This unit covers the installation and maintenance of telecommunications cabling in buildings and premises. It encompasses working safely and to Australian Communications and Media Authority's 'Open' Cabling Provider Rule, installing multiple telephone line, multi-pair cables, backbone cabling, terminating in socket outlets, termination modules and distributors, testing and compliance checks and completing cabling documentation.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEF102A

Prerequisites

UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEENEEE102A - Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

UEENEEE104A - Solve problems in d.c. circuits

UEENEEE105A - Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

UEENEEE107A - Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - principles and characteristics of sound; - transmission of sound; - telephone transmitters; - telephone receivers; - telephone circuits; - overview of earthing and protection; - customer switching systems (CSS), interfaces and devices; - installation of CSS; - installation and termination requirements overview and hazards; - cabling provider rules; - general installation requirements; - telecommunication cable types; - cable identification; - building structures, materials and sequencing; - cable installation; - termination boundaries and devices; - cable preparation and terminations and hauling mechanisms; - earthing concepts; - surge suppression and system; - cable shielding and interference, and; - telecommunication earthing systems.

Where to next?

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.

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