ICT30410 - Certificate III in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology
Certificate III in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology
This qualification reflects the role of an individual in the telecommunications industry who can apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context of installation of a limited range of digital reception equipment for either a customer or an enterprise. Fault-finding skills on a range of digital reception equipment for Subscription TV and Free-to-air TV reception are acquired.
Any cabling at the customer premises must be carried out in accordance to requirements of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) and relevant industry registration bodies, and in line with the specifications of the access network owner
Job roles and titles vary across different sectors of the industry. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
audiovisual systems integrator
field service technician - RF services
free to air TV installers- multiple services
subscription TV installer - multiple services
There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency.
Total number of units = 9
3 core units, plus
1 elective unit from Group A workplace units, plus
5 elective units from Group B general units
Units completed in ICT20410 Certificate II in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology cannot be selected in this qualification.
Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level. A minimum of 5 of these electives must be taken from Certificate III level.
A maximum of two units from Group B general elective units may be substituted with two units of competency from any endorsed Training Package or any accredited course at Certificate III or Certificate IV level. The two units from Group B general elective units may be substituted with Group A workplace elective units where required by a specific job role.
Units selected from other Training Packages or accredited courses must not duplicate units selected from or available within the ICT10 Integrated Telecommunications Training Package.
BSBSUS301A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Select the 2 units not completed as Specialist Units inICT20410 Certificate II in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology
ICTDRE4166A Integrate customer digital reception equipment
three additional units from Group B general elective units, with a maximum of one of those additional units from Group A workplace elective units as appropriate to the specific job role.
Small to medium contracting business operator
Core units plus one Group A workplace elective unit plus:
ICTSMB4161A Operate a contractor business with employees
four additional units from Group B general elective units, with a maximum of two of those additional units from Group A workplace elective units as appropriate to the specific job role.
Pathways into the qualification
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
after achieving the ICT20410 Certificate II in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology or another relevant accredited Training Package qualification or relevant accredited course
providing evidence of competency in the core units required for the ICT20410 Certificate II in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology or equivalent units with vocational experience
with substantial vocational experience but without a formal qualification.
Pathways from the qualification
After achieving the ICT30410 Certificate III in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology, candidates seeking to develop more specialised technical skills and knowledge, may select from a range of Certificate IV qualifications in the ICT10 Integrated Telecommunications Training Package.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations
All training programs must be conducted with the reference to the regulatory regime of the prevailing statutory authority (currently ACMA).
National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work
Some cabling and installation work may fall within the definition of construction work. If so, people entering the construction site are required to complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (Australian Safety Compensation Council, May 2007).
CPC08 Construction and Plumbing Services Integrated Framework Training Package fulfils this requirement.
The following unit within this qualification has a prerequisite. This is detailed as follows:
Code and Title
Prerequisite unit/s required
ICTCBL2137A Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule