Telecommunications Cable Jointer

Telecommunications Cable Jointers joint, terminate and repair copper and fibre optic telecommunications cables installed in underground pipes, trenches and overhead systems.

Overview

Telecommunications Cable Jointers joint, terminate and repair copper and fibre optic telecommunications cables installed in underground pipes, trenches and overhead systems.

Day-to-day

  • installs cabling for telephone, radio, pay tv and computer transmission
  • joins cables and seals sheaths with lead and thermoplastic
  • erects, tests and maintains aerial and underground wires and cables, and radio and mobile phone antennae.

Considerations

  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

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To become a Telecommunications Cable Jointer

  • You can work as a Telecommunications Cable Jointer without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. If you want to gain cabling registration you need to complete a certificate II or III in data and voice communications, telecommunications technology or telecommunications network (build and operate).

    Find a Certificate or Diploma in Cable Jointing or Communications Technology

  • Registration or licencing may be required.

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