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Overseas Worker Certification Programme: Telecommunications Fibre Optics


Program Objectives

  • Apply safe work practices and meet industry standards when working on telecommunications networks in New Zealand , including operation of plant and equipment
  • Co-ordinate and scope telecommunication sites while managing customer expectations and relationships
  • Demonstrate installation practices and procedures for telecommunications equipment
  • Operation of plant and equipment
  • Describe and apply techniques for identifying and locating faults
  • Use and maintain hand and power tools for electrical work
  • Install, locate, test and service the fibre network to protect and restore the fibre telecommunications network
  • Apply knowledge of optical fibre theory during build, provisioning and carry out repairs to industry standards
  • Included are plant operator and high-risk activity training that meet approved codes of practice
  • Telecommunications competency requirements (WTCs) embedded
  • Ensure current best practice of application of skills
  • On completion, learner will receive a New Zealand Certificate in Telecommunication Fibre Optics L3
Telecommunications Fibre Optics

Program info

Entry Criteria
  • Learners must have 2 years' experience as a telecommunications technician
  • Learners are required to provide a technical resume and evidence of experience as a telecommunications technician
  • Must be employed by a telecommunications service provider in NZ
  • 2 x 5 day off-job block courses
  • Total Qualification Cost $7,990 per learner (ex GST)

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