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Electrical and Telecommunications Trades Assistant

Electrical or Telecommunications Trades Assistants assist Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers to install and maintain electrical and telecommunications systems.

Overview

Electrical or Telecommunications Trades Assistants assist Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers to install and maintain electrical and telecommunications systems.

Day-to-day

  • installs, maintains, repairs and diagnoses malfunctions of electrical or telecommunications systems
  • to conform with regulations and safety requirements
  • performs a range of manual tasks such as digging, lifting, cutting and laying cable to assist trade workers.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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Apprenticeships may be available

To become an Electrical and Telecommunications Trades Assistant

  • You can work as an Electrical or Telecommunications Trades Assistant without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in electrical or telecommunications might be helpful.

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