ICTSS00084 Basic Open Cabler Registration Skill Set

The purpose of this program is set to address the skills and knowledge required to install, maintain and modify telecommunications customer cabling in domestic and commercial premises in accordance with Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) requirements for ‘Open’ Registration. The Units from this skill set contribute to the ACMA training required for individuals to apply for the requirements for an Open Cabling Registration Licence with a registrar of their own choosing.

This course is suitable to new or existing workers in the telecommunications industry who wish to be employed as open registered cablers (Telecommunication Technician) in accordance with ACMA requirements.

Upon successful completion of the required units of competencies a Statement of Attainment will be issued.

  • ICTCBL247 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule
  • ICTTEN208 Use electrical skills when working with telecommunications networks
  • ICTTEN202 Use hand and power tools
  • ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures

There are no entry requirements for this skill set, however students with a colour vision deficiency should consult their trainers as some units may not be suitable.                                                                                                                                                                                    Unit of competency ICTCBL247 has a pre-requisit of ICTTEN208 and ICTWHS204.

To be eligible to obtain an Open Cabler Registration Licence, applicants are required to complete 360 industry based cablinger hours and apply via an ACMA approved registrar.                                For more information please visit the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) website.

Blended – online (self-paced) via Learning Management System Canvas and, face to face (practical).                                                                                                                                                            During the entire program you will have access to your trainer via phone or email during normal business hours, should you have any questions throughout completing the course.

  • Online – own location, home, workplace
  • Practical component – Banyo Campus 17 Armada Place, Banyo

Access to a laptop / computer, stable internet connection and a current email address.                                                                                                                                                                                  Access to Installation requirements for customer cabling (Wiring Rules – AS/CA S009).

There is no Government Funding available for this course.
  • Fee for service

The following units can be completed as an add-on to the Basic Open Cabler Registration Skill Set. The following additional fees apply.
  • ICTCBL301 Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation ($600)
  • ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable ($300)
  • Cluster units – ICTCBL301 and ICTCBL303 ($800)


ICTSS00084 Basic Open Cabler Registration Skill Set is Nationally Recognised Training.