Basic Copper Jointing

Learners will gain the skills and knowledge required to install a telecommunications service to a building, to joint metallic conductor cable on the service and to install an above ground equipment enclosure for cabling provisioning.

This is a Telstra accredited course providing learners with the necessary skills to work in accordance with Telstra requirements.


This course covers:

  • Health, safety and environment 
  • Cable types, uses, recognition, pair colour coding 
  • Joint enclosures - types, uses, recognition including  butt-ended and in-line xaga joint enclosures 
  • Installing jointing enclosures including heat shrink techniques 
  • Conductor jointing 
  • Sealing practices 
  • Cable pair termination facilities (sockets, wall enclosures, distribution frames and CCU terminations and jumpering) 
  • Plan reading, cable pair and jumpering records 
  • DC principles 
  • Test equipment - choice and use


National competency standard

ICTCBL215 - Joint metallic conductor cable in access network 
ICTCBL210 - Install telecommunications service to a building

Delivery Options

Face to Face

Course Duration: 5 days
Course Cost: $1050 (GST free)  



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