Cabling & Customer Premises Equipment Tradesperson

Cabling & Customer Premises Equipment Tradespersons install telecommunications and data cabling and cabling products on customer premises in accordance with Australian Communication Authority requirements under the auspices of the industry registration regime, and relevant industry registration bodies, and in line with the specifications of the access network owner.

Personal requirements of a Cabling & Customer Premises Equipment Tradesperson may include:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of current and emerging telecommunications technologies
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

Cabling & Customer Premises Equipment Tradesperson may complete the following tasks:

  • 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
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Install customer cable support systems
  • Place and secure customer cable
  • Terminate metallic conductor customer cable
  • Install functional and protective telecommunications earthing system
  • Alter services to an existing cable system
  • Organise and monitor cabling to ensure compliance with regulatory and industry standards

This occupation requires a certificate level of skill in Telecommunications Cabling. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.