- Duration:TBC Depending on unit selection
- Course Code:C&G 3668-03
- FT / PT:Full Time
City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Communications Cabling (3668-03)
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at learners aged 16 and above who would like to gain the knowledge and skills required during their initial training within the network infrastructure (communications cabling) industry for specific job roles. It is also for those who work within the telecoms industry and wish to further develop their knowledge and skills.
Additionally, it is also aimed at new entrants looking to start a career in this sector.
What does the qualification cover?
Learners will be introduced to the scope and opportunities offered within the network infrastructure (communications cabling) and telecoms industry. This qualification will cover communications cabling processes and principles including safe working practices and telecom behaviours. Learners will gain an insight into the communications cabling industry, including an understanding of the range of services offered, the terminology used and the health, safety and environmental rules and regulations. Learners will be introduced to the principles of communications cabling systems and supporting network infrastructure.
What opportunities for progression are there?
Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for progression towards new job roles within the industry. This Certificate will enable learners to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and career progression in the network infrastructure (communications cabling) and telecoms industry. Specialist knowledge and skills will be developed.
To gain the Level 3 Certificate in Communications Cabling learners must complete two mandatory units (301 and 302) plus one unit from the nine optional units (303 – 311). A total of three units are required to achieve this qualification, which can be completed in any order.
Unit 301 – Safe working practices and behaviours
Unit 302 – Telecoms Fundamentals
Unit 303 – Fibre Optic cabling
Unit 304 – Air Blown Fibre Technologies
Unit 305 – Passive Optical Networks (PON)
Unit 306 – Structured cabling and enterprise networks
Unit 307 – Fibre fault finding and diagnostics
Unit 308 – Copper fault finding and diagnostics
Unit 309 – Design and planning external enterprise networks
Unit 310 – Design and planning internal enterprise networks
Unit 311 – Wireless and cellular
The purpose of this unit is for learners to develop the required safe working practices and behaviours to work on public highways, underground, overhead and internal networks to the safety standards as laid out by legislation and industry standards. It will also develop the learner’s communication skills and behaviours with customers, peers, and hierarchy.
How much does the course cost?
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