Telecommunications

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ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)
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TELECOMMUNICATIONS
(LEVEL 3)

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS
(LEVEL 4)

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ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 2
  • 40-44 Credits
  • TBA
  • NZQA Ref: 2136

Strands: Electricity Supply, and Telecommunications

IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR YOU?

This is an entry level qualification. It is suitable for all entrants to the industry, whether they are working in a trade and technical role, or in an administrative capacity within the generation, distribution, transmission, Telecommunications or retail sectors of the Electricity Supply Industry.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (LEVEL 3)

NZC IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS WITH STRANDS IN COPPER NETWORK MAINTENANCE AND OPTICAL FIBRE NETWORK

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 3
  • 90 Credits
  • NZQA #3767

Strands: Copper Network Maintenance and Optical Fibre Network.

This qualification is suitable for people entering a career as a Telecommunications technician.

IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR YOU?

This qualification provides the telecommunications industry with people who can operate as technicians in the telecommunications sector on the installation and maintenance of networks. The strands in this qualification recognise the intermediate level of skills and knowledge required by graduates in one of three areas of specialisation – copper network maintenance, optical fibre network.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS (LEVEL 4)

NZC IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS (LEVEL 4) WITH STRANDS IN ACCESS NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES, CORE NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES, RADIO/WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES, SIGNALS AND COMMUNICATIONS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS DESIGN, AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICAL SERVICE DESK

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 4
  • 90-115 Credits
  • TBA

This qualification is currently under review.

Strands: Access Network Technologies, Core Network Technologies, Radio/Wireless Technologies, Signals and Communications, Telecommunications Design, and Telecommunications Technical Service Desk

This qualification is suitable for advanced technicians.

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Communicating effectively to provide support and solutions for stakeholders and supervision of personnel
  • Applying business policies and procedures including management of information and records
  • Maintaining a safe working environment and implement hazard management policies and procedures
  • Applying relevant industry, community, government and environmental regulations and standards
  • Maintaining advanced knowledge of current and emerging technologies and develop knowledge in their area of practice.