The purpose of the qualification is to provide learners with the necessary practical skills required to be employed in the telecommunication industry.
Learners who achieve this qualification are able to:
- Describe the principles of advanced mathematics.
- Explain the fundamentals of electronic communication.
- Describe the principles of communication systems and digital networks.
- Apply the laws of Boolean algebra and construct and investigate an electrical circuit consisting of logic gates and light emitting diodes (LEDs).
- Calculate the impedance of a series circuit consisting of inductance capacitance and resistance (LCR) and calculate the overall voltage gain of casade of amplifiers and attenuators.
- Draw and label diagrams relating to telecommunication systems.
- Investigate the design characteristics of modems and analyse the modulation schemes employed for the transfer of data.
- Describe basic elements and historical aspects of telephone networks, the routing of various types of call and the necessary systems and subsystems required.
- Prepare, from a building plan, a cable design which adheres to the latest version of ISO/IEC 11810 cabling standard.
- Describe the SDH/SONET systems.
- Describe the principles of radio systems.
- Plan a global system for a mobile communication (GSM) network.
- Use pseudocode following established programming principles.
- Plan, install and maintain telecoms equipment in a customer’s premises.
- Carry out a pre-installation survey to premises.
- Carry out risk assessments to identify risks and prevent hazards.
Duration: Full Time, Day classes , Monday – Friday