ICT30413 - 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 â€“ RF services
free to air TV installers â€“ multiple services
subscription TV installer â€“ multiple services.
The following unit within this qualification has a prerequisite. This is detailed as follows:
Code and title
Prerequisite unit required
ICTCBL2137B Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule
1 elective unit from Group A workplace units, plus
4 elective units from Group B general units
Units completed in ICT20413 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
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 ICT20413 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 ICT20413 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 ICT30413 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.
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, Plumbing and Services Training Package fulfils this requirement.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
reading drawings and recognising drawing symbols
interpreting plan as a set of functions to be implemented
confirming approval for time and method of site access with customers
documenting and communicating work-related information, including reporting of faults and problems
providing correct literature to the customer, including explanatory booklets, manuals, training aids, user guides, equipment plans and configuration
providing feedback to customers on operating the equipment
relating personal role to the industry
participating in a team structure by identifying team members, tasks and goals and recognising and responding positively to conflict
applying interpersonal skills with clients, employer, supervisors, work associates, team members and other contractors
giving and receiving feedback to assist in meeting team and organisational goals
identifying faults or optimisation options
rectifying faults and adjusting system to optimal operation
determining cable routes and antenna siting taking into account building services, safety, industry codes and practices, and customer requirements
following up promptly on difficulties and known problem areas
ranking likely causes of fault in order of probability to ensure a methodical approach to fault identification
Initiative and enterprise
adapting plan to suit specific features of site
identifying issues and possible solutions within established guidelines
providing customers with temporary or replacement equipment similar to existing equipment
Planning and organising
interpreting design and relating to site characteristics
planning and organising installation and operation of TV equipment and products
prioritising work according to organisation guidelines
applying all related WHS requirements and work practices, including job safety analysis (JSA), protective clothing and personal safety items
relating own role to the industry and establishing own work schedule
using strategies to present a professional image to customers
interpreting and applying relevant regulations and standards
seeking assistance from team members when necessary
giving and receiving feedback
providing suitable training and assessment opportunities for work team members
providing training to customers on system, product, product features and facilities
installing and operating TV equipment and products
installing and configuring passive and active devices
checking tools and test equipment for accuracy
identifying, replacing or repairing faulty parts and equipment