Further Education and Training Certificate: Telecommunication Network Operations
Qualification ID: 59057
Includes: CompTIA A+, Network+, CCNA and CCNP
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 4
Unit Standards: 132
Completion: Training consists of Online training, Online Exams, Work-based experience (to be arranged by client) and Portfolio of evidence.
Additional fee: Printing and posting of Portfolio of evidence document
It is assumed that the learner is already competent in maths and communication at NQF Level 3
Courses are run on a virtual environment.
Purpose of the program:
This qualification will equip a person to perform functions in the Network Operations environment within the telecommunications Industry. Telecommunications covers a wide range of specialization areas. These areas are, Management and surveillance of Information and Communication Technology Networks, Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol Networks Operations, Installation and Maintenance of Customer Premises Equipment, Operation of Telecommunications Transport Systems, Maintenance of Telecommunication Cables, Installation of Telecommunication Cables, Operation of Telecommunication Lines and Installation of Network Elements.
Each specialisation area encompasses a unique, autonomous job function. The qualifying learner will have acquired the knowledge, and be able to function as a competent operations specialist in one of the specialisation areas listed above. Multiple specializations are not a requirement for this qualification although natural progression is desirable and allowed. The competencies required for this qualification may be acquired through learnerships or skills programs. Acquiring this qualification has the benefit of addressing problems historically associated with non-OBE training where newly qualified people struggled to get employment due to a lack of experiential training in the workplace.
Exit level outcomes:
List and explain the elements that comprise a current and next generation telecommunication network
Explain the uses of telecommunication protocols and telecommunication principles
Explain the characteristics and benefits of available telecommunications products and services in both the commodity and value added (VAS) ranges
Commission, maintain, diagnose faults and repair telecommunication equipment
Function in the workforce management and network management environment