Electricity Supply Industry Training Organisation

Telecommunications

 The telecommunications qualifications are as follows.

Qualification Level Description
New Zealand Certificate in  Telecommunications (Level 3) with strands in Access Network Technologies, Core Network Technologies, Radio/Wireless Technologies, and Signals and Communications

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This qualification provides the Telecommunications industry with people who are able to install and maintain telecommunications networks in either Access Network Technologies, Core Network Technologies, Radio/Wireless Technologies, or Signals and Communications. Graduates with the Signals and Communications Strand will be able to operate signals and communications equipment and networks.

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

Graduates will contribute to an efficient, reliable and secure telecommunication network and be able to operate as Telecommunications technicians at intermediate level under direct supervision in their area of practice.

New Zealand Certificate in Telecommunications (Level 4) with strands in Access Network Technologies, core Network Technologies, Radio Wireless Technologies, and Signals and Communications
 4 Please note: this qualification is currently being reviewed.

The Level 4 qualification is the advanced part of this career path. The certificate builds on the Level 3 qualification and is intended for experienced people in the telecommunications industry.
Candidates complete the core compulsory and elective unit standards and then select one of the seven strands.