72 hours


If you work in the electrotechnology area you will need Data cabling knowledge in electrical classification, S008 and S009 rules, data and telephony cabling installation techniques, dossiers and related mandatory documentation and inspections.

This unit applies to customer cabling terminated on distributors and to the installation, maintenance and modification of indoor, external and underground cabling.

Customer cabling may be used to connect devices for:

  • telecommunications (phones and facsimile)
  • data including video and multimedia
  • security and alarms
  • fire protection

Victoria University has specialist training against national competencies for work in Data Cable Provider Rules areas and in Licence-endorsed Optic Fibre Cabling with National Broadband Rollout.

Students who successfully complete this course can apply for the Austel licence, which is sought after in the following industries:

  • security/ alarm trades person
  • CCTV trades
  • energy and lighting management persons.

  • Experience in OH&S in the work place
  • Experience with working with cables.

After successfully completing this training you will be issued with a unit of competency in UEENEEF102A - Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services from the Certificate III in Electrotechnology qualification.

Learning outcomes

This skill set is available to anyone wishing to undertake work in telecommunication cabling requiring ACMA ‘Open’ Cabling Provider Registration.

Note: This Skill Set meets the minimum ACMA ‘prescribed level of knowledge and skill that safeguards matters of health, safety, network integrity and addresses matters of interoperability where customer equipment and standard telephone service are involved’ for ACMA ‘Open’ Cabling Provider Registration.

Admission requirements

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course. Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

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Participants should be currently working in the electrotechnology industry for a minimum of 6 months.  

How to register

Phone: +61 3 9919 7600
Email: [email protected]

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