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The ACMA Open Registration course involves both practical and theoretical training in the installation and maintenance of customer premises cabling systems.

The course is designed for those who want to enter into the telecommunications industry or trade workers and technical support persons already working the telecommunications industry, wanting to apply for the ACMA Open Registration licence.


This course involves both practical and theoretical training, in the installation and maintenance of customer optical fibre cabling systems.

The course is designed for trade workers and technical support persons who are already working in the telecommunications industry, who do not hold any formal qualifications, or may need to update skills to meet current Licensing and Regulatory requirements.


This course involves both practical and theoretical training in the installation and maintenance of customer premises structured cabling systems.

The course is designed for trade workers and technical support persons who are already working in the telecommunications industry, and do not hold any formal qualification or may need to update skills to meet current licensing and regulatory requirements.


The Certificate II in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate is designed for first timers to the telecommunications industry, and will help you pathway into work on the National Broadband Network (NBN) as well as gain valuable insight on the infrastructure utilised in both the carrier and customer sides of the network.

Your training will take place at our state-of-the-art facilities in Arden Street, North Melbourne.

During this course, you will learn about a range of competencies in a varied work context, from installation to the operation of telecommunications products and equipment. Through real, practical learning, you will develop broad-based employability skills in a range of telecommunications fields, focusing on delivering services to the customer premises and from the carrier lead-in. This qualification will give you competitive advantages to enter the industry sooner.

At the completion of this course, you will be able to pursue a variety of entry level roles such as Telecommunications Network Customer Services Technician.

On successful completion, students will gain the competencies required for the Restricted Registration (ACMA), Construction / Induction (White Card) and Working Safely at Heights accreditation. Throughout the duration of the course, with further study students are given the opportunity to complete the competency requirements for the Open Cabling Registration.


The Certificate III in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate prepares you to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the demand and quality standards for the rollout of high speed NBN infrastructure.

This course is designed with working professionals in mind, meaning no formal pre-requisites or work experience is required. As an approved NBN Training Provider these courses have been aligned with outcomes in the NBN workforce.

There are two course streams being offered for this course.

You can choose to study Telecommunications Technician specialising in Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC) Carrier Networks or in Optical Fibre Carrier Networks.


Telecommunications Technician - (Fibre)
This course stream is a pathway for you to become a qualified telecommunications technician specialising in Optical Fibre carrier networks.

You will learn how to perform equipment and system installation work to enable efficient access and connection to NBN communication services through Optical Fibre delivery. This includes splicing, managing, and terminating optical fibre cabling, as well as designing and maintaining communications cabling systems.

This course stream enables you to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the demand and quality standards for the rollout of high speed NBN infrastructure on Optical Fibre carrier networks.

On successful completion, students will gain the competencies required for the Open Registration (ACMA) with the Optical Fibre endorsement


When you study the Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology, you will develop the technical expertise in applying a broad range of competencies in the selection, installation and configuration of telecommunications equipment in the customers’ premises.

You will also gain an understanding of convergence networks and infrastructure that integrates internet protocol (IP) based applications and technology.

As a qualified telecommunications technician, you will be able to assess technical requirements, plan and perform installations, test existing equipment, and check faults.

With delivery of the NBN to the customer premises requiring a variety of installation techniques, this course is structured to allow the telecommunications technician to perform the transition of customer equipment to the telecommunications network.

On successful completion, students will gain the competencies required for the Open Registration (ACMA) with the Coaxial Cabling, Structured Cabling and Optical Fibre endorsements.

This course is suitable for both new and existing workers to gain fundamental and advanced knowledge of the telecommunications industry. Also included is the Work Safely at Heights competency for resources and infrastructure industries.