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Statement of Attainment in ACMA Fibreoptic, Structured and Coaxial Cabling

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Overview About this course

Supplement your open cabler’s licence and enhance your career. Learn to install, test and terminate fibreoptic, coaxial and structured cables from industry experts. Gain specialist skills to meet the requirements to register as a cabler with ACMA.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Install and terminate coaxial cable on client premises in communications applications

  • Install, test and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises for communications applications using a range of terminations

  • Place, secure and terminate structured cabling for indoor and outdoor installations

  • Certify the installation within a domestic, commercial or industrial client's premises

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • A pathway to further study in telecommunications

  • Credit toward a Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology

  • Specialist skills to meet the ACMA requirement to become a registered cabler

  • Strong pathways to enable further opportunities in the workplace

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An open cabler's licence or have successfully completed the Statement of Attainment in ACMA Open Cabling Registration (900-82147V01)

  • Prior experience in cabling work

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Comfort working with tools

  • A commitment to work, health and safety (WHS) processes and telecommunication standards

  • The ability to see colour to avoid injury at work

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: registered cabler and installer, telecommunications equipment installer, telecommunications equipment tester, telecommunications tradesperson and telecommunications technical support technician.


To work as a cabler in Australia, you must be registered as an open cabler. You can apply to Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)-approved registrars for their cabling registration once you complete the ICTCBL247 unit (install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling (ACMA open rule)), in addition to fulfilling 360 working hours. The ICTCBL247 will require prior completion of the ICTWHS204 and ICTTEN208, which are electrical skills units. This Statement of Attainment is a supplementary qualification to your open cabling registration.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

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The Statement of Attainment in ACMA Fibreoptic, Structured and Coaxial Cabling does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 1 Course

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation ICTCBL301

  • Install, test and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises ICTCBL322

  • Install and terminate coaxial cable ICTCBL303

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

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  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

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There are a total of 1 information sessions planned for this course. They'll take place at different locations across the state.

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