Certificate II in Telecommunications Cabling

About the Certificate II in Telecommunications Cabling

This qualification is part of the Integrated Telecommunications Training Package. It will provide students with the practical skills and knowledge to install, operate, maintain and repair telecommunication cabling systems which carry voice or data signals. Graduates will learn skills in installing, terminating, monitoring, and earthing cabling systems to meet regulatory compliance.


Core: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Follow occupational health and safety and environmental policy and procedures; Use electrical skills in telecommunications work; Install and test an internet protocol device in convergence networks; Use hand and power tools. Electives: Deliver a service to customers; Set up and operate a contractor business; Install customer cable support systems; Terminate metallic conductor customer cable; Joint metallic conductor cable in Access Network; Construct underground telecommunications infrastructure; plus more.



More information about TAFE Western Australia (WA) Add

Western Australian TAFE institutes offer high-quality, nationally recognised courses and are government backed and guaranteed. You can study certificate, diploma, advanced diploma and associate degree qualifications at TAFE Western Australia institutes. A TAFE qualification will provide you with practical skills and industry training that gives you skills employers need. TAFE qualifications also provide pathways to further study at university.

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TAFE institutes

  • Central Institute of Technology
  • Challenger Institute of Technology
  • Polytechnic West
  • West Coast Institute


  • C.Y. O'Connor Institute, Northam
  • Durack Institute of Technology, Geraldton
  • Great Southern Institute of Technology, Albany
  • Kimberley Training Institute, Broome
  • South West Institute of Technology, Bunbury

Student Services

All institutes and campuses will provide:

  • free internet access
  • well-equipped libraries
  • canteens
  • links to recreational, social, religious and other facilities.

Support staff will assist with:

  • study support
  • accommodation advice
  • employment advice
  • personal and study issues.

Tuition fees
Fees start from AUD$5450 per semester depending on the course. Visit the ETI website for current course fees: www.eti.wa.edu.au.

Only regional institutes have on-campus accommodation. Accommodation alternatives include:

  • homestay (if requested)
  • shared accommodation
  • rental accommodation
  • hostels.


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Associate degree courses:

  • aviation (aeronautics, aviation management)
  • business
  • fashion business
  • hospitality management
  • network technology
  • software development (mobile applications)

Certificate and diploma courses:

  • animal studies
  • aquaculture
  • art and design
  • aviation
  • beauty services
  • building and design
  • business and management
  • children's and community services
  • construction
  • equine management
  • engineering
  • English language courses
  • fitness and recreation
  • health and nursing
  • horticulture and land management
  • hospitality and tourism
  • information technology
  • laboratory technology
  • maritime studies
  • multimedia.

A complete list of courses on offer can be found at www.eti.wa.edu.au.

TAFE to university pathways
Many students choose to start their studies at TAFE, apply for university entrance towards the end of their diploma or advanced diploma studies and then obtain credit for the study they have completed. This can shorten your university studies significantly and save you money.

TAFE Western Australia can package selected courses with the following leading Western Australian universities:

  • Curtin University
  • Edith Cowan University
  • Murdoch University.

Streamlined Visa Processing (SVP)
International students have the choice of packaging their TAFE course with university study at the time of application.