
activities
fulfilling the responsibilities and expectations of the job and
use of authentic workplace documentation.
workplace, including working with others (job/role environment
skills) Assessment activities must be realistic and reasonable in terms
transferring competencies to new contexts. of scale. Assessment conducted under simulated conditions
should reflect those typically found in the workplace. The
following assessment checklist can be used to make sure that
some key points are considered.

Assessment checklist
Does the assessment allow the learner to: Yes/No
deal with typical customers, including difficult customers and diverse types of customers?
use facilities, equipment and materials that meet current industry standards?
plan and prioritise multiple tasks to meet deadlines?
experience the typical workflow for the industry?
require adherence to service standards, workplace procedures, health and safety requirements?
work with others as part of a team?
consider constraints and pressures met in the workplace, e.g. budget, time, availability of resources?

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Australian apprenticeships VET for secondary schools


Apprenticeships and traineeships are legal binding training Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs enable
arrangements, between an employer and an employee, that students to acquire workplace skills and knowledge while they are
combine training with paid employment. Apprenticeships still at school.
and traineeships are established and administered by
Successful completion of a VET program provides a student with
State or Territory Training Authorities (STAs). STAs are the
a nationally recognised AQF qualification, usually as part of a
government departments in each State or Territory responsible
senior secondary certificate.
for the operation of the VET system (including Australian
Apprenticeships). VET programs are packaged and delivered in various ways across
Australia. The three main delivery arrangements used are:
The Australian Apprenticeships website offers information
about traineeships and apprenticeships and includes schools hold RTO status
links to the websites of all STAs. Visit http://www. school sectoral bodies (such as Boards of Studies or regional
australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information. offices) hold RTO status on behalf of a group of schools
RTOs must check requirements with their relevant State/ schools work in partnership with RTOs.
Territory authority.
In some State and Territory school systems, students who work
part-time in an appropriate workplace may use this to fulfil work
placement requirements. Virtual or simulated work placements
may also be legitimate.

The following qualifications from the ICT Information and


Communications Technology Training Package may be suitable
for delivery to secondary school students:

ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and


Technology
ICT20315 Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and
Technology
ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology

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Selection of units of competency for delivery to secondary school


students must consider the potential risks associated with each Legal considerations for
unit of competency. In particular, consider the following types
of units of competency that may not be suitable for delivery to learners in the workplace/
secondary school students:

units of competency associated with high risk work


on placements
Legal requirements that apply to specific industries and VET vary
units of competency associated with licencing outcomes that
across each State and Territory, and can regularly change. Contact
may be subject to age restrictions and regulated industry
the relevant State or Territory Department/s to check if legal
experience.
requirements apply.
RTOs are advised to check requirements with the relevant
authorities in their State/Territory.

Training and assessment issues for schools


Implementation of the ICT Information and Communications
Technology Training Package within the school sector, while
encouraged, needs to ensure:

the currency of skills and knowledge of those who train and


assess students
access to industry-current equipment, facilities and training
resources so that students acquire a realistic view of the
realities and conditions within the workplace
comprehensive coverage of foundation skills, performance
requirements and knowledge requirements as described in the
unit and assessment requirements documents for each unit of
competency
current and realistic learning and assessment experiences.

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Qualifications

What is a qualification? Qualifications in the


Qualifications are created by grouping units of competency into
combinations that meet workplace roles. Qualifications come
ICT Information and
with packaging rules which set out the overall requirements for
delivering the qualification, for example, the number of core units;
Communications
number and source of elective units. Technology Training
Qualifications are aligned to Australian Qualifications Framework
(AQF) qualification types. Vocational Education & Training (VET) Package
qualifications are at levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8 of the AQF. Please refer to Appendix 1 for a list of qualifications.
AQF provides a comprehensive, nationally consistent framework The ICT Information and Communications Technology Training
for all qualifications in post-compulsory education and training in Package qualifications need to cater for those seeking a
Australia. In the VET sector it assists national consistency for all professional career pathway in the ICT industry, as well as those
trainees, learners, employers and providers by enabling national seeking the ICT skills to support careers in associated industries.
recognition of qualifications and Statements of Attainment. It also needs to be acknowledged that ICT workers are spread
For a full explanation of the AQF, see the AQF website: across many diverse non-ICT industries, where their jobs may
http://www.aqf.edu.au not be recognised in the ICT occupation skills classifications.
Indications are that up to 80% of students undertaking ICT
qualifications do not progress beyond AQF Certificate III level, but
move horizontally with their ICT knowledge and skills into other
non-ICT industries.

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Technological convergence is affecting the way people work in The convergence of traditional ICT job profiles and formal ICT
the technical industries and the ICT industry is no exception. The occupational boundaries has resulted in competencies that
changing nature of the ICT industries over the past decade will integrate these technologies across ICT, including;
continue to impact on the ICT Information and Communications
three-dimensional (3D) art
Technology Training Package as it continues to accommodate
these changes as part of the continuous improvement process. big data and data warehousing
digital literacy
The ICT Information and Communications Technology Training
Package qualifications have been developed to enable specialist digital media technologies
outcomes in key ICT areas, including telecommunications, radio enhancements to content and network management
communications, digital reception technology and the NBN capabilities
(National Broadband Network) project, combined with the entertainment
flexibility to incorporate a diverse range of skill sets to provide
green and sustainability technology requirements
wider career pathway outcomes.
interactive and digital games development
Medium to small business enterprises are becoming more internet protocol (IP) based communications, broadcasting,
common in the industry. Due to their cost structures and business switching and transmission
requirements, these enterprises need graduates with applied
mesh and cloud networks
general ICT skills, rather than with full specialist qualifications.
While the need to develop specialist pathways is still critically mobile applications
important, the ICT Information and Communications Technology network security
Training Package also needs to offer the flexibility to cater for networks (using wireless for data and voice) and overlay of
broader cross-specialisation skill sets and career pathways. broadband
Initiatives such as the NBN, Digital Education Revolution (DER), rendering
computers in schools, and green and sustainable IT, are creating social web technologies
continued growth in the ICT industry in Australia, as well as
telecommunications.
potentially generating a rising demand for both general and niche
specialist ICT skills. To increase the flexibility and portability of ICT Information and
Communications Technology Training Package qualifications,
units of competency have been imported from the following
endorsed training packages:

BSB Business Services


CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services
CPP07 Property Services
CUA Creative Arts and Culture
FNS Financial Services
HLT Health
ICP Printing and Graphic Arts
RII Resources and Infrastructure
TLI Transport and Logistics

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Qualification structure
Qualifications are based on templates prescribed by the NSSC Standards for Training Packages 2012. The table explains the contents
of each field for qualifications in this training package.

Qualification code

Each qualification has a unique eight-character code:

the first three characters identify the training package


the first number identifies the qualification level
the next two numbers identify a qualifications position in the sequence of qualifications at that level
the last two numbers identify the year in which the qualification was endorsed.

For example:

Information and Example


Communications Technology This qualification was
Training Package ICT40415 endorsed in 2015

AQF level 4 This is the 4th qualification in the


sequence at this AQF level

Qualification title

The title reflects the qualification outcomes and complies with the length specified in the AVETMIS standard (no more than 100
characters).

Qualification description

This field describes the qualification outcomes, together with any licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations.

Entry requirements

This is an optional field that specifies any mandatory entry requirements.

Packaging rules

This field:

specifies the total number of units of competency required to achieve the qualification
specifies the number of core and elective units
lists all core and elective unit codes and titles, including prerequisite units where they apply..

Qualification mapping information

This field specifies the code and title of any equivalent qualification.

Links

This field provides a link to the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

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Qualification pathways
and occupational
outcomes
A pathway is the route or course of action taken to get to a
destination. A training pathway generally means the learning
activities or experiences used to attain the competencies needed
to achieve career goals. There is no single pathway that applies to
everyone; each individual has specific needs and goals.

Achievement of AQF qualifications provides opportunities for


individuals to pursue and achieve their career goals. Qualifications
can be achieved in various ways, including:

off-the-job training, e.g. attending classroom-based learning


programs
on-the-job training, e.g. apprenticeships, traineeships
recognition of prior learning
credit transfer.

The following information and charts explain possible


occupational outcomes for qualifications in this training package,
together with pathways between qualifications.

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Computer Systems Technology
Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80415 Graduate Diploma of Network technology specialist Telecommunications network


Telecommunications Network System engineer engineering domain leader
GRADUATE
Engineering Telecommunications applications Telecommunications network
DIPLOMA
specialist and/or manager specialist

ICT80515 Graduate Diploma of Network specialist Systems engineer


Telecommunications and Strategic Network technology specialist Telecommunications manager
Management Solutions engineer Telecommunications network engineer

Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80115 Graduate Certificate in Chief information officer Information technology manager


Information Technology and Strategic Information systems manager Senior infrastructure delivery manager
Management Information technology director Service delivery manager

GRADUATE ICT80215 Graduate Certificate in ICT sustainability business manager ICT sustainability solutions architect
CERTIFICATE Information Technology Sustainability ICT sustainability project manager ICT sustainability systems consultant
ICT sustainability requirements ICT sustainability technology
manager specialist

ICT80315 Graduate Certificate in Domain specialist Telecommunications product and


Telecommunications Telecommunications emerging service specialist
technology specialist Telecommunications testing specialist
Telecommunications solution architect

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ICT60415 Advanced Diploma of E-business project manager ICT program/project manager


Information Technology Project ICT business manager Quality assurance manager - ICT
Management ICT manager projects
ICT procurement manager Senior project manager
ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60515 Advanced Diploma of Enterprise systems administrator Network operations analyst
Computer Systems Technology ICT administrator/coordinator Network security administrator/
ICT operations administrator/ coordinator
coordinator Network services administrator/
Network administrator/coordinator coordinator
Network e-business administrator/ Network support administrator/
coordinator coordinator
Network engineer Systems developer

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Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

DIPLOMA
ICT50115 Diploma of Information ICT office manager Office systems administrator
Technology ICT systems administrator Systems manager
Information systems office manager

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

CERTIFICATE
IV ICT41015 Certificate IV in Computer Desktop deployment technician Network support administrator
Systems Technology Level 1 help desk support Network support technician
Network operations support Network technician
Network operations technician

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Help desk assistant/officer PC support
Digital Media and Technology ICT operations/user support Technical support

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Junior office support Records assistant
Digital Media and Technology Office assistant

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for initial work , community involvement and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
I
ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Foundation skills only
Digital Media and Technology

ICTSS00041 Certified Technician or Assistant ICT manager Systems administrator


Technology Specialist - Infrastructure Assistant system manager
Configuration Skill Set

ICTSS00042 Certified Technology Customer support User support technician


Specialist - Graphical User Interfaces Help desk specialist
Skill Set

ICTSS00044 Computing and Office assistant Records assistant


Application Fundamentals Skill Set
SKILL SET
ICTSS00045 Computing Fundamentals Office assistant Records assistant
Skill Set

ICTSS00046 Digital Literacy - eCitizen Foundation skills only


Skill Set

ICTSS00047 Digital Literacy Skill Set Foundation skills only

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Digital and Interactive Games


Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80415 Graduate Diploma of Network technology specialist Telecommunications network


Telecommunications Network System engineer engineering domain leader
GRADUATE
Engineering Telecommunications applications Telecommunications network
DIPLOMA
specialist and/or manager specialist

ICT80515 Graduate Diploma of Network specialist Systems engineer


Telecommunications and Strategic Network technology specialist Telecommunications manager
Management Solutions engineer Telecommunications network engineer

Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80115 Graduate Certificate in Chief information officer Information technology manager


Information Technology and Strategic Information systems manager Senior infrastructure delivery manager
Management Information technology director Service delivery manager

GRADUATE ICT80215 Graduate Certificate in ICT sustainability business manager ICT sustainability solutions architect
CERTIFICATE Information Technology Sustainability ICT sustainability project manager ICT sustainability systems consultant
ICT sustainability requirements ICT sustainability technology
manager specialist

ICT80315 Graduate Certificate in Domain specialist Telecommunications product and


Telecommunications Telecommunications emerging service specialist
technology specialist Telecommunications testing specialist
Telecommunications solution architect

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60415 Advanced Diploma of E-business project manager ICT program/project manager
Information Technology Project ICT business manager Quality assurance manager - ICT
Management ICT manager projects
ICT procurement manager Senior project manager

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Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

DIPLOMA ICT50215 Diploma of Digital and 2D/3D artist Interactive digital media developer
Interactive Games Animator Mobile games programmer
Designer PC games programmer
Games developer Web designer
Graphic/media designer

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

CERTIFICATE ICT40915 Certificate IV in Digital and 2D/3D artist support Digital media developer support
IV Interactive Games Assistant animator Games developer support
Assistant designer Interactive media developer support
Assistant graphic/media designer Web designer support
Assistant PC games programmer

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Help desk assistant/officer PC support
Digital Media and Technology ICT operations/user support Technical support

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Junior office support Records assistant
Digital Media and Technology Office assistant

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for initial work , community involvement and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
I
ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Foundation skills only
Digital Media and Technology

ICTSS00054 Visual Communications Technical support


SKILL SET Specialist Skill Set

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Digital Media Technologies
Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80415 Graduate Diploma of Network technology specialist Telecommunications network


Telecommunications Network System engineer engineering domain leader
GRADUATE
Engineering Telecommunications applications Telecommunications network
DIPLOMA
specialist and/or manager specialist

ICT80515 Graduate Diploma of Network specialist Systems engineer


Telecommunications and Strategic Network technology specialist Telecommunications manager
Management Solutions engineer Telecommunications network engineer

Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80115 Graduate Certificate in Chief information officer Information technology manager


Information Technology and Strategic Information systems manager Senior infrastructure delivery manager
Management Information technology director Service delivery manager

GRADUATE ICT80215 Graduate Certificate in ICT sustainability business manager ICT sustainability solutions architect
CERTIFICATE Information Technology Sustainability ICT sustainability project manager ICT sustainability systems consultant
ICT sustainability requirements ICT sustainability technology
manager specialist

ICT80315 Graduate Certificate in Domain specialist Telecommunications product and


Telecommunications Telecommunications emerging service specialist
technology specialist Telecommunications testing specialist
Telecommunications solution architect

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60415 Advanced Diploma of E-business project manager ICT program/project manager
Information Technology Project ICT business manager Quality assurance manager - ICT
Management ICT manager projects
ICT procurement manager Senior project manager

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Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

DIPLOMA
ICT50915 Diploma of Digital Media Digital media authoring specialist Digital media developer/engineer
Technologies Digital media designer Digital media producer

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

CERTIFICATE ICT40815 Certificate IV in Digital Assistant animator/designer Assistant web designer


IV Media Technologies Assistant digital media author Interactive media developer support
Assistant digital media designer Digital media developer support
Assistant digital media developer Digital media development technician
Assistant digital media programmer support

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Help desk assistant/officer PC support
Digital Media and Technology ICT operations/user support Technical support

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Junior office support Records assistant
Digital Media and Technology Office assistant

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for initial work , community involvement and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
I
ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Foundation skills only
Digital Media and Technology

ICTSS00050 Rich Interactive Content Technical support


SKILL SET Specialist Skill Set

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Implementation Guide

Information Technology
Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80415 Graduate Diploma of Network technology specialist Telecommunications network


Telecommunications Network System engineer engineering domain leader
GRADUATE
Engineering Telecommunications applications Telecommunications network
DIPLOMA
specialist and/or manager specialist

ICT80515 Graduate Diploma of Network specialist Systems engineer


Telecommunications and Strategic Network technology specialist Telecommunications manager
Management Solutions engineer Telecommunications network engineer

Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80115 Graduate Certificate in Chief information officer Information technology manager


Information Technology and Strategic Information systems manager Senior infrastructure delivery manager
Management Information technology director Service delivery manager

GRADUATE ICT80215 Graduate Certificate in ICT sustainability business manager ICT sustainability solutions architect
CERTIFICATE Information Technology Sustainability ICT sustainability project manager ICT sustainability systems consultant
ICT sustainability requirements ICT sustainability technology
manager specialist

ICT80315 Graduate Certificate in Domain specialist Telecommunications product and


Telecommunications Telecommunications emerging service specialist
technology specialist Telecommunications testing specialist
Telecommunications solution architect

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ICT60115 Advanced Diploma of Business development manager Knowledge management analyst


Information Technology ICT infrastructure solutions manager Software manager
Knowledge manager
ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60515 Advanced Diploma of Enterprise systems administrator Network operations analyst
Computer Systems Technology ICT administrator/coordinator Network security administrator/
ICT operations administrator/ coordinator
coordinator Network services administrator/
Network administrator/coordinator coordinator
Network e-business administrator/ Network support administrator/
coordinator coordinator
Network engineer Systems developer

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Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

DIPLOMA
ICT50115 Diploma of Information ICT office manager Information systems office manager
Technology ICT systems administrator Office systems administrator

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

CERTIFICATE ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Computer technician PC support


IV Technology Customer support Systems administrator
Customer support professional Systems support
Information systems operator Technical support
Network operations technician User support technician

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Help desk assistant/officer PC support
Digital Media and Technology ICT operations/user support Technical support

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Junior office support Records assistant
Digital Media and Technology Office assistant

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for initial work , community involvement and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
I
ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Foundation skills only
Digital Media and Technology

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Information Technology Networking
Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80415 Graduate Diploma of Network technology specialist Telecommunications network


Telecommunications Network System engineer engineering domain leader
GRADUATE
Engineering Telecommunications applications Telecommunications network
DIPLOMA
specialist and/or manager specialist

ICT80515 Graduate Diploma of Network specialist Systems engineer


Telecommunications and Strategic Network technology specialist Telecommunications manager
Management Solutions engineer Telecommunications network engineer

Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80115 Graduate Certificate in Chief information officer Information technology manager


Information Technology and Strategic Information systems manager Senior infrastructure delivery manager
Management Information technology director Service delivery manager

GRADUATE ICT80215 Graduate Certificate in ICT sustainability business manager ICT sustainability solutions architect
CERTIFICATE Information Technology Sustainability ICT sustainability project manager ICT sustainability systems consultant
ICT sustainability requirements ICT sustainability technology
manager specialist

ICT80315 Graduate Certificate in Domain specialist Telecommunications product and


Telecommunications Telecommunications emerging service specialist
technology specialist Telecommunications testing specialist
Telecommunications solution architect

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of E-security specialist Network security analyst


Network Security ICT security specialist Network security specialist
DIPLOMA
ICT security administrator Senior network administrator
ICT security analyst Systems/network administrator
ICT security specialist Systems security analyst
Network security administrator

Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

DIPLOMA ICT50415 Diploma of Information ICT administrator Network operations analyst


Technology Networking ICT operations administrator Network security coordinator
Network administrator Network services administrator
Network e-business coordinator Network support coordinator

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Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

CERTIFICATE
IV ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Network operations support Network technician
Technology Networking Network operations technician Network support technician
Network support

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Help desk assistant/officer PC support
Digital Media and Technology ICT operations/user support Technical support

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Junior office support Records assistant
Digital Media and Technology Office assistant

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for initial work , community involvement and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
I
ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Foundation skills only
Digital Media and Technology

ICTSS00035 Certified IT Network Network support Network support technician


Enterprise, Security or Server Network operations support
Administrator Skill Set

ICTSS00036 Certified Network Network administrator Network services administrator


Associate Technology Specialist Skill ICT administrator Network support coordinator
Set

ICTSS00037 Certified Network E-security specialist Network security administrator


Professional Specialist - Voice and ICT security administrator Network security specialist
Wireless Skill Set ICT security specialist Senior network administrator
SKILL SET

ICTSS00038 Certified Network ICT security specialist Systems/network administrator


Professional Specialist Skill Set Senior network administrator Systems security analyst

ICTSS00039 Certified Networking Network operations support Network support


Technician Skill Set Network operations technician Network support technician

ICTSS00040 Certified Security and ICT security analyst/specialist Network security analyst
Architect Specialist Skill Set Network security administrator Network security specialist

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Implementation Guide

Information Technology Programming


Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80415 Graduate Diploma of Network technology specialist Telecommunications network


Telecommunications Network System engineer engineering domain leader
GRADUATE
Engineering Telecommunications applications Telecommunications network
DIPLOMA
specialist and/or manager specialist

ICT80515 Graduate Diploma of Network specialist Systems engineer


Telecommunications and Strategic Network technology specialist Telecommunications manager
Management Solutions engineer Telecommunications network engineer

Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80115 Graduate Certificate in Chief information officer Information technology manager


Information Technology and Strategic Information systems manager Senior infrastructure delivery manager
Management Information technology director Service delivery manager

GRADUATE ICT80215 Graduate Certificate in ICT sustainability business manager ICT sustainability solutions architect
CERTIFICATE Information Technology Sustainability ICT sustainability project manager ICT sustainability systems consultant
ICT sustainability requirements ICT sustainability technology
manager specialist

ICT80315 Graduate Certificate in Domain specialist Telecommunications product and


Telecommunications Telecommunications emerging service specialist
technology specialist Telecommunications testing specialist
Telecommunications solution architect

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60415 Advanced Diploma of E-business project manager ICT program/project manager
Information Technology Project ICT business manager Quality assurance manager - ICT
Management ICT manager projects
ICT procurement manager Senior project manager

Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

DIPLOMA ICT50715 Diploma of Software Analyst programmer support Assistant software developer
Development Assistant programming developer Database support programmer
Assistant software applications Web support programmer
programmer

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Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

CERTIFICATE
IV ICT40515 Certificate IV in Assistant applications programmer Assistant web application programmer
Programming Assistant programmer Assistant web developer
Assistant software developer

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Help desk assistant/officer PC support
Digital Media and Technology ICT operations/user support Technical support

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Junior office support Records assistant
Digital Media and Technology Office assistant

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for initial work , community involvement and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
I
ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Foundation skills only
Digital Media and Technology

ICTSS00031 Application Development Assistant programming developer Assistant software developer


Specialist Skill Set Assistant software applications
programmer

ICTSS00032 Basic Application Assistant applications programmer Assistant web application programmer
Development Programmer Skill Set Assistant programmer Assistant web developer
Assistant software developer
SKILL SET
ICTSS00043 Certified Web Design Assistant web application programmer Assistant web developer
Specialist Skill Set

ICTSS00055 Website Administration Assistant web application programmer Assistant web developer
Specialist Skill Set

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Information Technology Support
Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80415 Graduate Diploma of Network technology specialist Telecommunications network


Telecommunications Network System engineer engineering domain leader
GRADUATE
Engineering Telecommunications applications Telecommunications network
DIPLOMA
specialist and/or manager specialist

ICT80515 Graduate Diploma of Network specialist Systems engineer


Telecommunications and Strategic Network technology specialist Telecommunications manager
Management Solutions engineer Telecommunications network engineer

Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80115 Graduate Certificate in Chief information officer Information technology manager


Information Technology and Strategic Information systems manager Senior infrastructure delivery manager
Management Information technology director Service delivery manager

GRADUATE ICT80215 Graduate Certificate in ICT sustainability business manager ICT sustainability solutions architect
CERTIFICATE Information Technology Sustainability ICT sustainability project manager ICT sustainability systems consultant
ICT sustainability requirements ICT sustainability technology
manager specialist

ICT80315 Graduate Certificate in Domain specialist Telecommunications product and


Telecommunications Telecommunications emerging service specialist
technology specialist Telecommunications testing specialist
Telecommunications solution architect

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60415 Advanced Diploma of E-business project manager ICT program/project manager
Information Technology Project ICT business manager Quality assurance manager - ICT
Management ICT manager projects
ICT procurement manager Senior project manager

Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

DIPLOMA
ICT50315 Diploma of Information Assistant ICT manager Internet/intranet systems
Technology Systems Administration Assistant systems manager administrator
Internet/intranet administrator Systems administrator

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Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

CERTIFICATE
IV ICT40215 Certificate IV in Information Customer support PC support technician
Technology Support Database support Technical support - sustainability
Help desk support User support technician
Network support technician

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Help desk assistant/officer PC support
Digital Media and Technology ICT operations/user support Technical support

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Junior office support Records assistant
Digital Media and Technology Office assistant

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for initial work , community involvement and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
I
ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Foundation skills only
Digital Media and Technology

ICTSS00041 Certified Technician or Assistant ICT manager Systems administrator


Technology Specialist - Infrastructure Assistant systems manager
Configuration Skill Set

ICTSS00042 Certified Technology Customer support User support technician


SKILL SET Specialist - Graphical User Interfaces Help desk specialist
Skill Set

ICTSS00049 Internetworking Systems Internet/intranet administrator Internet/intranet systems


Coordinator-Administrator Skill Set administrator

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Implementation Guide

Information Technology Testing


Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80415 Graduate Diploma of Network technology specialist Telecommunications network


Telecommunications Network System engineer engineering domain leader
GRADUATE
Engineering Telecommunications applications Telecommunications network
DIPLOMA
specialist and/or manager specialist

ICT80515 Graduate Diploma of Network specialist Systems engineer


Telecommunications and Strategic Network technology specialist Telecommunications manager
Management Solutions engineer Telecommunications network engineer

Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80115 Graduate Certificate in Chief information officer Information technology manager


Information Technology and Strategic Information systems manager Senior infrastructure delivery manager
Management Information technology director Service delivery manager

GRADUATE ICT80215 Graduate Certificate in ICT sustainability business manager ICT sustainability solutions architect
CERTIFICATE Information Technology Sustainability ICT sustainability project manager ICT sustainability systems consultant
ICT sustainability requirements ICT sustainability technology
manager specialist

ICT80315 Graduate Certificate in Domain specialist Telecommunications product and


Telecommunications Telecommunication emerging service specialist
technology specialist Telecommunications testing specialist
Telecommunications solution architect

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60415 Advanced Diploma of E-business project manager ICT program/project manager
Information Technology Project ICT business manager Quality assurance manager - ICT
Management ICT manager projects
ICT procurement manager Senior project manager

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Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

DIPLOMA
ICT50515 Diploma of Database Design Assistant database designer Assistant database specialist
and Development Assistant database developer

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.
CERTIFICATE
IV
ICT40615 Certificate IV in Information Assistant ICT tester Assistant web tester
Technology Testing Assistant software/systems tester

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Help desk assistant/officer PC support
Digital Media and Technology ICT operations/user support Technical support

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Junior office support Records assistant
Digital Media and Technology Office assistant

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for initial work , community involvement and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
I
ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Foundation skills only
Digital Media and Technology

ICTSS00041 Certified Technician or Assistant ICT manager Systems administrator


SKILL SET Technology Specialist - Infrastructure Assistant systems manager
Configuration Skill Set

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Systems Analysis and Design
Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80415 Graduate Diploma of Network technology specialist Telecommunications network


Telecommunications Network System engineer engineering domain leader
GRADUATE
Engineering Telecommunications applications Telecommunications network
DIPLOMA
specialist and/or manager specialist

ICT80515 Graduate Diploma of Network specialist Systems engineer


Telecommunications and Strategic Network technology specialist Telecommunications manager
Management Solutions engineer Telecommunications network engineer

Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

ICT80115 Graduate Certificate in Chief information officer Information technology manager


Information Technology and Strategic Information systems manager Senior infrastructure delivery manager
Management Information technology director Service delivery manager

GRADUATE ICT80215 Graduate Certificate in ICT sustainability business manager ICT sustainability solutions architect
CERTIFICATE Information Technology Sustainability ICT sustainability project manager ICT sustainability systems consultant
ICT sustainability requirements ICT sustainability technology
manager specialist

ICT80315 Graduate Certificate in Domain specialist Telecommunications product and


Telecommunications Telecommunications emerging service specialist
technology specialist Telecommunications testing specialist
Telecommunications solution architect

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED ICT60315 Advanced Diploma of Business analyst Project manager


DIPLOMA Information Technology Business Business process analyst Quality assurance manager - ICT
Analysis Business systems analyst projects
ICT business manager Requirements analyst
ICT manager Solution analyst

Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

DIPLOMA
ICT50815 Diploma of Systems Analysis Applications architect Systems analyst
and Design Business analyst Systems architect
Information technology analyst

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Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

CERTIFICATE
IV ICT40715 Certificate IV in Systems Information technology support Systems support analyst
Analysis and Design analyst Systems designer
Information technology designer Technical support analyst
Operational support analyst

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III
ICT30115 Certificate III in Information, Help desk assistant/officer PC support
Digital Media and Technology ICT operations/user support Technical support

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II
ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Junior office support Records assistant
Digital Media and Technology Office assistant

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for initial work , community involvement and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
I
ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Foundation skills only
Digital Media and Technology

ICTSS00033 Basic Computer Hardware Junior office support Records assistant


and System Troubleshooting Skill Set Office assistant

ICTSS00048 Hardware Technician Help desk assistant PC support


Skill Set ICT operations/user support Technical support

ICTSS00051 System and Hardware Information technology support Systems support analyst
Plus Technician Skill Set analyst Technical support analyst
Operational support analyst
SKILL SET
ICTSS00052 System and Network Plus Information technology support Systems support analyst
Technician Skill Set analyst Technical support analyst
Operational support analyst

ICTSS00053 Virtualisation Specialist Applications architect Systems architect


Skill Set Information technology analyst

ICTSS00056 Enterprise Desktop Information technology designer Systems designer


Virtualisation Specialist Skill Set

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Implementation Guide

Telecommunications Cabling
Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

GRADUATE
CERTIFICATE ICT80615 Graduate Certificate Applications technology specialist Solutions architect
in Telecommunications Network Requirements manager Systems engineer
Engineering

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Network designer Telecommunications network manager
Telecommunications Network
Engineering

Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

ICT51015 Diploma of Emerging technologies installer Specialised optical network


Telecommunications Engineering Specialised network infrastructure infrastructure planner
DIPLOMA planner Telecommunications technical
specialist

ICT51115 Diploma of Telecommunications planning


Telecommunications Planning and specialist
Design

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

ICT41115 Certificate IV in Building network designer Core network for the service provider
CERTIFICATE Telecommunications Network Design Carrier equipment infrastructure and asset owner designer
IV designer Telecommunications technician
planner

ICT41215 Certificate IV in Home network installer Optical network technician


Telecommunications Engineering IP-based network installer Telecommunications technician
Technology Optical network equipment installer

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Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III ICT30515 Certificate III in Cabler and installer Telecommunications equipment
Telecommunications Technology Equipment installer operator
Security alarm installer Telecommunications tradesperson

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II ICT20315 Certificate II in Carrier services cabler Telecommunications equipment
Telecommunications Technology Data cabler operator
Security alarm cabler Telecommunications tradesperson

ICTSS00058 ACMA Advanced Cabler Customer premises cabler Cabler and installer
Registration Skill Set

ICTSS00062 ACMA Open Cabler Carrier services cabler Data cabler


Registration Skill Set Customer premises cabler Security alarm cabler

SKILL SET
ICTSS00063 ACMA Restricted Cabler Carrier services cabler Data cabler
Registration Skill Set Customer premises cabler Security alarm cabler

ICTSS00068 Designer Skill Set Building network designer Network designer


Core network for the service designer

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Telecommunications Customer Access
Networks and Installations
Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

GRADUATE
CERTIFICATE ICT80615 Graduate Certificate Applications technology specialist Requirements manager
in Telecommunications Network Network technology specialist Solutions architect
Engineering Network testing specialist Systems engineer

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of IP-based convergence integrator Network security manager
Telecommunications Network IP-based network designer Telecommunications network manager
Engineering Network designer

Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

ICT51015 Diploma of Customer service manager Specialised optical networks


Telecommunications Engineering Emerging technologies installer infrastructure planner
IP-based network installer Specialised RF network infrastructure
DIPLOMA Operations manager planner
Secure ICT network installer Telecommunications technical
specialist

ICT51115 Diploma of Service provider network planner Telecommunications planning


Telecommunications Planning and Service provider network designer specialist
Design

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

ICT41115 Certificate IV in Building network designer Core network for the service provider
Telecommunications Network Design Carrier equipment infrastructure and asset owner designer
designer Telecommunications technician
planner
CERTIFICATE
ICT41215 Certificate IV in Customer computer system installer RFID system installer
IV
Telecommunications Engineering Customer equipment installer Secure ICT network installer
Technology Home network installer Sustainability network equipment
IP-based network installer installer
Network security equipment installer Telecommunications network
Optical network equipment installer technician
Optical network technician WiMAX or WiFi system installer
RF network infrastructure installer Wireless LAN installer
RF network technician Wireless network equipment installer

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Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

ICT30515 Certificate III in Equipment installer Telecommunications equipment


CERTIFICATE Telecommunications Technology operator
Fixed wireless installer
III Telecommunications network
IP-based security alarms installer
Security alarms installer equipment operator
Telecommunications and data cabling Telecommunications tradesperson
installer Telecommunications voice and data
equipment installer

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE ICT20315 Certificate II in IP-based network installer Telecommunications equipment


Telecommunications Technology Security alarm cabler installer
II
Security alarm installer Telecommunications equipment
Small to medium business network operator
installer TV and digital TV antenna installer
Telecommunications cabler TV installer

ICTSS00060 Advanced Network installers working on


Telecommunications Rigging structures
Installation Skill Set

ICTSS00061 Basic ICT Sustainability Sustainability designer


Skill Set

ICTSS00067 Convergent Technology SME IP network installers


Skill Set

SKILL SET
ICTSS00068 Designer Skill Set Network designer

ICTSS00075 Technical Help Desk Customer computer system installer Home network installer
Support Skill Set Customer equipment installer

ICTSS00076 Wireless LAN and IP WiMAX or WiFi system installer Wireless network equipment installer
Network Installation Skill Set Wireless LAN installer

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Implementation Guide

Telecommunications Digital Reception


Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

GRADUATE
CERTIFICATE ICT80615 Graduate Certificate Applications technology specialist Requirements manager
in Telecommunications Network Network technology specialist Solutions architect
Engineering Network testing specialist Systems engineer

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Network designer Telecommunications network manager
Telecommunications Network
Engineering

Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

ICT51015 Diploma of Emerging technologies installer Telecommunications technical


Telecommunications Engineering Specialised network infrastructure specialist
DIPLOMA
planner

ICT51115 Diploma of Telecommunications planning


Telecommunications Planning and specialist
Design

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Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

CERTIFICATE
IV ICT41215 Certificate IV in Customer equipment installer Sustainability network equipment
Telecommunications Engineering Home network installer installer
Technology Optical network equipment installer Telecommunications network
technician

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III ICT30215 Certificate III in Audiovisual systems integrator Field service technician - RF services
Telecommunications Digital Reception Free to air TV installer - multiple Subscription TV installer - multiple
Technology services services

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II
ICT20315 Certificate II in Free to air TV installer Subscription TV installer
Telecommunications Technology Satellite TV installer TV and digital TV antenna installer

ICTSS00066 Commercial Digital Commercial antenna installer


Television Antenna Systems
Installation Skill Set
SKILL SET
ICTSS00069 Domestic Digital TV and digital TV antenna installer for
Television Antenna Installation Skill domestic applications
Set

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Telecommunications Radio Communications
Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

GRADUATE
CERTIFICATE ICT80615 Graduate Certificate Applications technology specialist Requirements manager
in Telecommunications Network Network technology specialist Solutions architect
Engineering Network testing specialist Systems engineer

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of IP-based convergence integrator Network designer
Telecommunications Network IP-based network designer Network security manager
Engineering IP-based optical network designer Telecommunications network manager

Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

ICT51015 Diploma of Emerging technologies installer IP-based RF network installer


Telecommunications Engineering Specialised RF network infrastructure Telecommunications technical
DIPLOMA
planner specialist

ICT51115 Diploma of Telecommunications planning


Telecommunications Planning and specialist
Design

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

ICT41115 Certificate IV in Building network designer Telecommunications technician


CERTIFICATE Telecommunications Network Design planner
IV
ICT41215 Certificate IV in Radio communication technician Radio frequency technician
Telecommunications Engineering Radio frequency auditor Telecommunications radio technician
Technology Radio frequency compliance officer WiMAX of WiFi system installer
Radio frequency field technician Wireless system installer

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Implementation Guide

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

ICT30515 Certificate III in Telecommunications fixed wireless Telecommunications voice and data
CERTIFICATE Telecommunications Technology network equipment installer equipment installer
III Telecommunications tradesperson

ICT30315 Certificate III in Installer of radio equipment and Maintainer and tester of
Telecommunications Rigging cabling on radio towers telecommunications radio network
Installation Installer of telecommunications equipment on structures
network equipment on structures Telecommunications rigger technician

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE ICT20315 Certificate II in Equipment installer IP-based network installer


II Telecommunications Technology Installer of radio equipment and Radio base stations installer
cabling on radio towers SME business network installer
Installer of radio telecommunications Telecommunications equipment
equipment on structures operator

ICTSS00068 Designer Skill Set IP-based network designer Network designer


IP-based optical network designer

ICTSS00070 Installing NBN Wireless Telecommunications fixed wireless Telecommunications tradesperson


SKILL SET and Infrastructure Skill Set network equipment installer

ICTSS00074 Radio Technician Skill Set Radio communications technician Radio frequency field technician
Radio frequency technician

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Implementation Guide

Telecommunications Supply Networks


Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further
learning.

GRADUATE
CERTIFICATE ICT80615 Graduate Certificate Applications technology specialist Requirements manager
in Telecommunications Network Network technology specialist Solutions architect
Engineering Network testing specialist Systems engineer

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

ADVANCED
DIPLOMA ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of IP-based convergence integrator Network designer
Telecommunications Network IP-based network designer Network security manager
Engineering IP-based optical network designer Telecommunications network manager

Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.

ICT51015 Diploma of Accounts manager Operations manager


Telecommunications Engineering Customer service manager Recruitment manager
Emerging technologies installer Specialised optical networks
DIPLOMA Finance manager infrastructure planner
HR manager Telecommunications technical
specialist

ICT51115 Diploma of Service provider network planner Telecommunications planning


Telecommunications Planning and Service provider network designer specialist
Design

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or
further learning.

ICT41115 Certificate IV in Access network planner Customer access network designer


CERTIFICATE Telecommunications Network Design Carrier equipment infrastructure Telecommunications technician
IV designer planner

ICT41215 Certificate IV in Optical network infrastructure Telecommunications network


Telecommunications Engineering installer technician
Technology Optical network technician

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Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for work and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
III ICT30415 Certificate III in Copper cable jointer Technician fibre
Telecommunications Network Build Fibre slicer Technician HFC
and Operate

Graduates at this level will have knowledge and skills for work in a defined context and/or further learning.

CERTIFICATE
II ICT20215 Certificate II in Telecommunications linesworker Telecommunications linesworker HFC
Telecommunications Network Build copper
and Operate Telecommunications linesworker fibre

ICTSS00065 Civil Works - Installation NBN construction Telecommunications installer


of Pit and Pipe and FDH Skill Set

ICTSS00070 Installing NBN Wireless Wireless and infrastructure installer


and Infrastructure Skill Set

SKILL SET
ICTSS00072 National Broadband Telecommunication broadband Telecommunications linesworker
Network Advanced Linesworker/ network installer
Installer Skill Set

ICTSS00073 National Broadband Broadband network fibre splicer


Network Splicer Skill Set

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Selecting electives for Recommendations for particular
employment outcomes
different employment The following tables provide recommendations on selecting
outcomes electives for particular employment outcomes.

The qualifications include elective units that should be selected


according to the learning and pathway needs of the learner. The
choice of elective units is generally negotiated between the
learner and/or employer, and the RTO conducting the training
program.

Electives can be selected from within the training package, from


other training packages and from accredited courses.

IBSA recommends that elective units should be used to provide


a vocational focus for the qualification and should be relevant to
the:

qualification level
job role
work outcomes
local industry needs
area of specialisation.

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Qualification Employment outcome Industry specified elective units
ICT20215 Certificate II in Telecommunications ICTCBL207 Haul underground cable
Telecommunications Network linesworker - fibre ICTCBL211 Install an above ground equipment enclosure
Build and Operate
ICTCBL213 Construct underground telecommunications
infrastructure
ICTCBL214 Fix aerial cable
ICTPMG201 Prepare site for support installation
ICTTEN310 Remove and replace electronic circuit boards in
carrier equipment
ICTTEN311 Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and
connectors
Telecommunications ICTCBL207 Haul underground cable
linesworker - copper ICTCBL211 Install an above ground equipment enclosure
ICTCBL213 Construct underground telecommunications
infrastructure
ICTCBL214 Fix aerial cable
ICTCBL320 Jumper metallic conductor cable in the access
network
ICTPMG201 Prepare site for support installation
Telecommunications ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring
linesworker - hybrid fibre coaxial instruments
(HFC) ICTCBL209 Joint and terminate coaxial cable
ICTCBL211 Install an above ground equipment enclosure
ICTCBL212 Erect aerial cable supports
ICTCBL214 Fix aerial cable
ICTPMG201 Prepare site for support installation
Plus

ICTWHS201 Provide telecommunications services safely on


roofs
or

RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

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Qualification Employment outcome Industry specified elective units


ICT20315 Certificate II Access network cabler ICTCBL208 Splice and terminate optical fibre cable for
in Telecommunications carriers and service providers
Technology ICTCBL215 Joint metallic conductor cable in access network
ICTCBL219 Apply safe technical work practices for cabling
registration when configuring an ADSL circuit
ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises
communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule
ICTCBL237 Install, maintain and modify customer premises
communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule
Note: Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
specialisations for additional information about the units of
competency required to achieve the cabling specialisation.
Customer Premises Equipment ICTCBL201 Install customer cable support systems
(CPE) cabler for restricted ICTCBL202 Place and secure customer cable
registration (new entrant)
ICTCBL203 Terminate metallic conductor customer cable
ICTCMP201 Organise and monitor cabling to ensure
compliance with regulatory and industry standards
Note: Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
specialisations for additional information about the units of
competency required to achieve the cabling specialisation.
Network infrastructure or ICTCBL209 Joint and terminate coaxial cable
security cabler ICTCBL219 Apply safe technical work practices for
cabling registration when configuring an ADSL circuit
ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises
communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule
ICTCBL301 Install, terminate and certify structured cabling
installation
Note: Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
specialisations for additional information about the units of
competency required to achieve the cabling specialisation.
Radio communications installer Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
this employment outcome.
Rigging installer Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
this employment outcome.

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Qualification Employment outcome Industry specified elective units
ICT30215 Certificate III in Audio visual integrator ICTDRE303 Install a complex digital reception system
Telecommunications Digital ICTDRE401 Integrate customer digital reception equipment
Reception Technology
ICTDRE402 Integrate data delivery modes
Field service technician ICTCBL206 Alter services to existing cable system
ICTCBL306 Locate and identify cable system faults
ICTRFN401 Conduct radio frequency measurements
Home network installer ICTDRE301 Install digital reception equipment
ICTDRE302 Locate and rectify digital reception equipment
faults
ICTDRE303 Install a complex digital reception system
ICTDRE304 Design communications wiring systems for
customer premises
ICTDRE305 Develop integrated digital reception systems
ICTTEN415 Install and configure internet protocol TV in a
home network
Installer free-to-air TV ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring
instruments
ICTDRE303 Install a complex digital reception system
ICTRFN401 Conduct radio frequency measurements
Installer subscription TV ICTDRE303 Install a complex digital reception system
(multiple services) includes ICTDRE401 Integrate customer digital reception equipment
campus installations
ICT30315 Certificate III in Rigger installer CPCCLRG3002A Licence to perform rigging intermediate
Telecommunications Rigging level
Installation CPCCLRG4001A Licence to perform rigging advanced level
ICTTCR201 Use rigging practices and systems on
telecommunications network structures
ICTTCR202 Use operational safety in a telecommunications
rigging environment
Note: Both dogging and rigging are classified as high risk
work. Please check the National Standard for Licensing
Persons Performing High Risk Work for information about age
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Qualification Employment outcome Industry specified elective units
ICT30415 Certificate III in Copper cable jointer CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
Telecommunications Network ICTCBL215 Joint metallic conductor cable in access network
Build and Operate
ICTCBL317 Cut over metallic conductor cable in the access
network
ICTCBL318 Install and cut over metallic conductor cable to
access network cabinet
ICTCBL319 Large size copper cable rearrangements
ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment
ICTTEN303 Locate, identify and rectify recurrent network
faults
Technician fibre CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
ICTBWN304 Work safely with live fibre to test and
commission a fibre to the x installation
ICTCBL302 Install and terminate optical fibre cable on
customer premises
ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment
ICTTEN310 Remove and replace electronic circuit boards in
carrier equipment
ICTTEN311 Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and
connectors
ICTTEN416 Install, configure and test an internet protocol
network
Fibre splicer CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
ICTBWN302 Install optical fibre splitters in fibre distribution
hubs
ICTBWN304 Work safely with live fibre to test and
commission a fibre to the x installation
ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring
instruments
ICTCBL208 Splice and terminate optical fibre cable for
carriers and service providers
ICTCBL316 Install ribbon fibre cable in the FTTX distribution
network
ICTTEN311 Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and
connectors

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ICT30415 Certificate III in Technician hybrid fibre coaxial CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
Telecommunications Network (HFC) ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring
Build and Operate (continued) instruments
ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable
ICTCBL310 Install aerial cable
ICTRFN406 Maintain hybrid fibre coaxial broadband cable
network
ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment

Plus:

CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs and CPCPCM2043A


Carry out WHS requirements
Or

ICTWHS201 Provide telecommunications services safely on


roofs
Or

RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights


ICT30515 Certificate III Cabling networks installer/ Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
in Telecommunications technician specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
Technology this employment outcome.
Home network installer/ ICTDRE301 Install digital reception equipment
technician ICTDRE302 Locate and rectify digital reception equipment
faults
ICTDRE303 Install a complex digital reception system
ICTTEN416 Install, configure and test an internet protocol
network
Note: Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements
for specialisations for additional information about the units
of competency required to achieve the Telecommunications
Networking specialisation.
Optical networks installer/ Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
technician specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
this employment outcome.
Radio communications installer/ Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
technician specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
this employment outcome.
Telecommunications network Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
installer/technician specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
this employment outcome.
Wireless networks installer/ Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
technician specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
this employment outcome.

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Qualification Employment outcome Industry specified elective units


ICT41115 Certificate IV in Access network BSBDES401 Generate design solutions
Telecommunications Network ICTNPL403 Evaluate the capability of access networks
Design
ICTTEN426 Design network projects
ICT41215 Certificate IV Network engineering Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
in Telecommunications specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
Engineering Technology this employment outcome.
Optical networks Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
this employment outcome.
Radio communications Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
this employment outcome.
ICT51015 Diploma in Broadband infrastructure ICTOPN501 Plan and configure dense wavelength division
Telecommunications multiplexing systems
Engineering ICTOPN503 Plan for an optical system upgrade and cut over
ICTOPN504 Test and commission a dense wavelength
division multiplexing transmission system
ICTRFN503 Evaluate and analyse radio frequency signal
coverage plots
Customer business ICTPMG502 Develop customer premises equipment
installation project plans
ICTPMG504 Prepare project specifications
ICTTEN501 Provide consultancy and technical support in the
customer premises equipment sector
ICTTEN516 Produce technical solutions from business
specifications
Internet protocol networks ICTTEN511 Administer a data communications network
ICTTEN512 Design and implement an enterprise voice over
internet protocol and a unified communications network
ICTTEN513 Install, configure and test a local area network
switch
ICTTEN514 Install, configure and test a server
Management Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
this employment outcome.
Network engineering Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
this employment outcome.

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Qualification Employment outcome Industry specified elective units
ICT51015 Diploma in Optical networks Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
Telecommunications specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
Engineering (continued) this employment outcome.
Radio communications Please refer to the section Mandatory requirements for
specialisations for the units of competency required to achieve
this employment outcome.
Workplace development ICTEDU501 Develop and deliver training associated with
new and modified products
ICTPRO501 Develop training, marketing and sales resources
for telecommunications products
ICTTEN509 Provide expert advice and support on complex
faults
ICT51115 Diploma of Commercial business BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
Telecommunications Planning FNSORG506 Prepare financial forecasts and projections
and Design
Customer service ICTEDU501 Develop and deliver training associated with
new and modified products
ICTPRO501 Develop training, marketing and sales resources
for telecommunications products
Project management BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
ICTPMG504 Prepare project specifications
ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Information and communication ICTOPN601 Manage optical ethernet transmission
Telecommunications Network technology convergence ICTSUS602 Establish a business case for sustainability and
Engineering competitive advantage in ICT projects
ICTTEN609 Produce and evaluate architecture designs for
convergent cellular mobile networks
ICTTEN610 Design and configure an IP-MPLS network with
virtual
ICTTEN612 Design and manage internet protocol TV in a
service provider network
Network design ICTOPN603 Design a dense wavelength division
multiplexing system
ICTRFN602 Produce and evaluate architecture designs for
WiMAX networks
ICTSUS602 Establish a business case for sustainability and
competitive advantage in ICT projects
ICTTEN609 Produce and evaluate architecture designs for
convergent cellular mobile networks
ICTTEN612 Design and manage internet protocol TV in a
service provider network

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Qualification Employment outcome Industry specified elective units
ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Network management ICTOPN601 Manage optical ethernet transmission
Telecommunications Network ICTSUS602 Establish a business case for sustainability and
Engineering (continued) competitive advantage in ICT projects
ICTTEN602 Undertake system administration
ICTTEN603 Undertake network traffic management
Network planning ICTNPL601 Plan the development and growth of the
telecommunications network
ICTRFN601 Monitor the capacity of and recommend
changes to the cellular mobile network
ICTSUS602 Establish a business case for sustainability and
competitive advantage in ICT projects
ICTTEN605 Implement planned network changes with
minimal impact to the customer
Optical networks design ICTOPN603 Design a dense wavelength division
multiplexing system
ICTOPN604 Analyse optical transmission systems
ICTTEN601 Undertake qualification testing of new or
enhanced equipment and systems
ICT80615 Graduate Certificate Requirements manager ICTTEN808 Manage network testing strategies
in Telecommunications Network ICTTEN809 Analyse business specifications to produce
Engineering technical solutions
Solutions architecture ICTTEN804 Manage end to end architectural solutions
across multiple domains
ICTTEN805 Manage solution architecture and impacts in
line with organisational processes
Systems engineering ICTTEN802 Manage alignment of systems with product and
technology strategy
ICTTEN803 Translate domain and solution architectures
into platform requirements and designs
Technology (applications) ICTTEN806 Manage application layer solutions
solutions ICTTEN809 Analyse business specifications to produce
technical solutions

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Qualification Employment outcome Recommended elective units
ICT40215 Certificate IV in Certified networking technician ICTNWK404 Install, operate and troubleshoot a small
Information Technology Support enterprise branch network
ICTNWK405 Build a small wireless local area network
ICTTEN417 Install, configure and test a router
Practical application plus BSBSUS301 Implement and monitor environmentally
technician sustainable work practices
ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business
requirements
ICTICT421 Connect, maintain and configure hardware
components
ICTSAS307 Install, configure and secure a small office or
home office network
ICTSAS425 Configure and troubleshoot operating system
software
ICTSAS426 Locate and troubleshoot ICT equipment, system
and software faults
Practical networking plus ICTNWK401 Install and manage a server
technician ICTNWK404 Install, operate and troubleshoot a small
enterprise branch network
ICTNWK406 Install, configure and test network security
ICTSAS307 Install, configure and secure a small office home
office network

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ICT40415 Certificate IV in Certified ICT enterprise, ICTNWK403 Manage network and data integrity
Information Technology security or server administrator ICTNWK406 Install, configure and test network security
Networking
Certified networking technician ICTNWK404 Install, operate and troubleshoot a small
enterprise branch network
ICTNWK405 Build a small wireless local area network
ICTTEN417 Install, configure and test a router
Certified SQL associate or ICTPRG425 Use structured query language
specialist
Certified technician or ICTNWK401 Install and manage a server
technology specialist small
server configuration
Certified technology specialist ICTNWK403 Manage network and data integrity
graphical user interfaces (GUI) ICTNWK408 Configure a desktop environment
ICT50415 Diploma of Certified network associate ICTNWK506 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links
Information Technology specialist and IP services in a medium enterprise network
Networking ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium
enterprise routers
ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium
enterprise switches
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
Certified security and architect ICTNWK503 Install and maintain valid authentication
specialist processes
ICTNWK511 Manage network security
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
Certified technician or ICTNWK503 Install and maintain valid authentication
technology specialist processes
infrastructure configuration ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
Certified technology specialist ICTNWK501 Plan, implement and test enterprise
communications technologies communication solutions
Certified technology specialist ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for
internet security ICT networks
Certified technology specialist ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
network and applications
infrastructure

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Qualification Employment outcome Recommended elective units
ICT50615 Diploma of Website Web administration ICTICT503 Validate quality and completeness of system
Development design specifications
ICTSAS503 Perform systems tests
ICTSAS504 Develop and conduct client acceptance test
ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and
contingency plans
ICTWEB508 Develop website information architecture
ICTWEB509 Use site server tools for transaction
management
Web design ICTWEB504 Build a document using eXtensible markup
language
ICTWEB505 Develop complex web page layouts
ICTWEB506 Develop complex cascading style sheets
Web programming ICTICT406 Build a graphical user interface
ICTPRG406 Apply introductory object-oriented language
skills
ICTPRG415 Apply skills in object-oriented design
ICTPRG418 Apply intermediate programming skills in
another language
ICTPRG501 Apply advanced object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG523 Apply advanced programming skills in another
language
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language
skills
ICT50715 Diploma of Software Programming ICTPRG505 Build advanced user interface
Development ICTPRG506 Design application architecture
ICTPRG507 Implement security for applications
Systems design ICTICT403 Apply software development methodologies
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of
the enterprise
ICTNWK514 Model preferred system solutions

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Qualification Employment outcome Recommended elective units
ICT50815 Diploma of Systems Analyst programmer ICTPRG418 Apply intermediate programming skills in
Analysis and Design another language
ICTPRG509 Build using rapid application development
ICTPRG514 Prepare for software development using rapid
application development
ICTPRG524 Develop high-level object-oriented class
specifications
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language
skills
System designer ICTNWK514 Model preferred system solutions
ICTSAD501 Model data objects
ICTSAD502 Model data processes
ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network infrastructure ICTNWK603 Plan, configure and test advanced internetwork
Network Security routing solutions
ICTNWK604 Plan and configure advanced internetwork
switching solutions
ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced
integrated IP networks
Four additional units from elective units as appropriate to the
specific job role.
Network security ICTNWK608 Configure network devices for a secure
network infrastructure
ICTNWK609 Configure and manage intrusion prevention
system on network sensors
ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced
integrated IP networks
Four additional units from elective units as appropriate to the
specific job role.
Voice networks ICTNWK610 Design and build integrated VoIP networks
ICTNWK611 Configure call processing network elements for
secure VoIP networks
ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced
integrated IP networks
Four additional units from elective units as appropriate to the
specific job role.

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ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Wireless networks ICTNWK605 Design and configure secure integrated
Network Security (continued) wireless systems
ICTNWK606 Implement voice applications over secure
wireless networks
ICTNWK607 Design and implement wireless network
security
ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced
integrated IP networks
Three additional units from elective units as appropriate to the
specific job role.
ICT60315 Advanced Diploma Business analysis ICTPMG603 Manage ICT project planning
of Information Technology ICTPRG602 Manage the development of technical solutions
Business Analysis from business specifications
ICTSAD505 Develop technical requirements for business
solutions
ICT60415 Advanced Diploma of ICT project management ICTPMG606 Manage ICT project quality
Information Technology Project consultant ICTPMG607 Manage and control ICT project risks
Management
ICTPMG608 Manage ICT project systems implementation
ICTPRG602 Manage the development of technical solutions
from business specifications

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ICT80215 Graduate Certificate ICT sustainability business ICTICT806 Direct outsourced ICT services
in Information Technology manager ICTICT807 Direct research and business response to new
Sustainability ICT technology
ICTICT809 Facilitate business analysis
ICT sustainability project BSBLDR803 Develop and cultivate collaborative
manager partnerships and relationships
ICTICT806 Direct outsourced ICT services
ICTICT810 Synchronise ICT projects
ICTSUS807 Conduct and manage a life cycle assessment for
sustainability
ICT sustainability requirements ICTSUS806 Lead applied research in ICT sustainability
manager ICTSUS807 Conduct and manage a life cycle assessment for
sustainability
One additional unit from elective units as appropriate to the
specific job role.
ICT sustainability solutions ICTICT806 Direct outsourced ICT services
architect ICTICT807 Direct research and business response to new
ICT technology
One additional unit from elective units as appropriate to the
specific job role.
ICT sustainability systems ICTICT809 Facilitate business analysis
consultant ICTSUS804 Use ICT to improve sustainability outcomes
One additional unit from elective units as appropriate to the
specific job role.
ICT sustainability technology ICTSUS804 Use ICT to improve sustainability outcomes
specialist ICTSUS806 Lead applied research in ICT sustainability
ICTSUS807 Conduct and manage a life cycle assessment for
sustainability

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Mandatory requirements for
specialisations
Some qualifications in the ICT Information and Communications Specialisation areas can only appear on a testamur if the required
Technology Training Package have been designed to support electives have been completed. The following table outlines the
specialisations. The area of specialisation can be included on a specialisation areas and the required electives:
testamur to certify attainment of an AQF qualification as shown in
the example.

This is to certify that

Jane Smith

has fulfilled the requirements for

ICT20215 Certificate II in Telecommunications Network Build


and Operate

(Broadband Network Installer)

Qualification Specialisation Elective Rules


ICT20215 Certificate II Telecommunications The following seven electives must be selected:
in Telecommunications linesworker - fibre
ICTCBL207 Haul underground cable
Network Build and
Operate ICTCBL211 Install an above ground equipment enclosure
ICTCBL213 Construct underground telecommunications infrastructure
ICTCBL214 Fix aerial cable
ICTPMG201 Prepare site for support installation
ICTTEN310 Remove and replace electronic circuit boards in carrier
equipment
ICTTEN311 Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and connectors
Telecommunications The following six electives must be selected:
linesworker - copper
CTCBL207 Haul underground cable
ICTCBL211 Install an above ground equipment enclosure
ICTCBL213 Construct underground telecommunications infrastructure
ICTCBL214 Fix aerial cable
ICTCBL320 Jumper metallic conductor cable in the access network
ICTPMG201 Prepare site for support installation

The remaining one unit may be selected from any of the elective streams.

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ICT20215 Certificate II Telecommunications The following six electives must be selected:
in Telecommunications linesworker - Hybrid
ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments
Network Build and Fibre Coaxial (HFC)
Operate (continued) ICTCBL209 Joint and terminate coaxial cable
ICTCBL211 Install an above ground equipment enclosure
ICTCBL212 Erect aerial cable supports
ICTCBL214 Fix aerial cable
ICTPMG201 Prepare site for support installation

Plus:

ICTWHS201 ICTWHS201 Provide telecommunications services safely on roofs

Or

RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights


ICT20315 Certificate II Cabling At least six electives must be selected from Group B Cabling.
in Telecommunications
Note: Please check the ACMA website for details about cabling licencing
Technology
requirements.
Networking At least four electives must be selected from Group C Networking.
Radio communications Select the following three elective units:

ICTRFN201 Install a satellite antenna


ICTRFN202 Install a terrestrial antenna
ICTRFN304 Construct and test a radio communications device

Plus at least one more from Group A Radio communications and rigging
Rigging The following four electives must be selected:

CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging


CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level
ICTTCR202 Use operational safety in a telecommunications rigging
environment
ICTTCR203 Use safe rigging practices to climb and perform rescues on
telecommunications network structures.

Note: This specialisation is not suitable for VET programs delivered in


secondary schools.

Both dogging and rigging are classified as high risk work. Please check the
National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work for
information about age restrictions and licencing requirements.

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ICT30415 Certificate III Copper cable jointer The following seven electives must be selected:
in Telecommunications
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
Network Build and
Operate ICTCBL215 Joint metallic conductor cable in access network
ICTCBL317 Cut over metallic conductor cable in the access network
ICTCBL318 Install and cut over metallic conductor cable to access network
cabinet
ICTCBL319 Large size copper cable rearrangements
ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment
ICTTEN303 Locate, identify and rectify recurrent network faults.

The remaining two units may be selected from any of the elective streams.
Technician fibre The following seven electives must be selected:

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry


ICTBWN304 Work safely with live fibre to test and commission a fibre to
the x installation
ICTCBL302 Install and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises
ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment
ICTTEN310 Remove and replace electronic circuit boards in carrier
equipment
ICTTEN311 Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and connectors
ICTTEN416 Install, configure and test an internet protocol network

The remaining two units may be selected from any of the elective streams.
Fibre splicer The following seven electives must be selected

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry


ICTBWN302 Install optical fibre splitters in fibre distribution hubs
ICTBWN304 Work safely with live fibre to test and commission a fibre to
the x installation
ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments
ICTCBL208 Splice and terminate optical fibre cable for carriers and service
providers
ICTCBL316 Install ribbon fibre cable in the FTTX distribution network
ICTTEN311 Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and connectors.
The remaining two units may be selected from any of the elective streams

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ICT30415 Certificate III Technician Hybrid Fibre The following six electives must be selected:
in Telecommunications Coaxial (HFC)
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry.
Network Build and
Operate (continued) ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments
ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable
ICTCBL310 Install aerial cable
ICTRFN406 Maintain hybrid fibre coaxial broadband cable network
ICTTEN302 Install telecommunications network equipment

Plus

CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs and CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS


requirements
Or

ICTWHS201 Provide telecommunications services safely on roofs


Or

RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights


The remaining two or three units may be selected from any of the elective
streams.
ICT30515 Certificate III Cabling networks The following unit must be selected:
in Telecommunications
ICTTEN309 Provide infrastructure for telecommunications network
Technology
customer equipment.

One unit must be selected from Group A Workplace elective units.

At least three of the seven remaining electives must be selected from Group C
Cabling.

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Qualification Specialisation Elective Rules
ICT30515 Certificate III Optical networks One unit must be selected from Group A Workplace elective units.
in Telecommunications
At least four of the remaining eight electives must be selected from the
Technology (continued)
following list:

ICTBWN301 Perform tests on optical communication system and


components
ICTBWN302 Install optical fibre splitters in fibre distribution hubs
ICTBWN303 Install lead-in module and cable for fibre to the premises
ICTBWN304 Work safely with live fibre to test and commission a fibre to
the x installation
ICTBWN305 Use optical and radio frequency measuring instruments.
Radio communications The following unit must be selected:

ICTWOR307 Collect and analyse technical information.

One unit must be selected from Group Workplace elective units.

At least three of the seven remaining electives must be selected from Group G
Radio Frequency Networks.
Telecommunications The following unit must be selected:
networking
ICTWOR307 Collect and analyse technical information.

One unit must be selected from Group Workplace elective units.

At least three of the seven remaining electives must be selected from Group H
Telecommunications Network.
Wireless networks One unit must be selected from Group A Workplace elective units.

At least four of the remaining eight electives must be selected from the
following list:

ICTRFN301 Install a radio communications antenna and feedline


ICTRFN303 Install WiMAX customer premises equipment broadband
wireless access equipment
ICTRFN305 Operate and maintain radio communications technical
instruments and field equipment
ICTRFN401 Conduct radio frequency measurements
ICTRFN406 Maintain hybrid fibre coaxial broadband cable network.

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Qualification Specialisation Elective Rules
ICT41215 Certificate IV Network engineering The elective units must consist of:
in Telecommunications
two electives selected from Group A.
Engineering Technology
six electives selected from Group B General and Group C Network
Engineering.
Optical networks The elective units must consist of:

ICTOPN401 Install and test a dense wavelength division multiplexing


system
ICTOPN402 Use advanced optical test equipment
ICTOPN403 Prepare activity plans and specifications for a fibre to the x
installation.

Two electives must be selected from Group A.

The three remaining electives must be selected from Group B General and
Group C Network Engineering.
Radio communications The elective units must consist of:

ICTRFN301 Install a radio communications antenna and feedline


ICTRFN304 Construct and test a radio communications device
ICTRFN401 Conduct radio frequency measurements
ICTRFN402 Select antenna system for radio communications.

Two electives must be selected from Group A.

The two remaining electives must be selected from Group B General and Group
D Radio Communications.

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ICT51015 Diploma in Management The following five units must be selected:
Telecommunications
ICTNPL401 Apply business acumen to network planning
Engineering
ICTNPL409 Apply knowledge of regulation and legislation for the
telecommunications industry
ICTNPL503 Apply service measures and demand forecasting to products
and services planning
ICTPMG610 Develop a project management plan
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans.
The remaining two electives must be selected from Group A General
administration, Group D Network engineering and Group F Management.
Network engineering The following four units must be selected:

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work


ICTTEN502 Design a telecommunications project
ICTTEN513 Install, configure and test a local area network switch
ICTTEN514 Install, configure and test a server.
The remaining three electives must be selected from Groups A General
administration, Group B General ICT, Group C Radio communication, Group D
Network engineering, Group E Optical and network engineering, and Group G
Network engineering.
Optical network The following five units must be selected:

ICTOPN501 Plan and configure dense wavelength division multiplexing


systems
ICTOPN502 Perform acceptance and commissioning tests on optical
network
ICTOPN503 Plan for an optical system upgrade and cut over
ICTOPN504 Test and commission a dense wavelength division multiplexing
transmission system
ICTOPN506 Analyse and integrate specialised optical devices in the
network.
The remaining two electives must be selected from Group A General
administration, Group B General ICT and Group E Optical and network
engineering.
Radio communications The following five units must be selected:

ICTRFN502 Test and measure cellular phone and network equipment


performance
ICTRFN503 Evaluate and analyse radio frequency signal coverage plots
ICTRFN602 Produce and evaluate architecture designs for WiMAX
networks
ICTTEN502 Design a telecommunications project
ICTTEN517 Plan a wireless mesh network.
The remaining two electives must be selected from Group A General
administration, Group B General ICT and Group C Radio communications.

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Skill sets

What is a skill set? Skill sets in the


Skill sets consist of one or more endorsed units of competency
that have been packaged together to address a defined industry
ICT Information and
need or specific licensing or regulatory requirement. Skill sets are
not qualifications.
Communications
Technology Training
Package
Please refer to Appendix 1 for a list of skill sets.

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Skill set structure
Skill sets themselves are non-endorsed components of training packages (however, they consist of endorsed units of competency). Skill
sets use a standard format developed by IBSA. The table explains the contents of each field.

Skill set code

This is a unique code in the format: <Training package code> < SS> <five digit code> e.g. BSBSS00001.

For example:

ICT 00031
Information and Example This is the 31st skill
Communications Technology
Training Package ICTSS00031 set in the sequence

SS
Skill Set
identifier

Skill set name

The title reflects the skill set outcomes.

Description

This field explains how the skill set meets the industry need or regulatory requirement.

Pathways information

This field explains the skill sets relationship with a qualification.

Suggested title and words for Statement of Attainment

This field provides advice on a suitable title and words to use on a Statement of Attainment.

Target group

This field explains the types of individuals who will benefit from completing the skill set.

Links

This field provides a link to the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

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Units of competency

What is a unit of
competency?
Units of competency are the nationally agreed statements of Units of competency are not aligned to levels within the AQF
the skills and knowledge required for effective performance in a because units of competency can be included across a range of
particular job or job function. Units of competency describe work qualification levels. However, the qualification in which a unit is
outcomes as agreed by industry. As such, they do not describe first packaged in a training package is indicated in the unit code.
the procedures necessary to perform a particular role, but rather,
identify the skills and knowledge, as outcomes, that contribute to
the whole job function. Each unit of competency describes:

a specific work activity and what it involves


particular skills (and level of skills) that are needed to perform
the work activity
conditions under which the work activity may be conducted
knowledge and skills required to perform the work activity
foundation skills required to perform the work activity
how learners can show they are competent in the work activity
performance and knowledge evidence that must be considered
in assessing competency of the unit
conditions under which evidence for assessment must be
gathered.

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What is competency? Units of competency


The broad concept of industry competency is the ability
to perform particular tasks and duties to the standard of in the ICT Information
performance expected in the workplace. Competency covers all
aspects of workplace performance and involves: and Communications
performing individual tasks Technology Training
managing a range of different tasks
responding to contingencies or breakdowns
Package
dealing with the responsibilities of the workplace, including As well as native units, a range of units of competency have
working with others. been imported into the ICT Information and Communications
Technology Training Package to provide greater flexibility, choice
Workplace competency is the ability to apply relevant skills and and transferability of skills within the industry.
knowledge consistently over time and in the required workplace
Please refer to Appendix 1 for a list of units of competency. This
situations and environments.
includes:
Competency standards are determined by industry to meet
units of competency native to this training package
industry skill needs and focus on what is expected of a competent
individual in the workplace. imported units of competency
units of competency with prerequisites.

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Unit of competency structure


Units of competency are based on templates prescribed by the NSSC Standards for Training Packages 2012. Under these Standards,
a unit of competency comprises two separate documents, i.e. a unit of competency document and an assessment requirements
document. The tables explains the contents of each field.

Unit code

Each unit of competency has a unique code, which is assigned when the training package is endorsed, or when new units of
competency are added to an endorsed training package:

the first three characters identify the training package


the next three characters indicate the competency stream or group
the first number indicates the AQF qualification in which the unit is first packaged
the next two numbers identify a units position in the sequence of units in that competency stream or group.

Information and
Communications Example This is the 1st unit in the
Technology Training sequence in the Database
Package ICT DBS 4 01 stream

This unit was first packaged


Database stream
within a Certificate IV

Unit title

The title describes the unit outcome and complies with the length specified in the AVETMIS Standard (no more than 100 characters).

Unit application

This field describes how the unit is practically applied, who would typically use it and the unit of competencys relationship to
licensing, legislative or certification requirements.

Prerequisite units

This is an optional field that specifies any unit(s) in which the learner must already be competent prior to the achieving competency in
this unit.

Unit sector

This field is used to categorise units of competency in relation to industry sectors or types of work.

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Elements of competency

Elements of competency describe the outcomes of the significant functions and tasks that make up the competency. Elements
describe actions or outcomes that are demonstrable and assessable.

Performance criteria

Performance criteria specify the required performance in relevant tasks, roles, skills (including foundation skills) and the applied
knowledge that enables competent performance.

Foundation skills

This field describes the language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance.

Range of conditions

This is an optional field that specifies different work environments and conditions that may affect performance. Range is restricted
to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment, so it is quite different from the previous
Range statement.

Unit mapping information

This field specifies the code and title of any equivalent unit of competency.

Links

This field provides a link to the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

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Assessment requirements
Title

This field uses the format: Assessment Requirements for [Unit of Competency Code and Title]

Performance evidence

Performance evidence, as the name implies, specifies what individuals must do to show that they satisfy the performance standards
in the unit of competency.

Knowledge evidence

Knowledge evidence, as the name implies, specifies what individuals must know in order to carry out the work tasks described in the
unit of competency safely and effectively.

Assessment conditions

This field describes mandatory conditions for assessment, e.g. details of equipment and materials; contingencies; physical
conditions; relationships with other people; timeframes. It also specifies assessor requirements.

Links

This field provides a link to the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Contextualisation of units
of competency by RTOs
RTOs may contextualise units of competency to reflect local skill
needs. Contextualisation could involve additions or amendments
to the unit of competency to suit particular delivery methods,
learner profiles, or specific enterprise requirements. Any
contextualisation must ensure the integrity of the outcome of the
unit of competency is maintained.

Industry requirements, as described in training or job


specifications, can be used to contextualise a unit of competency.

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Contacts and links

Companion volumes/ General


training package Australian Apprenticeships
www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au
information Australian Qualifications Framework: Second edition, January
2013
All IBSA Companion Volumes can be found on the IBSA website:
http://www.aqf.edu.au/
https://ibsa.org.au/companion_volumes
Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)
http://www.asqa.gov.au
Innovation and Business Skills Australia
Industry Skills Councils
Level 11, 176 Wellington Parade http://www.isc.org.au
East Melbourne Vic 3002
TGA website, training packages
Tel: 03 9815 7000
http://www.training.gov.au/
Fax: 03 9815 7001
Web: www.ibsa.org.au Training Accreditation Council (Western Australia)
Email: virtual@ibsa.org.au http://www.tac.wa.gov.au

Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA)


http://www.vrqa.vic.gov.au/
Department of Education and Training
These materials have been developed with funding provided
by the Commonwealth of Australia through the Department of
Education and Training.
https://www.education.gov.au/

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State and Territory About IBSA


Training Authority This Guide has been developed by Innovation and Business Skills
Australia (IBSA). IBSA is a national organisation working closely
Australian Capital Territory with industry to identify skill needs and to develop training
http://www.det.act.gov.au/ products and services to fill those needs.
New South Wales IBSA is authorised and funded by the Australian government to
http://www.dec.nsw.gov.au/ produce training packages for its six industries:
Northern Territory Business services
http://www.dob.nt.gov.au/ Financial services
Queensland Information and communication technologies
http://training.qld.gov.au/ Cultural industries
South Australia Printing and graphic arts
http://www.statedevelopment.sa.gov.au/ Education and training.
Tasmania
Visit www.ibsa.org.au for more information.
http://www.skills.tas.gov.au/

Victoria
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/

Western Australia
http://www.dtwd.wa.gov.au

Industry bodies/other
organisations
Australian Communications and Media Authority
http://www.acma.gov.au

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