This unit covers the installation and termination of high performance data copper cabling in buildings and premises and intended for connection a telecommunications network. It encompasses working safely and to standards, installing multiple data lines and backbones using structured twisted pair cabling, terminating at distributors, termination modules and in socket outlets, testing and compliance checks and completing cabling documentation.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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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

UEENEEF102A - Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services


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: - telecommunication cable types; - cable identification; - cable installation; - building construction; - fixing devices; - cable enclosures; - distribution boxes and back mounts; - electrical connections; - cable preparation and terminations and hauling mechanisms; - category 5 and 6 structured cabling; - category 5 and 6 structured cabling installation systems; - category 5 and 6 structured cabling performance requirements; - selecting cable and cabling hardware; - testing Category 5 and 6 cabling; - local area network cabling systems, and; - coaxial cables.

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